The ULF Connect Leadership Program
The ULF Connect Leadership Program is an intense 10 month leadership training experience designed to help participants become more effective, well rounded, and influential leaders in the areas of business, politics and community leadership. The ULF Connect experience consist of mostly technical/skills based classes where participants will learn how to effectively navigate specific leadership environments. Throughout the year, participants will also meet and interact with some of Colorado's most influential leaders.
The Selection Process
Participants of the ULF Connect program are selected via an application and interview process. The ULF Connect Leadership Program was designed for the top up and coming professionals/leaders who have proven leadership experience and/or display leadership potential. The ideal candidate is someone who is established in their career, has a proven track record in business, political or community leadership and someone who is looking to refine/improve their leadership skills while building their network.
Applications for the 2020 ULF Connect Class are CLOSED.
2020 ULF Connect Class Schedule*
|University of Denver|
|February||5th||Introduction Night||University of Denver|
|February||21st - 23rd||Retreat: Leadership and Team Building||TBA|
|March||11th||Laughaceuticals and Public Speaking||University of Denver|
|March||25th||Legislative Process and Authorizing Env||University of Denver|
|April||8th||2020 Community Service Pitch||Zoom|
|April||22nd||P2: Leaders vs Lobbyists: Role in Legislation||Zoom|
|May||13th||P3: Policies: Passed or Failed||Zoom|
|May||27th||P4: Political Leadership Panel||Zoom|
|June||6th||Golf Lessons / Training||TBA|
|June||10th||B1: Equity, Power, and Thriving in the Work Place||Zoom|
|June||24th||B2: Corporate Navigation and Diversity in the Work Place||Zoom|
|July||8th||B3: Finance: What You Should Know About Money||Zoom|
|July||22nd||B4: Negotiations and Conflict Resolutions||Zoom|
|August||8th||The Business Bootcamp||Zoom|
|August||12th||B5: Entrepreneurship and Gov Contracts||Zoom|
|August||26th||B6: Class photos and Attribute Activity||Zoom|
|September||9th||B6: Business Leadership Panel||Zoom|
|September||23rd||C1: Non Profit Management and Parliamentary Procedure||Zoom|
|October||14th||Boards and Commissions||Zoom|
|November||2020 Graduation Ceremony||TBD: Nov. 6th or Nov. 13|
2020 Class Structure
- Classes are the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month and scheduled Saturdays.
- Saturday events are not optional.
- Class topics are subject to change due to scheduling and/or exposure opportunity for 2020 Fellows.
- Class reminder emails will be sent out the Monday prior to each class.
- Class surveys will be sent out monthly.
5:30pm - 6:00pm Dinner Served
6:00pm - 6:15pm Opening and Introductions
6:15pm - 6:30pm Announcements and Updates
6:30pm - 8:30pm Topic Presentations
8:30pm - 8:45pm Closings
2020 ULF Connect Events
|Welcome Reception||Saturday, March 7th||2pm - 5pm|
|Black History Bus Tour||TBA||TBA|