Leadership Training

Leadership Skills for Students

Our experienced staff provide ongoing training during student-driven events, activities, clubs, sports and leadership teams. Learning is also achieved through fun and games. Topics for training include, but are not limited to:

  • Personal Management
  • Diversity
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Building
  • Communication
  • Goal Setting
  • Leadership and Communication Styles
  • Event Planning and Execution

Leaders-in-Training (LIT) Summer Program

The LIT program develops leaders of good character through training and practical experience. Participants volunteer with Columbia’s Summer Camp and develop skills in:

  • Leadership
  • Personal and career development
  • Organization
  • Working with youth

Leadership Positions

Columbia’s Leadership Program is implemented inside and outside the classroom. Leadership positions provide ample learning opportunities for students at all levels.

Columbia’s Leadership Program is developed through:

  • Classes
  • Leadership positions
  • Activities at Bark Lake
  • Community service opportunities
  • Club participation
  • Athletic participation
  • Special event organization
  • Activities held in residence

Intermediate Leaders

  • Mentors
  • General Student Council Members
  • Community Service Clubs
  • Orientation Leaders
  • International Cuisine Series Dinners Teams
  • Varsity Team Captains
  • Special Event Teams (Fashion Show, Variety Shows and Fundraising Runs)
  • Peer Tutors

Basic Leadership Positions

  • Leadership Clubs
  • Community Service Trips
  • Athletic Clubs
  • Arts Clubs
  • Science and Media Clubs
  • Cooking Clubs

Executive Leadership Positions

  • Student Council Prefects
  • Residence Activities Prefects
  • Athletics Prefects
  • Head Mentors

Advanced Leadership Positions

  • Student Council President and Vice-President
  • Head Prefects