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Developing the Next Generation Leaders
The Kopenhaver Center Leadership Boot Camp is designed to be an intensive training course for graduating seniors with the theme of “Developing the Next Generation of Leaders.”
The Kopenhaver Center Leadership Boot Camp is an intensive training course for graduating seniors with the objective of “Developing the Next Generation of Leaders.” Participants will learn key competencies: Leadership Development, Communication for Leaders, Business and Entrepreneurship, and Technology and Innovation.
Friday, January 19, 2024 - 10 a.m. to noon
Leadership: It's in Your Future
Speaker: Dr. Mayra Beers, John S., and James L. Knight Research Fellow
Education Programs Chairs, Florida International University – Center for Leadership
Becoming a leader in your profession requires more than just knowledge of the job. This workshop will teach you what it takes to climb that ladder.
Friday, January 26, 2024 - 10 a.m. to noon
Every Word Counts: Writing Like a Leader
Speaker: Michelle Marchante
Reporter, Miami Herald
Every writer has a voice, and your writing defines you. Learn what distinguishes a good writer and how to make the best impression to enhance your career.
Friday, February 2, 2024 - 10 a.m. to noon
Be a Boss: Think Like a CEO and Develop Your Brand
Speaker: Dr. Deanne Butchey, Florida International University
School of Business, Department of Finance
Being your own boss may be on your horizon. That path requires planning, including learning how to develop your brand. Learn what you need to know if that goal is in your future.
Friday, February 16, 2024 - 10 a.m. to noon
It's All About the Digital
Speaker: Marian Chia-Ming Liu, MBA
Entrepreneurial digital strategist and Pulitzer-winning journalist
Projects Editor of Special Initiatives and Partnerships, Washington Post
Technology is changing the world dramatically and rapidly. No matter what career you choose, digital is in your future. Learn what you need to know to be competitive in the job market.