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Tier 2: Team-based Leadership

Team-based leadership with Tier 2 in Southern Leaders expands on the work done in the previous Tier to include servant leadership through team-based community service.  Students will engage in activities that will develop their leadership practice within a team setting through the Southern Leaders Team Challenge. Group dynamics, team leadership, strengths-based leadership, communication, and conflict resolution will all be covered through this tier of the program. Students will engage with Tier 2: Team-based Leadership through the following:

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Describe the stages of group development and identify them in a team setting
  • Understand their personal themes of talent and those of others and identify the leadership domains to which those themes belong
  • Apply their understanding of themes of talent and leadership domains to develop effective teams
  • Recognize that to be effective, teams should create inclusive spaces and view diversity as an asset to the team    
  • Discuss how they would apply team members’ strengths to create and inspire a shared vision
  • Illustrate their practice of leadership through team-based activities

Leadership Competencies

Through Tier 2: Team-based Leadership, students will develop the following leadership competencies (Seemiller, 2014): Group Development, Listening, Conflict Negotiation, Productive Relationships, Others’ Contributions, Personal Contributions, and Collaboration.

Leadership Certificate

Upon completion of the curricular elements of the Team-based Leadership Tier, students will receive the Team-based Leadership Certificate during the Southern Leaders Showcase.

Last updated: 8/2/2021