Instructor: Prof. Dava Newman

Students work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. An initial Outward Bound experience builds trust, teamwork and communications. Readings and assignments emphasize the characteristics of great leadership. Global leaders participate in the "Leadership Lunch" series to share their experiences and recommendations. Discussions explore leadership development. The learning experience culminates in a personal leadership plan.

Learning Objectives

1. Contemplate essential questions for leadership
2. Define the qualities of a leader
3. Research personal characteristics
4. Provide global examples of leadership
5. Formulate a TPP leadership plan for yourself


10%Assignment #1
10% Assignment #2
10% Assignment #3
20% Classroom Participation
20% Lunch Talk Participation
30% Final Assignment #4

Leadership Experience
Leadership Lunches