Course Description

The Development Tier (Level 2) is the second level of the Engineering Leadership Program, a 3-year co-curricular certificate program.

The Development Tier takes place during the Fall & Winter Semesters of every school year. Through engaging in core workshops and self-directed modules, students will learn skills to be a leader while also being part of a team; topics include: complementary roles & team dynamics, difficult conversations, emotional intelligence, and project management. 

Students participate in events & workshops that occur on average once a month. These workshops and events are typically 1.5 - 2 hours, offered in-person, virtually, and online asynchronous. Total involvement hours is approximately 20.

By fulfilling the requirements, students can:

  • earn a digital badge for the successful completion of the Development tier (can be displayed on LinkedIn/resume)
  • earn a Certificate of Recognition by participating in all 3 tiers/levels of the program (Foundations Tier, Development Tier, Excellence Tier)
  • continue their leadership learning and development

Development Tier, Engineering Leadership Certificate components:

  • Opening event
  • 6 core workshops
  • 2 term reflections & surveys
  • Full-day conference (a Saturday in March/April)

*The prerequisite for this course is Foundations Tier 1 in the certificate (SSL 100). This material is also embedded in the ENGG 200 leadership seminars, activities and professional development sessions for first-year students.



First time users will be asked to login or create a new account. Under "Known UCID / Other Names on Record (if any)" please make sure to input your UCID. This is critical with ensuring that you are registered properly and can access the leadership course on D2L. 

Registration for the 2024-2025 year occurs by enrolling in SSL 200 - 004: Development Tier (Level 2).

Registration is free and the deadline to register is: Monday, Sept. 16th @ 11:59pm.

Any questions? E-mail schulich.leadership@ucalgary.ca 


SSL 100: Foundations Tier (Level 1) - Engineering Leadership Program *This material is also embedded in the ENGG 200 leadership seminars, activities and professional development sessions for first-year students.
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Sep 09, 2024 to Apr 30, 2025
Course Fees
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Required Software
Access to laptop/desktop computer with audio/visual capacity for virtual workshops and events.
Section Notes

Registration for the Development tier of the Engineering Leadership Program in the 2024-2025 year occurs by enrolling in SSL 200 - 004.

The actual dates/times of event and workshop offerings will be communicated by e-mail on a regular basis during the Fall & Winter semesters. In addition, details of events and workshops will be posted on the D2L course for the Development Tier.

A mix of in-person & virtual workshops will be offered, along with self-directed modules, so that students can enjoy a variety of learning styles and formats with increased flexibility with meeting requirements.

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