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.

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2023 ULF Connect Class Schedule

Month Dates Topic
January23 - 27thInterviews
January30thOfficial Correspondence
February8thIntroduction Night
February17th - 19thRetreat: Leadership and Team Building
March8thPublic Speaking / Social Change
March22ndEconomics of Denver
April5thCommunity Service Presentations
April12thP1: The Legislative Process
April26thP2: Leaders and their Role in Legislation
May10thP3: Policies: Passed or Failed
May24thP4: Political Leadership Panel
June1stGolf Lessons / Training
June7thB1: Entrepreneurship – Gov. Contracting and Mindset
June21stB2: Corporate Navigation and Diversity in the Work Place
July12thB3: Finance: What You Should Know About Money
July26thB4: Negotiations and Conflict Resolutions
August9thB5: Business Leadership Panel
August23rdC1: Nonprofits and Foundations
September13thC2: Boards, Commissions, and Organizations
September27thC3: Class Photos and Community Service Debrief
October11thCommunity Leadership Panel
October25thYear End / Wrap Up
NovemberTBD2023 Graduation Ceremony

2023 ULF Connect Events

Events Date Time Location
Welcome ReceptionSaturday, March 9th3am-6pmThe Mayors Mansion
Golf ExperienceSaturday, June 2ndTBDTBD
Black History Bus TourSaturday, June 23rd8am-2pmDenver

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