Outside the Classroom

Outside the Classroom

Not ready to jump into a class or looking to add a real-world experience to your resume? Join Goff outside the classroom.

Not ready to jump into a class or looking to add a real-world experience to your resume? Join Goff outside the classroom.

Pathfinders

Leadership Cohort

Join the inaugural Pathfinders Leadership Cohort for the 2022-23 academic year. Pathfinders is a premier opportunity for sophomore students to engage in a transformative leadership experience, including strong peer connections, hands-on learning, and an impactful opportunity to highlight on their resumes.

The year will start with a leadership retreat, followed by monthly discussion sessions where the cohort will analyze real-world challenges through a strategic leadership framework. Students will end the year with a multi-day trip where the Pathfinders community will engage in a deeper level of learning and reflection.

Who should apply?

  • U of U students going into their sophomore year fall 2022
  • Students curious about leadership, including myths, challenges, and opportunities for development
  • Students eager to engage in analyze various topics (e.g., leadership styles, social/global issues, changes in industry) through a strategic leadership framework

Apply here by July 31.

Case Competitions

Case competitions are real-world challenges that provide students an opportunity to work in teams, ask questions of experts, and create solutions to the actual problems companies and organizations face.

Past case competition topics include, Increasing access to campus resources with Eccles Beginnings Summer Bridge program; Diversifying nonprofit volunteer base with Wild Utah Project; and Increase number and diversity of women running for office in Utah with Hinckley Institute of Politics and YWCA Utah.

See our events page for upcoming case competitions. If you don’t find what you are looking for, sign up for our newsletter or send us an email.

Participating in a case competition?
We have resources for you! Learn from Dr. Ruchi Watson on how to effectively prepare a case competition submission.

Interested in seeing a winning team in action? Watch the winners of Increasing number and diversity of women running for office and Diversifying nonprofit volunteer base.

Case Competitions

Case competitions are real-world challenges that provide students an opportunity to work in teams, ask questions of experts, and create solutions to the actual problems companies and organizations face.

Past case competition topics include, Increasing access to campus resources with Eccles Beginnings Summer Bridge program; Diversifying nonprofit volunteer base with Wild Utah Project; and Increase number and diversity of women running for office in Utah with Hinckley Institute of Politics and YWCA Utah.

See our events page for upcoming case competitions. If you don’t find what you are looking for, sign up for our newsletter or send us an email.

Participating in a case competition?
We have resources for you! Learn from Dr. Ruchi Watson on how to effectively prepare a case competition submission.

Interested in seeing a winning team in action? Watch the winners of Increasing number and diversity of women running for office and Diversifying nonprofit volunteer base.

Campus Partners

Do you have a project that could benefit from innovative solutions developed by your students, with help from Goff? Contact us to host a case competition based on your strategic challenge.

Professionals

Submit your project or challenge here, and we will consider it for an upcoming case competition prompt.