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Center for Experiential Learning

Why Get Involved?

Oral Communication – To speak in a clear and concise manner to present effectively to individuals and groups.

Written Communication – To create logical, concise, well-written materials.

Presentation – to be able to effectively inform, persuade, and explain concepts.

Leadership – ability to guide others through various tasks; to motivate and organize others.

Teambuilding – ability to organize and enact changes required to enhance group effectiveness and promote group development.

Ethical Awareness - understanding the moral implications of personal and professional decisions.

Parliamentary Procedure – understanding the rules of order with which business is conducted.

Financial Management - dealing effectively with monetary issues within an organization.

Social Issue Awareness - understanding and dealing with societal concerns (i.e., violence, poverty, health care, drugs, etc.).

Social Responsibility – demonstrate sensitivity toward and for others’ lives, actively participate in volunteer work, contribute to your community, etc.

Time Management – developing processes and tools that increase time-efficiency.

Organizational – ability to plan, sort, schedule, and prioritize tasks.

Problem Solving – to identify and evaluate potential solutions to defend a conclusion.

Interpersonal – ability to communicate and interact with others well.

Decision Making – to weigh options, find a conclusion, and take responsibility for that decision.

Group Dynamics – to work cooperatively with others to reach a common goal.

Short and Long Term Planning – to prepare, organize, and prioritize tasks or projects in order to meet goals on time.

Entrepreneurial – to create, develop, and implement new programs.

Management - leading and organizing people and projects and allocating resources appropriately.

Coaching - to instruct and encourage others.