The Program

This series of two workshops is designed to help you unlock your personal capabilities and increase your influence and resilience. The workshops will be filled with reflective activities, powerful stories, and meaningful engagement with your peers. You will craft your life purpose and vision, clarify your values, and experiment with new ways of interacting and leading. Ultimately, you’ll emerge as a stronger leader poised to create a lasting legacy.

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Registration is now closed. Ross students will be notified via email when registration opens for the 2023-2024 school year. Non-Ross students are invited to fill out the interest form below to receive the same communication.



“I loved the structure in thinking through some very ambiguous topics as well as the scientific research underpinning the topics discussed. Being able to seriously evaluate my values and develop a purpose statement has helped me gain focus on my academic and recruiting endeavors.”

Katie Lin, MBA ’21

Program Type

Two-Part Workshop

Key Dates

Fall Term 2024

  • Session 1: Monday, November 6
  • Session 2: Monday, November 13

Winter 2024 (virtual)

  • Session 1: Monday, February 5
  • Session 2: Monday, February 12

Time Commitment

4 hours (2 hours each session)

Participant Requirements

  • Any U-M Student
  • Ability to attend both sessions

Skills You’ll Learn

Advancing Self-Development
You will learn how to apply a powerful framework to your life that will help you become a transformational leader. Along the way, you’ll gain four powerful tools that you can use to propel your self-development.

Clarifying Purpose and Values
You will begin uncovering your life purpose and core values, which will help you build a foundation for your authentic leadership that is rooted in passion and integrity.

Developing a Growth Mindset
You’ll discover how to achieve more by learning more. During the workshop, feedback and self-reflection will be two powerful sources of insight, helping you develop a balanced view of yourself and energizing learning goals.

Building Trust
You’ll assess how you add value in groups and discover how to enhance your impact. During the workshop, you’ll surface insights about how to build strong relationships and teams that thrive.

Scenes from the Program