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.
2023 ULF Connect Class Schedule
|January||23 - 27th||Interviews|
|February||17th - 19th||Retreat: Leadership and Team Building|
|March||8th||Public Speaking / Social Change|
|March||22nd||Economics of Denver|
|April||5th||Community Service Presentations|
|April||12th||P1: The Legislative Process|
|April||26th||P2: Leaders and their Role in Legislation|
|May||10th||P3: Policies: Passed or Failed|
|May||24th||P4: Political Leadership Panel|
|June||1st||Golf Lessons / Training|
|June||7th||B1: Entrepreneurship – Gov. Contracting and Mindset|
|June||21st||B2: Corporate Navigation and Diversity in the Work Place|
|July||12th||B3: Finance: What You Should Know About Money|
|July||26th||B4: Negotiations and Conflict Resolutions|
|August||9th||B5: Business Leadership Panel|
|August||23rd||C1: Nonprofits and Foundations|
|September||13th||C2: Boards, Commissions, and Organizations|
|September||27th||C3: Class Photos and Community Service Debrief|
|October||11th||Community Leadership Panel|
|October||25th||Year End / Wrap Up|
|November||TBD||2023 Graduation Ceremony|
2023 ULF Connect Events
|Welcome Reception||Saturday, March 9th||3am-6pm||The Mayors Mansion|
|Golf Experience||Saturday, June 2nd||TBD||TBD|
|Black History Bus Tour||Saturday, June 23rd||8am-2pm||Denver|
2023 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 2023 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