Curriculum

The John Lof Leadership Academy curriculum acts as a rotating schedule wherein members can start at any point within the program. There is one main theme per semester, and members split up into committees to create workshops based on one of the skills under that theme. All members will be able to take part in each theme throughout their time in John Lof.


Fall

Theme: Communicating leadership
Skills:

  1. Public speaking and building confidence
  2. Feedback skills
  3. Conflict resolution

 

Theme: Learning about the individual leader
Skills: 

  1. Leadership values
  2. Identifying the individual leader
  3. Strength and values

Spring

Theme: Applying your leadership philosophy
Skills: 

  1. Leading vs. micromanaging, and mentoring
  2. Resource management
  3. Ethics vs. pragmatism, and risk-taking

 

Theme: Leadership in your career
Skills: 

  1. How to be a leader in your field
  2. Leadership philosophy
  3. Identifying opportunities

Summer

Theme: Leadership during adversity and diversity
Skills:

  • Nuances of being a leader
  • Cultural competency
  • Teamwork