Leadership Development

U of T Engineering provides students with an unparalleled engineering education that prepares them to lead in a complex global environment.  Leadership is embedded throughout the curriculum.  This begins in first year in engineering design courses– where students work in teams to meet a real-world challenge, develop a solution, and build/test prototypes. Engineering students also have opportunities to hone their leadership competencies in innovative elective courses and co-curricular programs.

The Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering

Successful engineers understand themselves and inspire others toward a common vision. The first of its kind in Canada, the Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering (Troost ILead) is a living laboratory that delivers courses, certificate programs and special events that help make you a more effective engineer. Whether you want to develop professional skills, meet new friends or contribute to student clubs, Troost ILead has something for everyone.


Certificate in Engineering Leadership

U of T Engineering allows you to earn a certificate in Engineering Leadership. The courses you’ll take to earn this distinction will count towards your degree and teach you to apply skills and concepts such as collaborative teamwork, emotional intelligence and self awareness.