Workshops

Imperial Plus' 6 core workshops explore skills related to effective leadership. Workshops are open to all students at Imperial, and each one will run multiple times during the academic year. 

To sign up to a specific workshop, visit our ICU What's On calendar, and search for 'Imperial Plus'.

Workshops are delivered by a team of student trainers, encouraging peer-to-peer learning and empowering you in your own educational experience. 

In 2018/19 the workshop titles are:

Details of workshop dates and times are now available through the What's on Calendar. Spaces on workshops are limited so sign up as soon as you can. If you have any further enquiries, get in touch with us on imperialplus@imperial.ac.uk

Building Resilience

In this workshop you will...

  • Define resilience and understand its impact on behaviour
  • Understand Growth Mind-Set theory, and how this knowledge can be applied in developing resilience
  • Learn to reframe 'failure' as opportunities
  • Learn practical steps to help build resilience in the face of adversity
Effective Communication

In this workshop you will...

  • Identify barriers to communication and develop strategies to overcome them
  • Explore how to design a message to communicate effectively
  • Understand the benefits of active listening and reflect upon your own active listening skills
  • Assess your own presentation skills and areas for development
Emotional Intelligence

In this workshop you will...

  • Review the theory around emotional intelligence
  • Reflect on the importance of feedback and use it to your advantage
  • Assess your strengths and areas for development
  • Reflect on how to be more aware of your own emotions, and how to manage your own behaviour
  • Explore social awareness and how it can be developed
  • Look at relationship management skills and how they can be enhanced
Managing Teams

In this workshop you will...

  • Reflect upon what contributes to being an effective team
  • Identify the value of diversity and understand the importance of using team members skillsets effectively
  • Understand motivation and tips to increase team motivation
  • Understand the causes of team conflict and review strategies to overcome conflict
Project Management

In this workshop you will...

  • Review the different stages of planning and delivering a project
  • Review project management tools
  • Assess the benefit of contingency planning and evaluation 
  • Assess your strengths and weaknesses in time management and review tools to help prioritise tasks
Exploring Leadership 

In this workshop you will...

  • Understand the role of a leader within teams
  • Identify skills and attributes shared by successful leaders
  • Understand different leaderships styles and the contexts in which they are best applied
  • Learn practical tips on how to be a successful leader