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Enhance your degree and take action on causes you care about.

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Graduate Students

Develop leadership and teaching skills to stand out in your field of study.

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Professional Development

Engage in lectures or workshops and network with like-minded peers.

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Upcoming Events

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Free Public Presentations from Local and International Leaders

The Lougheed College Lectures sponsored by Syncrude offer presentations on various topics throughout the academic year.  

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Leadership Workshops for Graduate, Law, and Professional Students 

Graduate students can work on specific leadership skills and gain PD credits in our monthly workshops.

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Current Opportunities

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Leadership on Location

An undergraduate leadership course

Take INT D 301/325: Leadership on Location with Dr. Cristina Stasia and learn about leadership through field trips, experiential learning and seminar discussion. Pack your own leadership failures and challenges and use an adaptive leadership framework to understand them, while deepening your understanding of what it means to lead. 

This class is from June 6 - 29, 2022. All post-secondary students are eligible to enrol and there are no pre-requisites to attend. University of Alberta students are eligible to receive funding to attend!

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The Art and Danger of Adaptive Leadership

A continuing education course

Leading effectively and inclusively in today’s increasingly polarized world requires both head and heart. Building your team’s — and your — ability to adapt to unforeseen realities also requires you to hold steady during periods of intense change. This course uses an adaptive leadership framework to strengthen your ability to tackle complex problems in your professional and personal worlds. Adaptive leadership is a critical tool and skill set for those looking to drive systemic change while being accountable to their own values and goals.

This class has lessons from Apr 9 – 28, 2022. You do not need to be a post-secondary student to enrol and there are no pre-requisites to attend. People of all industries and experience levels are invited to participate.

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Apr 9–28, 2022



Evening & weekend — 21 hrs


Enterprise Square



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Series on Leadership and COVID-19

What can responses to COVID-19 teach us about leadership? We have invited scholars, graduate teaching fellows and mentors at the Peter Lougheed Leadership to contribute their leadership insights on the COVID 19 crisis through a series of articles.

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PLLC unlocks leadership potential in Alberta.

"So far, the PLLC has fundamentally changed the way I view the world. Being able to hear the diverse perspectives and experiences of these people has provided me with a lot of insight as to how I can continue to develop myself. I really appreciate the constant support from the peers, mentors, and staff within the PLLC. The constant and purposeful learning in and out of the classroom is unparalleled to any learning I have experienced before. 

- Aaron Chris Manalo, Weatherill Family Award recipient, PLLC scholar and undergrad in the Faculties of Science and Education.