Carroll College, Helena Montana

Personal Leadership Classes

Required Personal Leadership Courses

Strength Finders 2.0 Assessment Online Test

You will take the Strength Finders 2.0 Assessment on line before attending the first two required classes. To get started in the Leadership Program contact the CLCP Director who will give you an access code and instructions to begin your Strength Finders Assessment.

Challenge your potential to become an authentic leader by taking the Strength Finders 2.0 Personal Leadership Assessment. This online assessment will help you determine your strengths so you can focus on your potential for growth as a leader. This is the first step that you must take to begin your work toward a Personal Leadership Certificate.

To begin this first step e-mail the Carroll Leadership Team at

Strength Finders 2.0 Assessment "Understanding Your Strengths"

This is the first class you must attend to continue your Personal Leadership Certificate track. The only way we know how many people are coming is by e-mail signup; if we don't have enough, class will be cancelled. Thus, IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU ALWAYS SIGN UP BY SENDING AN E-MAIL TO   

Understand the results of your online assessment. In this class we will go over your individual strengths and talk about what they mean. The information you receive from the assessment will provide you with a framework for the process of developing a personal leadership model.

This class is offered on: (TBD)

Strength Finders 2.0 "Understanding the Strengths of Others"

This is the second class you must attend to continue your Personal Leadership Certificate track. You must have first attended "Understanding Your Strengths" to take this course. Please register by sending an e-mail to

On a personal level you must understand the strengths of others to be a good leader. In this session we will take time to understand the strengths of others and how we might run a group according to the strength of each individual. You will learn how to recognize the strengths of others and assign responsibilities according to their strengths.

This class is offered on: (TBD)

 **Upon completion of these classes all other classes may be taken in any order you would like.

** We offer several dates and times for each class to try to give students the best chance possible to attend. You need only attend each class once.

Optional Personal Leadership Courses

Optional Class Credits to complete your Leadership Certificate: 

Attend Lectures and write a reflections paper for an optional credit:



Networking Make It or Break It First Impressions

Tuesday, October 6

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Simperman Hall, Room 101-202



Teaching College Women Salary Negotiation: Start Smart Workshop-Sponsored by AAUW -Hosted By Helena College

Thursday, October 8th at 3:30 pm- 7:00 pm. Donaldson Building - Room 207

REGISTER: Phone 447-6923 or email

About: All Carroll College students and employees are invited to attend this workshop.College women entering the job market need the confidence, knowledge, and skills required to negotiate their salaries and benefits. $tart $mart teaches them to do just that. Just one year after graduation, women earn just 82 percent of what male counterparts earn, and that gender wage gap widens over the next 10 years. 

According to AAUW research, just one year after graduation, women earn just 82 percent of what male counterparts earn, and that gender wage gap widens over the next 10 years.  More than 225 campuses throughout the US have hosted $tart $mart workshops. Before a workshop, only 25 percent of attendees say they are confident that they could negotiate a salary and benefits package. That figure skyrockets to 91 percent upon completion of the workshop. Sponsored by AAUW- American Association of University Women.



Life After Athletics: Making A New Game Plan

Wednesday, October 21st at 6:00 - 7:30 PM - O'Connell Hall room 107

About: Learn how to make your ELEVATOR SPEECH and to put your best foot forward online and at events...NETWORKING. Presented by Northwestern Mutual. Sign up here.



Merit Badge University Teacher

If you volunteered to teach at Merit Badge University, you may count this as a optional credit as it is a leadership opportunity - A reflection paper is not necessary for this credit.


The choices you make define the leader you become.  And the choices you make are not just about you. They’re about the positive impact you can have on your organization, your community, and beyond. Our world needs everyday leaders who will choose to make it a better place.

Additional Optional Leadership Credit

Have you participated in any of the following trainings? If so, submit a reflection summary to receive one optional Personal Leadership course! [1 training = 1 optional Personal Leadership course]

Approved Optional Personal Leadership Training Course Options:

  • Peer Minister Training
  • Community Living Training
  • Gold Team Ambassadors Training
  • Student Government Training