Discover the skills that can help to shape your life and boost your career. Learn how you can make a positive, lasting change as a leader at UBuffalo and beyond.
The new Leadership Certificate Program continues the foundations of the old TORCH Leadership Certificate Program in a more intentional and holistic way. It is designed to connect students with leadership opportunities across campus and beyond, leveraging popular existing programs and including experiences like internships or jobs as ways to continue leadership development.
Through this program, students can expect to learn important leadership skills and strategies, such as effective communication, working with others, and leading in a global society. Learning and understanding these skills and strategies will empower you to create positive change within your communities and help you develop those skills that are so highly sought-after by employers.
Leadership lies within all of us - you just need to know how to use it! Join us as you embark on your leadership journey, no matter what stage of leadership you are in.
Schedule an advising appointment with one of our Student Engagement Ambassadors to learn more about how to get started and what it takes to complete this certificate.
Complete Group A requirements and Group B requirements OR complete Group C Requirements.
Attend four (4) of the following activities/events:
Complete one (1) of the following options:
Participate in one 1 of the following activities/events:
*We’re open to accepting other courses as an option for this requirement. Meet with a Student Engagement Ambassador to see if another course qualifies!
Complete one (1) or more of the following opportunities to further develop your leadership skills.
Review the prompt and select a format for the reflection. Reflections will be submitted through a form on UBLinked.
Leadership in Current Events
Identifying and understanding the leadership styles of others is an important aspect of leadership development within yourself. To demonstrate this skill, you must choose a current event from anywhere in the world and examine the leadership you see within it. The reflection must incorporate the following: