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.

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