Curriculum Overview

Professional/Personal Development (15%)

  • Instructional Technology
  • Visioning
  • Self Assessments
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Mentoring

Leadership Studies (15%)

  • Leadership Theory
  • Ethics
  • Community Simulations
  • Leadership Philosophies
  • Youth Leadership
  • Resource Sharing with other leadership programs

Governance (10%)

  • Structure
  • Legislation
  • Lobbying
  • Impacting Public Policy

National/International Relations (5%)

  • Leadership In The Military

Group Process (15%)

  • Team Building
  • Individual Learning Contracts
  • Public Issue Study

Communication Skills (15%)

  • Public Speaking
  • Active Listening
  • Conflict Resolution

Meeting Management Agriculture (10%)

  • Agribusiness
  • Land Use
  • Innovative Agricultural Practices
  • Family Farms
  • Organic

Healthcare (5%)

Culture (5%)

Economic Development/Tourism (5%)

  • Community Development
  • Capacity Building
  • Alternative Energy

 

175 hours contact programming per year

350 contact hours in two years of RULE programming

32 days

3/2008