Certificate Workshops

The Leadership Certificate Team provides three different workshops for students throughout the academic year – two of which are required to complete the program. All workshops are held at the Illinois Leadership Center conference room (290 Illini Union) unless otherwise noted.

How to Register:

Registration is required to attend a workshop. To register, students will need to follow these steps:

Step #1: Go to https://leadership.illinois.edu/login

Step #2: Login using your Illinois Net ID

Step #3: Click on the Registration tab to select and register for the appropriate Certificate Workshop




Optional Information Session (30 min.)

The Information Session is designed to introduce students to the Leadership Certificate Program. It will include a review of the steps required to enroll in and complete the Leadership Certificate Program. 

click here to view upcoming information sessions

Or you can also watch a recording of the information session below: 



Designing Your Leadership Certificate Journey Workshop (1 hr. 30 min.)

This workshop is for students who have attended an information session either in person or online and are ready to enroll. Participants who attend this workshop will:

  • reflect on their personal definition of leadership,
  • identify leadership competencies to focus on, and
  • learn how to create their Personal Development Plan (PDP).

Participants will leave with helpful resources and a significant portion of their PDP completed. Attendance at this workshop is required in order to enroll in the Leadership Certificate Program. Participants must bring the results of their Personal/Self module of the Illinois Leadership Inventory (ILI) to the workshop.

click here to view upcoming session for designing your leadership certificate journey



Completion Workshop (60 min.)

The Completion Workshop will cover the basics of creating an ePortfolio, the ePortfolio requirements, and completion logistics. Attendance at this workshop is required in order to complete the Leadership Certificate Program.

click here to view upcoming session for the completion workshop


If for any reason you are unable to attend a scheduled workshop, please contact the Leadership Certificate Team: leadershipcertificate@illinois.edu