The ULF Connect Leadership Program

Jaq1The 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 2019 ULF Connect Class are CLOSED.

2019 ULF Connect Class Schedule*

Month Dates Topic Location
January 9th – 11th Interviews University of Denver
February 13th Introduction Night University of Denver
22nd – 24th Retreat: Leadership and Team Building Marriott Courtyard – Glenwood Springs
March 13th Public Speaking and Social Change University of Denver
7th Economics of Denver University of Denver
April 3rd Community Service Presentations Clyfford Still Museum
10th P1: Legislative Process and Authorizing Env University of Denver
24th P2: Leaders vs Lobbyists: Role in Legislation University of Denver
May 8th P3: Policies: Passed or Failed University of Denver
22nd P4: Political Leadership Panel University of Denver
June 1st Golf Lessons / Training GVR Golf Course
12th B1: Entrepreneurship – Gov. Contracting and Mindset University of Denver
26th B2: Corporate Navigation and Diversity in the Work Place University of Denver
July 10th B3: Finance: What you should know about Money University of Denver
24th B4: Negotiations and Conflict Resolutions University of Denver
August 14th B5: Entrepreneurship and Gov Contracts University of Denver
28th C1: Non Profit Management and Parliamentary Procedure University of Denver
September 11th C2: Boards, Commissions, and Organizations University of Denver
25th C3: Class Photos and Community Service Debrief University of Denver
October 9th Community Leadership Panel University of Denver
23rd Year End / Wrap Up University of Denver
November 8th 2019 Graduation Ceremony TBD

2019 ULF Connect Events*

Events Date Time
Welcome Reception Saturday, March 16th 4pm – 7pm
Golf Experience Saturday, June 1st 8am – 1pm
Black History Bus Tour TBD TBD

Additional event details can be found on ULF’s Events page.


Class Structure

Class reminder emails will be sent out the Monday prior to each class. Class surveys will be sent out monthly.

5:30 – 6:00pm Dinner Served
6:00 – 6:15pm Opening and Introductions
6:15 – 6:30pm Announcements and Updates
6:30 – 8:30pm Topic Presentation
8:30 – 8:40pm Closing

*Content subject to change