Group Leader Orientation

Executive Training

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Group Leader Orientation (GLO) is the training piece of the student group recognition cycle. In addition to registering/re-registering your student group each year, members of your student group executive team are required to complete GLO.

GLO contains three components; Essentials, Skills, and Finances. Student groups are required to complete each component of training.*

*Student groups that do not handle money are exempt from completing GLO: Finances.

NOTE: If you encounter any problems or have any questions about the above trainings, please contact Student Group Services at clubs@su.ualberta.ca

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All student groups are required to complete GLO: Essentials. This component of training is offered both in person and online through eClass; the link to enrol is below. GLO: Essentials teaches student group leaders about policies and resources for student groups. Have one of your student group executive members complete this training online or attend the in-person training to give your group credit for GLO: Essentials. This session used to be called "Executive Training" or "Presidents' Training."

GLO: Essentials eClass Module

GLO: Essentials In-person Schedule

Date Time Location Session
September 16 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Essentials
September 30 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Essentials
October 15 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Essentials
October 28 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Essentials
November 18 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Essentials

Session registration will be made available following the conclusion of each preceding session. Please note that if there are fewer than 10 students signed up for a session, SGS will cancel the session 48 hours in advance.

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All student groups are required to complete a minimum of one GLO: Skills session to fulfill student group recognition requirements. Have one of your student group executive members attend a session to give your group credit for GLO: Skills.

This component of training is offered only in person every few weeks. There are numerous GLO: Skills sessions offered that are on different topics that may help student group leaders in their roles. Groups are encouraged to attend as many GLO: Skills sessions as they would like!

GLO: Skills Schedule (Last update: August 2 2019)

Date Time Location Session
August 21 2019 5:30-7:00 SUB 0-49 Recruitment and Retention 101
September 12 2019 5:30 - 7:00 PM Location TBD Topic TBD
September 25 2019 12:00 - 1:00 PM Location TBD Anti-Oppression & Systems Thinking
October 9 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Topic TBD
October 24 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Leadership 101
November 6 2019 12:00 - 1:00 PM Location TBD Bystander Intervention
November 26 2019 Time TBD Location TBD Responding Effectively to Conflict

Please note that if there are fewer than 10 students signed up for a session, SGS will cancel the session 48 hours in advance.

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If your student group handles money, then the executive member in charge of finances will need to completed GLO: Finances (Previously Treasurer's Training). GLO: Finances is conducted online through eClass; the link to enrol is below. Have one of your student group executive members complete the eClass course to give your group credit for GLO: Finances.

GLO: Finances eClass Module

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Phone

780-492-9789

Fax

780-492-4643

Email
clubs@su.ualberta.ca

Hours

09:00am - 5:00pm
Monday to Friday

Address

Student Group Services Office
0-81 Student Life Central
Students' Union Building
University of Alberta
8900 - 114 Street NW
Edmonton, AB
T6G 2J7