LeaderShape Institute Overview
The Institute is a four-day program provided by LeaderShape in partnership with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since its inception in 1986 the Institute, has developed an international reputation as one of the premier leadership development programs for young adults. More than 60,000 young people from colleges, universities, corporations, and organizations across the United States and around the world have graduated from the program.
The Institute challenges participants to lead with integrity while working towards a vision grounded in their deepest values.
The program content of the Institute reflects key leadership issues of vision, partnerships, integrity, and results. In addition, all participants leave the Institute with a "Breakthrough Blueprint." The Breakthrough Blueprint is a well-conceived vision and plan of action for the participants to implement in their organization, community, or workplace.
To learn more about the Institute by LeaderShape, go to https://leadership.illinois.edu/institute.
Questions? Please contact the Illinois Leadership Center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Family Cluster is the formal support and reference group for the participants during the Institute. The Cluster Facilitator serves as the group’s resource, catalyst, and coach. The Cluster Facilitator does not serve as a parent or gatekeeper. Instead, the Cluster Facilitator serves as a bridge between the Learning Community and learning application in the Family Cluster.
Specific roles within the Family Cluster and Learning Community include:
For a full description of the Cluster Facilitator role, click here!
The application for the 2023 session will open on September 13, 2022 and close on October 4, 2022.
Cluster Facilitator Orientation: 1. 5 hours
The Institute Faculty Training: 8 hours
The Institute: 4 days
Cluster Facilitators will be required to stay on-site overnight for the duration of the program. Lodging and three daily meals as well as snacks will be provided. Free overnight parking on-site is provided along with room and board.