Course Description

The Excellence Tier is the third level of the Engineering Leadership Program, a 3 year co-curricular certificate program. 

The Excellence 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 positional leader and project manager; topics include: persuasion and influence, negotiation, situational leadership and leadership styles. 

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

By fulfilling requirements, students can:

  • earn a digital badge for the successful completion of the Excellence 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

Excellence Tier, Engineering Leadership Program components:

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



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 2023-2024 year occurs by enrolling in SSL 300 - 003: Excellence Tier (Level 3).

Registration is free and the deadline to register is: Tuesday, Sept. 12th @ 11:59pm.

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


SSL 100: Foundations Tier (Level 1) - Engineering Leadership Program

SSL 200: Development Tier (Level 2) - Engineering Leadership Program


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