Campus Leadership Conference 

Helping Your Student Leaders Succeed

Del Suggs has assembled an excellent program for your Campus Leadership Conference or Leadership Summit. This package includes an opening and closing keynote address, and two breakout sessions of your choice. In addition, Del can suggest additional breakout session topics which can be presented by your own faculty, staff, and students.

This package greatly simplifies the process of presenting a Campus Leadership Conference or Leadership Summit. With this organized and affordable program, Del will help you to present an extraordinary Leadership Conference. This program will inspire your student leaders, and result in continued growth for years to come.

The Campus Leadership Conference may be presented as a full-day (6-8 hours) or shortened to a half-day (4-hours). Del will also sign certificates for your student leaders.

Del is pleased to announce his latest innovation--  Instant Assessment!TM  At the end of each program, students can complete an online assessment tool by using their smartphone, iPad/tablet, or computer.  The results will be available immediately, and can be provided to you as an excel spreadsheet and in graphic form complete with statistical analysis.  No more tabulating paper surveys and evaluations!

Here is a sample full-day conference program. This is a template only:  all topics and times are a suggestion, and can be modified to meet your needs.

Schedule

8:30 am Sign-In and Continental Breakfast (optional)

9:00 am Welcome from President, VP and/or Dean

9:30-10:30 am Opening Keynote: Better Leader Today! TM

All great leaders have skills in three distinct areas: personal leadership, organizational leadership, and interpersonal skills.  You'll learn the basic sources of leadership plus three ways to become a better leader. You'll learn three ways to do a better job leading your organization. And-- the bonus-- the three most important interpersonal skills. This is a great session for your intermediate leaders, those who are showing great potential and need some direction to the next level of leadership skill.  You will leave this session a better leader today!

10:30 am Break

10:45 am Choose one of the following Breakout Sessions:

Del can also suggest additional topics to be presented simultaneously by your own campus leaders (students, staff, & faculty).

Recreating Your Organization

It seems like every organization-- no matter how dynamic-- eventually becomes stale. Successful leaders are able to reignite organizations and members, and inspire them to higher goals. This session will some basic leadership skills, organizational structure, meeting management, concepts of goal setting, and outcome evaluation.

Secrets of Recruitment

Ever notice that some organizations have lots of active and involved members, while other organizations struggle to survive? There is always a reason, and often that reason is one word: recruitment. This session will teach you to recruit more (and better) members, while also teaching you how to get those new members involved. If you want your campus organizations to flourish, then consider presenting this program. You can never have too many volunteers!

Making More Time with Time Management

Time management is a lie-- we can't manage time.  What we can do is manage how we use the time we have.  This program deals with the "Three P's of Time Management":  Planning, Prioritizing, and Procrastination.  After attending this program, your students will have some solid and useful tools for utilizing their time, and getting more done.

Leading Through Service

In today's world, the gift of service may be even more valuable to many nonprofit organizations than philanthropy. You can support the causes you believe in with your service, while growing into a better leader. Learn how your own efforts can lead to positive changes within individuals, families, and the world-- while at the same time you are honing your own leadership skills. This session includes some basic leadership skills, achievement practices, goal setting, and successful motivations from a lifelong volunteer leader.

The Power of Interpersonal Skills

It is remarkable how important our interpersonal skills are in our lives. They effect every aspect of your personality and perception-- that is, how you are perceived by others. Interpersonal skills include everything from your manners and habits to your body language and posture to etiquette. Having good interpersonal skills can assure you get the promotion at the interview-- or a date for the Formal. They are that important.   This program will teach your student leaders the power of good interpersonal skills.

12 Noon: Lunch

Depending on the facility, attendance, and budget, lunch could be provided on site, or "on your own." Providing lunch gives attendants an opportunity to reflect and discuss the learning with their peers, and helps to insure students are present for the afternoon sessions.

1:00 pm Reconvene


Choose one of the following Breakout Sessions:

Del can also suggest additional topics to be presented simultaneously by your own campus leaders (students, staff, & faculty

Recreating Your Organization

It seems like every organization-- no matter how dynamic-- eventually becomes stale. Successful leaders are able to reignite organizations and members, and inspire them to higher goals. This session will some basic leadership skills, organizational structure, meeting management, concepts of goal setting, and outcome evaluation.

Secrets of Recruitment

Ever notice that some organizations have lots of active and involved members, while other organizations struggle to survive? There is always a reason, and often that reason is one word: recruitment. This session will teach you to recruit more (and better) members, while also teaching you how to get those new members involved. If you want your campus organizations to flourish, then consider presenting this program. You can never have too many volunteers!

Making More Time with Time Management

Time management is a lie-- we can't manage time.  What we can do is manage how we use the time we have.  This program deals with the "Three P's of Time Management":  Planning, Prioritizing, and Procrastination.  After attending this program, your students will have some solid and useful tools for utilizing their time, and getting more done.

Leading Through Service

In today's world, the gift of service may be even more valuable to many nonprofit organizations than philanthropy. You can support the causes you believe in with your service, while growing into a better leader. Learn how your own efforts can lead to positive changes within individuals, families, and the world-- while at the same time you are honing your own leadership skills. This session includes some basic leadership skills, achievement practices, goal setting, and successful motivations from a lifelong volunteer leader.

The Power of Interpersonal Skills

It is remarkable how important our interpersonal skills are in our lives. They effect every aspect of your personality and perception-- that is, how you are perceived by others. Interpersonal skills include everything from your manners and habits to your body language and posture to etiquette. Having good interpersonal skills can assure you get the promotion at the interview-- or a date for the Formal. They are that important.   This program will teach your student leaders the power of good interpersonal skills.

2:00 pm Break

2:15-3:30 pm Closing Keynote: How To Do Anything TM

What do you want to do? Be SGA President? Be President of the United States? Fly a plane? Be a movie star? Teach? Travel? This session will give you the tools to reach your goals. Success is a matter of goal setting and developing a plan of action. Achieving your goals is really pretty simple...whether they are basic or lofty, material or spiritual. First you have to set a goal, then develop a strategy to accomplish it. But, of course, you have to stay motivated. This session teaches the secrets to achievement and success.

3:30-4:00 pm Wrap-Up by Dean or VP

This is only a sample conference program to assist you in your planning. All topics and times are suggestions only, and can be modified to meet your needs. If you have any questions, ideas, or suggestions, please contact Del.