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Curriculum

Module 1

World Class Leaders
Seeking inspiration, role models and insights, we will explore the common leadership skills/traits of many of history's great leaders.

Module 2

Deep and Sustained Employee Engagement
We will tap into what really motivates people to engage in their work fully and to put forth their best effort every day. We will explore social science, with a particular focus on the power of combining alignment of purpose, with autonomy and opportunities for mastery.

Module 3

Power and Influence
We will explore historical examples of self-appointed, socially-conscious grassroots leaders, from Susan B. Anthony to Oskar Schindler to Eleanor Roosevelt to Jackie Robinson to Martin Luther King to Gloria Steinem to Yvon Chouinard to Colin Kaepernick to Ellen Pao to Greta Thunberg to Megan Rapinoe.

Module 4

Individual Leadership
In this module, we put into practice everything we have learned thus far. Students will form teams and participate in a Harvard Business School leadership simulation.

Module 5

Leadership Simulation I
This online simulation enables students to explore the challenges of effectively leading global teams and managing cross-cultural communications.

Module 6

Leadership Report and Lessons Learned
This module will address situational leadership, with a particular focus on the leader's unique responsibility to develop others in service of shared goals. 

Module 7

Global Collaboration Simulation
This online simulation enables students to explore the challenges of effectively leading global teams and managing cross-cultural communications.

Module 8

Developing Others and Course Summary
This module will address situational leadership, with a special focus on the leader's unique responsibility to develop others in service of shared goals. The “when” and “how” of developing others will be explored.

Capstone Portfolio

Transformative Leadership
Throughout the program, you'll develop your customized templates and practices you can employ immediately at your organization. The tools and resources in your professional portfolio will help you deliver distinctive and measurable outcomes.

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