Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy 2021-2022 Competencies


This year, the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy will focus on the following 6 competencies. These competencies are adapted from Dr. Corey Seemiller's research. More information about Dr. Seemiller's Student Leadership Competencies is available here.  Additionally, you can visit GVSU's online library to review the Student Leadership Competency handbook


Problem Solving

Identifying a problem, developing possible solutions, and selecting the most appropriate solution to that problem.

Problem Solving


Empowerment

Empowerment

Sharing power, information, and resources with others so they can have a sense of ownership, accountability, and commitment.


Social Responsibility

Acting in ways that benefit, not detract from, the welfare of society and its members.

Social Responsibility


Listening

Listening

Using strategies to accurately receive a message that someone conveys through verbal communication.


Ethics

Upholding standards of conduct based on socially accepted values.

Ethics


Responding to Change

Responding to Change

Quickly, positively, and smoothly transitioning in response to a known or unknown change.