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Challenging the status quo of leadership development. Preparing the leaders of the future.
Developed by leaders, for leaders, the Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute offers a values-driven and robust portfolio of offerings for individuals and organizations that create transformational outcomes for leaders at any level in their careers and across all industries. The Institute aspires to positively impact the region and beyond through results-producing and ethical leadership development.
The Institute builds on TU’s ongoing commitment to community and business engagement while serving as a key regional asset—uniquely supporting leadership recruitment, development and retention to allow our state and region to thrive.
We are proud of the principles applied in the design of our portfolio:
Building a transformational Institute requires a collaborative, intensive and strategic approach.
CEOs, senior leaders and leadership experts from across the country provided input
Regional organizations engaged in development process
Comprehensive externally facing Institute to fuel regional leadership
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We value developing proven skills. Establishing the ‘how’ beyond the ‘what’ or the ‘why’ is a critical way we develop successful leaders who stand apart from others.
Being a transformational leader is rooted in values that inform personal and professional behavior. The Institute works to elevate leaders who prioritize core values of ethics, resilience, self-awareness, execution and dedication.
A focus on results drives the Institute’s work to help professionals discover, understand and develop their strengths—leading to measurable and substantial change for businesses, organizations and our region.
9–10 a.m., Virtual Event
Effective and successful leaders lead with values, encourage healthy debate and inspire cooperation. Maryland’s former Lt. Governor, Boyd Rutherford, will be joining us in our webinar series, when we have the opportunity to hear from change makers and impactful leaders about their experiences, insights, and advice.
8–10:30 a.m. at the University Union
We will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Michael Burchell about specific practices that organizations and leaders can employ to cultivate higher levels of trust and improve performance. We will also have an opportunity to learn from leaders in organizations with high trust about their insights and advice.
9 a.m.–3 p.m. at the College of Liberal Arts
Participants will partake in self exploration, practice intentional influencing through various leadership styles, forge team collective leadership to drive goals forward, and harness hands-on strategies and applications to foster employee engagement.