Leadership Essentials Workshop Series (LEWS)

Build your foundational framework of leadership practices!

LEWS consists of six workshops

LEWS consists of six topical workshops for undergraduate students; take as few or as many as you would like to best address your interests and goals*.  Each will be offered multiple times per quarter.

The six workshop topics are on foundational knowledge, self-awareness, communication, diversity dimensions, interpersonal competence, and conflict. Visit the links on the left to see our 2017-18 Workshop Calendar and to review full descriptions of each workshop.

Why Attend?

  • Strengthen your leadership skills and knowledge
  • Increase effectiveness within your jobs, student groups, programs, classes, and personal life
  • Build peer and mentor connections
  • Become eligible to participate in the Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP)*
  • Workshops are open and free of charge to all UC Davis undergraduate students

*All six workshops are required as a prerequisite for the CLL Student Leadership Development Program (SLDP).

The CLL strives to make our workshops and programs accessible to the undergraduate community. If you need special accommodations, please feel free to email us at