In the Accreditation Self-Study, Leadership is listed fourth in the 9.0 series

9.3 Leadership. The ability to accurately self-assess as well as those essential skills concerning or involving relationships between people; the ability to effectively implement a decision.

  • 9.3.1 Understanding and demonstration of the ability to control one's own emotions and behaviors and adapt to stressful or dynamic situations.
    Content to Consider: Time management, goal orientation, organizational skills, work ethic, follow-through, self-awareness, self-confidence, self-control, stress tolerance, personal resiliency, adaptability
  • 9.3.2 Understanding and demonstration of the ability to maximize the potential of others and motivate them to attain shared goals to improve expedition behavior.
    Content to Consider: Active listening, discussion facilitation, psychological knowledge, group orientation, social perceptiveness, power and influence, developmental and motivational strategies, feedback strategies, group relationships, and conflict resolution.
  • 9.3.3 Understanding and demonstration of task-specific knowledge to guide a group to attaining its goals.
    Content to Consider: Task execution, managing information, material and human resources. Performance enhancement strategies.
  • 9.3.4 Understanding and demonstration of creativity while taking initiative and calculated risks.
    Content to Consider: Generating ideas, critical thinking, problem identification, independent thinking, openness to ideas, collaboration, group development forecasting, and managing change.
  • 9.3.5 Understanding and demonstration of integrity and honesty putting the best interest of a group before individual desires. Content to Consider: Civic responsibility, social knowledge, ethical processes, leadership theory, valuing diversity, responsibility for others and accountability.

Please note: The Curriculum Committee has included “Content to consider” after some general outcomes. This is provided to aid understanding of the intended outcome, but IT does not constitute a list of content that a program must include to address the outcome.