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.

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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.

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 **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:


Guest Speaker Alex Sheen Founder of “Because I said I would” on Thursday, November 19th (7:00pm)

You will not want to miss this!! Check out this video for more information: Lower Campus Center at 7pm  Alex Sheen is the Founder of because I said I would, the international social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. Sparked by the loss of his father, Alex began sending promise cards to anyone who requested them at no cost. Since his father’s passing on September 4th, 2012, because I said I would has sent over 3.15M promise cards to over 153 countries. (Leadership Certificate Credit for those who attend) 


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