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The BUILD Workshop Series

To provide continuous leadership opportunities for Ohio State students, we have developed the BUILD workshop series. Each workshop ties back to our leadership model, is designed to work around your schedule and allows you to progress in your leadership development journey. Topics in this series will include:

Fall 2018 BUILD Workshop Series

  • Ethical Decision Making - 9/12

    The Ethical Lens Inventory™ (ELI) identifies how a person prioritizes core values when making ethical decisions. Using the ELI as a personal evaluation tool, this workshop will give students a baseline knowledge of their ethical lens and decision-making perspectives.
    Audience: Graduate students
    When and Where: 1:00 - 2:30 PM / Mason Rotunda

  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership - 9/18

    This workshop will allow students to explore emotional intelligence and how it can effectively help them relate as leaders.
    Audience: Undergraduate students
    When and Where: 1:30 - 3:00 PM / Mason Rotunda

  • Life Auction: Clarifying Your Values - 9/26

    This workshop will be activity based, and will help students to identify their values by way of a simulated auction that bids on various life values.
    Audience: Undergraduate students
    When and Where: 2:30 - 4:00 PM / Mason Rotunda

  • THRIVE! In Crisis - 10/2

    This workshop will feature Mark Sullivan, author of the book Thrive: When Trouble Visits (Being Your Best in Tough Times). His book focuses on ‘turning tough times into better times’ and your personal leadership in challenging, high demand environments. The intent of the book is to further address actionable insights in how one can be more successful, satisfied and impactful in the midst of challenging times- students will work through these insights in this workshop.
    Audience: Undergraduate and Graduate students
    When and Where: Undergraduate - 1:30 - 2:30 PM / Mason Rotunda
    Graduate - 12:00 - 1:00 PM / Mason Rotunda

  • Franklin Covey's 4DX - 10/3

    This workshop, informed by the work of Franklin Covey, addresses the challenges of meeting business goals. This model for effective business execution will look at the solutions to the 4 key reasons for why departments often miss their goals. Following this training, students will be equipped with tools to be effective, efficient, and results-oriented in the workplace.
    Audience: Graduate students
    When and Where: 4:30 - 6:00 PM / Mason Rotunda

  • Diplomacy in Global Business Settings (Delivered in Partnership w/ the Global Business Office) - 10/16

    This high-impact, immersive program connects students and partners from across the world to interact in an international business experience. Working in a small team, students receive a case regarding a global company in which they adopt a specific role and must decide and implement a course of action. Students must prepare both their executive delivery and decorum, attending to the leadership and business norms of the culture outlined within the case. This experience offers students critical feedback on their ability to navigate cross-cultural business and leadership environments.
    Audience: Undergraduate students
    When and Where: 1:00 - 2:30 PM / Mason Rotunda

  • The BIGS: Career and Leadership Development - 10/23

    This session takes students through an overview of the BIGS curriculum and also provides them personal insight into their career interests and personality inventory to help them think differently about their futures. The BIGS program was designed by Ben Carpenter to help students become engaged, happy and productive adults by finding a great career.
    Audience: Both Undergraduate and Graduate students
    When and Where: 4:30 - 6:00 PM / Fisher 800

  • BUILD Assessment Debrief - 10/25

    This workshop provides students the opportunity to get a stronger understanding of what the BUILD model is, interpret their personal results from the assessment, and get resources that are available to help them develop as leaders.
    Audience: Both Undergraduate and Graduate students
    When and Where: 1:00 - 2:30 PM / Mason Rotunda

  • Emotionally Intelligent Leadership - 10/30

    This workshop will allow students to explore emotional intelligence and how it can effectively help them relate as leaders.
    Audience: Undergraduate students
    When and Where: 8:00 - 9:30 AM / Mason Rotunda

  • Active Listening w/ ImprovEdge! - 10/30 (2 sessions!)

    This workshop will seek to highlight the importance of active listening, especially as it relates to working within teams. In partnership with ImprovEdge!, a business training firm that specializes in teaching through improvisation, this workshop will offer students the opportunity to put this topic into action through interactive exercises and thoughtful discussion.
    Audience: Undergraduate Students
    When and Where: 2 sessions offered!
    11:10 - 12:30 / Schoenbaum 319
    2:20 - 3:40 / Gerlach 210

  • DRIVE! Intrinsic Motivation - 11/6 & 11/13

    This workshop, developed from the book by Daniel Pink, will seek to explore intrinsic motivation and how managers and employees alike will be able to effectively motivate their teams. One session will be offered for undergraduate students, on November 13, and one session will be offered for graduate students, on November 6.
    Audience: 1 session for Undergraduate Students, 1 session for Graduate Students
    When and Where:
    For undergraduate students: Nov 13, 12:00 - 3:00 PM / Mason Rotunda
    For graduate students: : Nov 6, 4:30 - 6:00 PM / Fisher 800

  • Coaching 101 - 11/27

    Geared for graduate students, this workshop will provide an overview of business and organizational coaching, specifically identifying strategies to incorporate coaching concepts into your leadership style and team management to foster a culture of continuous improvement and development.
    Audience: Graduate Students
    When and Where: 1:00 - 2:30 PM / Mason Rotunda

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It is integral to our mission and purpose here at Fisher College of Business to provide you opportunities to develop into a principled leader. The Fisher Leadership Initiative is committed to creating the courses, programs and experiences that will help you to engage in the leadership development process.