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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.
7–8 p.m. at StarTUp at the Armory
The speaker series is made possible by the generosity of Susan J. Ganz, chair of the Towson University Board of Visitors, and is hosted by StarTUp & Entrepreneurship at Towson University. This will be a fireside chat between Stearns and TU’s executive director of the Dr. Nancy Grasmick Leadership Institute, Erin Moran.
4–6 p.m. at Columbus Center, Baltimore
Join us for a moderated Q&A with Danny Meyer, where we will learn about his experience, expertise and insights as an ethically-driven and influential business leader to collectively support our efforts to uplift our region.
9 a.m.–3 p.m. at StarTUp at the Armory
Across almost every industry, the global pandemic has negatively and significantly impacted businesses and their bottom lines, potentially putting even more pressure on leaders to deliver results.