PechaKucha Presentations & Capstone Project Submissions
This course is the final requirement for completing the Values Based Leadership series to achieve the Values Based Leadership credential.
Students will be evaluated on the following:
Students are required to fully participate in all 6 core courses and 3 electives of their choice. This is a mandatory component required for successful completion of the series. The overall participation grade will comprise the graded reflection component from each course.
Pecha Kucha Presentation (25%)
Students will need to present a Pecha Kucha on their capstone project and facilitate a brief discussion.
A Pecha Kucha is a very structured style of presentation requiring 20 slides for 20 seconds each. The presentation should last approximately 7 minutes, follow the 20x20 format, and provide key information on your selected topic. Presentations should be formatted using a presentation software which can enable automatic advancement of slides (e.g., PowerPoint).
Note: for more details on how to structure a Pecha Kucha presentation, watch How to Make a Pecha Kucha – a Pecha Kucha on creating Pecha Kucha presentations.
- Pecha Kucha elements (i.e., 20x20, auto advancement; /5)
- Presentation content ( /5)
- Presenter style (e.g., clear, concise; /5)
- Presentation format (e.g., grammar/spelling, design; /5)
- Discussion facilitation ( /5)
Capstone Project (45%)
In this assignment, students must identify and critically examine one leadership challenge relevant for their work context, providing a rationale for their selection. Students will then describe 3 strategies for addressing this challenge including references to resources/reading within the coursework or additional research. Lastly, students will propose a plan for implementing each strategy including a timeline and method for evaluating success (e.g., how will you know you have made an impact?).
Note: Students will present their project in a Pecha Kucha presentation.
- Description of challenge ( /5)
- Rationale for selection ( /5)
- 3 strategies ( /15)
- Implementation plan ( /10)
- Evaluation strategies ( /10)