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Academics

About the Leadership Program

Application
  • Leadership Training : Freshmen may apply from the summer semester.
  • Communication Training: Leadership training prerequisite.
  • Cultural Experience: Leadership training and communication training prerequisite.
  • Location : Student Development Center(5th floor, Creative Learning B/D(E11))
  • Phone : 350-2461~2
  • For further information, please refer to the explanation commencing on the following page.
What is a leadership program?
Program for the systematic training of well-rounded leaders who can produce knowledge.
Main contents
  • Completion of basic courses that form the basis of new leadership education.(semesters and vacations : leadership and communication training included)
  • Improvement of cultural understanding through knowledge sharing and training through team work in cultural experiences.
  • Participation in military officer training and group athletic activities for the inculcation of esprite de corps and national spirit, and the improvement of physical health.
  • Participation in militany officer training and group athletic activities for the inculcation of spirit of selfless service and virtue.
  • Training abroad for enhanced cultural experiences.
The 7 habits of Highly Effective People
  • Purpose
    • The program is designed to help (under)graduate students to succeed and to grow as leaders through the inculcation of and training in principle-oriented leadership.
Expected Results
  • Discovery and embodiment of the basic principles of life.
  • Inculcation of character and abilities needed for professional life after graduation.
  • Acquisition of skills for communicating ideas lucidly and confidently.
  • Establishment of values and goals in life (vocation, vision, long-term goals).
  • Inculcation of skills for the establishment and execution of plans and effective time management.
  • Creation of synergy in interpersonal relationships through empathic listening.
Syllabus and Textbooks
  • Instruction
    • Lecture (60%)
    • Discussion and video watching (35%)
    • 3-person group learning and learning through games (5%)
    • Main Textbook : The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students
    • Supplementary Textbook : The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
    • Reference Materials : The 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management, Principle-Centered Leadership Inculcation of skills for the establishment and execution of plans and effective time management. Creation of synergy in interpersonal relationships through empathic listening.
Class Hours
  • Regular Classes (16 weeks)
    • 3 hours/classroom session, 1 classroom session/week (16 weeks)
    • Quota: Approximately 35 students/class
  • Summer Classes
    • 3 hours/classroom session, 2 classroom sessions/week (8 weeks)
    • Quota: Approximately 35 students/class
Program schedules

16-Week Regular Classes (3 hours/week)

Week Classroom Activities/Topics Unit
1 Orientation, small group activities Basic
Principles
2 Habits, leadership on 4 levels, personality ethics and character ethics Basic
Principles
3 Emotional bank accounts, continuity of maturity, paradigms, self-fulfilling prophecies Basic
Principles
4 Principles, principle of effectiveness, 3-person group learning Basic
Principles
5 Responding according to values Habits 1
6 Focusing on the sphere of influence, becoming an innovator Habits 1
7 Mental creation, material creation, choosing the center of your life Habits 1
8 Your vocation, establishing your vision Habits 1
9 Mid-term examination
10 What’s most valuable to me, living effectively in the 2 upper limits, 6-step execution process Habits 1
11 6 paradigms of human interaction, rewriting the scenario of your life for win-win Habits 1
12 Win-win on 4 levels, communication methods, diagnose before you prescribe, levels of listening Habits 1
13 Autobiographical responses, empathic listening, making others understand Habits 1
14 Synergy, value differences, creating the 3rd alternative Habits 1
15 Self-renewal on 4 levels, review Habits 1
16 Final examination

4-Day Intensive Class (10 hours/day)

Week Classroom Activities/Topics Unit
1 Orientation, small group activities
Habits, leadership on 4 levels, personality ethics and character ethics Basic
Principles
Emotional bank accounts, continuity of maturity, paradigms, self-fulfilling prophecies Basic
Principles
Principles, principle of effectiveness, 3-person group learning Basic
Principles
2 Responding according to values Habits 1
Focusing on the sphere of influence, becoming an innovator Habits 1
Mental creation, material creation, choosing the center of your life Habits 1
Your vocation, establishing your vision Habits 1
3 What’s most valuable to me, living effectively in the 2 upper limits, 6-step execution process Habits 1
6 paradigms of human interaction, rewriting the scenario of your life for win-win Habits 1
Win-win on 4 levels, communication methods, diagnose before you prescribe, levels of listening Habits 1
4 Autobiographical responses, empathic listening, making others understand Habits 1
Synergy, value differences, creating the 3rd alternative Habits 1
Self-renewal on 4 levels, review Habits 1

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