The ULF Connect Leadership Program

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*

MonthDatesTopicLocation
JanuaryInterviews
Official Correspondence
University of Denver
February5thIntroduction NightUniversity of Denver
February21st - 23rdRetreat: Leadership and Team BuildingTBA
March11thLaughaceuticals and Public SpeakingUniversity of Denver
March25thLegislative Process and Authorizing EnvUniversity of Denver
April1stMBTIZoom
April8th2020 Community Service PitchZoom
April22ndP2: Leaders vs Lobbyists: Role in LegislationZoom
May13thP3: Policies: Passed or FailedZoom
May27thP4: Political Leadership PanelZoom
June6thGolf Lessons / TrainingTBA
June10thB1: Equity, Power, and Thriving in the Work PlaceZoom
June24thB2: Corporate Navigation and Diversity in the Work PlaceZoom
July8thB3: Finance: What You Should Know About MoneyZoom
July22ndB4: Negotiations and Conflict ResolutionsZoom
August8thThe Business BootcampZoom
August12thB5: Entrepreneurship and Gov ContractsZoom
August26thB6: Class photos and Attribute ActivityZoom
September9thB6: Business Leadership PanelZoom
September23rdC1: Non Profit Management and Parliamentary ProcedureZoom
October14thBoards and CommissionsZoom
October28thCommunity LeadershipZoom
November2020 Graduation CeremonyTBD: 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

EventsDateTime
Welcome ReceptionSaturday, March 7th2pm - 5pm
Golf ExperienceTBATBA
Black History Bus TourTBATBA