Leadership Day with GB Germany

Each year, Global Brigades Germany hosts a leadership day and national conference for student leaders and interested volunteers to share best practices, discuss programs and organizational updates and gather with other passionate leaders.

December 14, 2019 | Munich, Germany

The 12th annual 2019 GB Germany Leadership Day & National Conference will take place on Saturday, December 14th in Munich.

The conference is open to all German chapters and their members, Campus Chairpersons, Chapter Leaders, Volunteers as well as aspiring members. Of course, anyone interested in setting up a chapter at their university and becoming involved in development cooperation is welcome. Alumni and members of Global Brigades Germany e.V. are also invited. The semi-annual Leadership Day is intended to familiarize the participants with the goals and principles of Global Brigades and the structures of the world’s largest student-led NGO. In addition, updates from the GBA and news from the German association will be communicated. Actually, the university groups are the core of the event. In addition to exciting activities, the participants will have the opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge. The event will be hosted by the following passionate and knowledgable GB Germany Board Members.







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Conference Details


Munich, GermanySDI Munich – University of Applied Languages – Room tbd
Baierbrunner Str. 2881379 Munich


Members of the SDI Munich Chapter can provide sleeping facilities. Please indicate a need for accommodation during the registration process.


Sleeping facilities provided on request. Please indicate a need for accommodation during the registration process. Each participant has to organize his own journey to Munich. Public parking is available in the immediate area of the venue.


Lunch and snacks will be provided by GB Germany throughout the conferences. Please inform us of any allergies or intolerances that you may have during the registration process.


Please contact vicepresident.gbgermany@globalbrogades.org for further information.


10:00am Check-In
Meet and greet with fellow GB members and GB Germany staff.
10:30am Global Brigades: The Basics
Learn about our major objectives as an organization and the unique holistic model approach of our projects from our VP
10:50am Elevator Pitch
How to introduce GB to somebody in two minutes.
11:00am Meet the Board of Directors
Get to know the different roles within the GB Germany network from all board members. 
11:20am Organizational Updates
Learn about national past and current happenings of the association and exciting international plans of the organization in 2020 from our President.
11:30am Short Break
Take a few minutes to treat yourself with a coffee!
11:40am Updates from German Chapters
Become active and reflect on the past half-year period in your Chapter. Gain a more in depth understanding of the challenges that other Chapters face and collectively develop sustainable solutions in order to constantly improve.
12:00pm SMART Goals Introduction
SMART is an acronym for Specific Measurable Achievable Reasonable Time Bound and is used, for example, in project management, in the context of personnel management and personnel development as a criterion for the clear definition of goals within the framework of a target agreement.
12:15pm Breakout: Creating Your Smart Goals
How to create SMART GOALS. Defining SMART GOALS for each University Group.
12:45pm LUNCH
Take a break and enjoy some tasty food.
1:30pm Marketing & Communication Overview
Presentation from Anna a social media consultant, focusing on the relevance of social media on our day to day business. What kind of challenges do we face, how can we master them? Taking a closer look at Facebook and Instagram.
2:00pm GB Guidelines
Introducing our chapters to Marketing 101, GB Branding Guidelines as well as the Instagram Guidelines
2:30pm Short Break
Take the opportunity to interact with the people surrounding you while having a snack!
2:45pm Breakout: Power of Social Media
Brainstorm ideas related to how social media can be used for fundraising and recruiting.
3:30pm Presentation of Results
Review our impact! 
4:00pm WeCanHelp.de
How you can support GB Germany while shopping online.
4:10pm Conference Closing & Feedback
Take the chance to share your thoughts about the conference and then join us at one of Munich’s Christmas markets!

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Please contact vicepresident.gbgermany@globalbrigades.org for further information.