Welcome to the online training for Empowering Student Leaders. Leadership is a key skill needed for the management of a student group. This course will aim to empower you as a student leader and what the qualities of a good leader are, as well as run you through the necessary information about being a leader within the Students Union.

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the Breakdown of Committees
  • Understand the Membership of your Student Group
  • Handle Conflicts within your Student group
  • Know the key events for the year ahead
  • Know how the Students Union can Support you
This Course will take approx. 30 mins

This training is compulsory for:

A: President
B: Treasurer:
C: Secretary

This training is recommended for:

Other Committee Members

Section 1YOUR STUDENTS' UNION
Lecture 1What is a Students' Union?
Lecture 2Union Vision & Values
Lecture 3Meet Your Student Leaders
Lecture 4Meet Your Staff Teams
Lecture 5Campaigns & Democracy
Lecture 6Understanding Membership
Section 2LEADING YOUR GROUP & COMMITTEE
Lecture 7Your Committee & Their Responsibilities
Lecture 8Managing Your Team
Lecture 9Handling Conflicts & Issues
Lecture 10Escalating Issues To The Students' Union
Lecture 11Managing Sub-Committees
Lecture 12Working with a Parent Organisation or Governing Body
Lecture 13What can you gain from being a Committee Member?
Section 3DEVELOPING YOUR OWN LEADERSHIP STYLE
Lecture 14The Qualities of a Leader
Lecture 15Power & Privileges
Lecture 16Your Club or Society Group Culture
Section 4GROUP GOVERNANCE & MANAGEMENT
Lecture 17Constitution and Bylaws
Lecture 18Elections, AGMs & Roles
Section 5DEVELOPING YOUR GROUP
Lecture 19Checklist for the Year
Lecture 20STARS
Lecture 21Creating an Effective Handover
Section 6COMPLETE THE COURSE