Pack Leadership Institute

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Continue Building Your Leadership Skills

The Pack Leadership Institute (PLI) provides a weekend (Fri-Sat) workshop that is designed to contunie building exceptional leaders on NC State’s campus. These weekend retreats will rotate topics to engage students in deeper learning. Students will have the opportunity to earn a certificate for the completion of each PLI they participate in.

There are also some one-time stand-alone workshops offerings that are designed to provide a quick overview of a single leadership topic. Click here to navigate to the one-time workshops page.

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This photo features Leadership Certificate recipients receiving their certificate in April 2019 at our end of year celebration at the Park Alumni Center on Centennial Campus.

What Do Students Gain From PLI: Conflict to Consensus?

  1. Students will be able to apply some of the social change model of leadership to better serve the individuals that they lead. 
  2. Students will be able to practice creating consensus among a group to model conflict in student organizations and leadership roles. 
  3. Students will be able to use conflict management communication strategies to bring people to a common understanding 
  4. Students will be able to create goals on how they want to lead others through challenging times with the tools they learned at the PLI
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2022-2023 Dates | Register Today!

Registration is required and is only open to current NC State students, including: Masters, Doctoral, international, and non-degree seeking. Leadership Development Program workshops are designed to be taken in order, therefore students are asked to commit to taking one of the scheduled paths:  

Registering for the Pack Leadership Institute

Registration for Fall 2022! Please register at this link by Nov 7 to be guaranteed a seat!

One-Time Leadership Workshops

Not quite ready to commit to the certificate program? Our office offers one-time leadership workshops for ongoing leadership development. Click here to see our upcoming workshops.

Contact Us

Connect with our team via email at

Would you like to be contacted when dates are selected for the 2023-24 year? Click here to provide your information.