Leadership Education and Development (LEAD)

Justin in trustee meeting Do you believe leaders are born or made?

Do you feel that strong leadership skills will help you get ahead?

Participating in MCC's Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) program is the perfect opportunity for you to discover or strengthen your inner leader.

LEAD is a series of workshops and activities to develop your leadership skills and abilities and explore the theories and practices of leadership. Experienced leadership and communication professionals help you examine what makes an effective leader and a successful professional. LEAD provides opportunities for you to practice what you learn as you participate in leadership roles on- and off-campus.

Workshops topics include community building, conflict resolution, making small talk, service excellence, personal branding, professional communications, leadership inventories, and more.

The program is open to all regularly enrolled credit students. You must RSVP for each session at (815) 455-8550 or email stulife@mchenry.edu

Attend five or more sessions to receive a Certificate of Merit and be invited to the LEAD banquet. For more information, please call the Student Life Office at (815) 455-8550 or email stulife@mchenry.edu

Fall 2014 LEAD session schedule
Date Topic Speaker
October 10 Be Our Guest: Be The Best Pat Stejskal, MCC Director of Institutional Effectiveness
October 17 Professional Communications Jim Stockwell, MCC Film and Broadcast Journalism Instructor
October 24 Team Building and Building Community Leslie Krebbs, MCC Coordinator of Service-Learning
October 31 Making Small Talk – Getting Past Hello Marianne Rowe-Dimas, Leadership Consultant
November 7 Working With You Is Killing Me! Sheri Bland, Leadership Consultant
November 14 The Leadership Challenge Talia Koronkiewicz, MCC Manager of Student Conduct and Campus Life
November 21 Walk, Talk, and Act like a CEO both in Business and in Life Brian DiBona, MCC Coordinator of the Illinois Small Business Development Center

All Fall 2014 workshops will be held in B168-169 from 10 a.m. to noon.