Competent Leader: The Toastmaster Leadership Program

The Competent Leader is the first leadership certification offered by Toastmasters. When you become a member, you receive a book of 10 leadership projects, spanning from taking roles in meetings to organizing events to mentoring new members.

Project 1: Listening

Complete this project by doing 3 of 4: Ah/Um Counter, Speech Evaluator, Grammarian, Table Topics Speaker

Project 2: Critical Thinking

Complete this project by doing 2 of 3: Speech Evaluator, Grammarian, General Evaluator

Project 3: Giving Feedback

Complete this project by doing all 3: Speech Evaluator, Grammarian, General Evaluator

Project 4: Time Management

Complete Timer +1: Timer, Toastmaster, Speaker, Table Topics Master, Grammarian

Project 5: Planning and Implementation

Complete this project by doing 3 of 4: Speaker, General Evaluator, Toastmaster, Table Topics Master

Project 6: Organization and Delegation

Complete this project by doing 1 of 6: Help organize a speech contest, or club special event, or club membership campaign/contest, or marketing campaign, or club newsletter, or help with building the club website

Project 7: Facilitation

Complete this project by doing 2 of 4: Toastmaster, General Evaluator, Table Topics Master, befriend a guest

Project 8: Motivation

Complete 1 chair +2 others: Membership campaign or contest chair, Marketing campaign chair, Toastmaster, Speech Evaluator, General Evaluator

Project 9: Mentoring

Complete this project by doing 1 of 3: Mentor a new member, Mentor an existing member, HPL guidance committee member

Project 10: Team Building

Complete this project by being Toastmaster and General Evaluator or 1 of: Membership campaign chair, Marketing campaign chair, Speech contest chair, Special event chair, Club newsletter editor, Club webmaster