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 2021 ULF Connect Class are CLOSED.

2021 ULF Connect Class Schedule*

MonthDatesTopicLocation
January8th
11th
Interviews
Official Correspondence
Zoom
February10thIntroduction NightZoom
February19th - 21stRetreat: Leadership and Team BuildingGarden of The Gods Resort – CO Springs
Loveland
March10thPublic Speaking / Social ChangeZoom
March24thEconomics of DenverZoom
April7thCommunity Service PresentationsZoom
April14thP1: The Legislative ProcessZoom
April28thP2: Leaders and their Role in LegislationZoom
May12thP3: Policies: Passed or FailedZoom
May26thP4: Political Leadership PanelZoom
June2ndGolf Lessons / TrainingHighlands
June9thB1: Entrepreneurship – Gov. Contracting and MindsetZoom
June23rdB2: Corporate Navigation and Diversity in the Work PlaceZoom
July7thB3: Finance: What You Should Know About MoneyZoom
July21stB4: Negotiations and Conflict ResolutionsZoom
August11thB5: Business Leadership PanelZoom
August25thC1: Nonprofits and FoundationsZoom
September8thC2: Boards, Commissions, and OrganizationsZoom
September22ndC3: Class Photos and Community Service DebriefZoom
October13thCommunity Leadership PanelZoom
October27thYear End / Wrap UpZoom
NovemberTBD2021 Graduation CeremonyAshley Ridgewood

2021 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 2021 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

2021 ULF Connect Events

EventsDateTimeLocation
Golf ExperienceSaturday, June 3rdTBDTBD
Black History Bus TourSaturday, June 24th8am-2pmDenver