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Leadership Competencies

Mastering leadership competencies will prepare you for future career and personal success!

These are the competency foundations our program will focus on:

Leadership Competencies

Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Building productive relationships
  • Mentoring, motivation, and empowerment
  • Group development


  • Listening 
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Conflict negotiation

Self-Awareness and Development

  • Self-development
  • Clarifying personal values
  • Receiving feedback

Personal Leadership Behaviours

  • Follow-through
  • Responsibility for personal behaviour 
  • Ethics
  • Initiative and independence

Civic Responsibility

  • Understanding and appreciation of cultural and human differences
  • Social responsibility
  • Global perspective and appreciating diversity 
  • Commitment to social justice

Source: Corey Seemiller, The Student Leadership Competencies Guidebook