Student Organization Development Program

November 1st 2014

10:00am-5:00pm RSC 233

Student organizations and their leaders face a constantly evolving list of challenges to their success and development. This program is a leadership program geared towards developing organizations and their leaders to better prepare them for student organization accomplishment. The program will require organization representatives to attend a 1 day seminar and complete a follow up project to be submitted to Student Involvement and presented to their organization. For more information visit www.wichita.edu/involvement  or email getinvolved@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3022.

 Registration Below

Tentative  Schedule

* This schedule may change due to the availability of presenters




Attendees will:

Welcome & Organization Definition

  • Realize the diversity of organizations in attendance and the unique challenges which face each group

Vision, Mission & Purpose

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the purpose of their organization and its contribution to WSU and the Wichita Community

Organization Finances

  • Understand the needed assets to the effectively manage the financial operation of groups


Membership Recruitment & Motivating the Middle

  • Analyze the strategies and best practices for recruiting and growing membership

Emotional Intelligence


  • Understand the importance of managing perceptions and perspectives within group dynamics.
Branding & Marketing my Organization
  • Develop plans to market their organization to campus and the community
Leadership Styles
  • Understand their leadership style and how it can most effectively work with others
Steps to Success
  • Create a plan to energize the organization’s operation through member development and programming

Registration Form


Please describe why you think this program will help your organization?

What would you like to gain from this experience?

Your E-mail Address:


Questions, Queries, Comments or Concerns
For more information please contact Chas Thompson, Coordinator for Student Organizations, getinvolved@wichita.edu or (316) 978-3022.