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Refining Your Leadership Approach and Style

  • Understand, Strengthen, and Adapt Your Style

    Strengthen your leadership ability through a variety of exercises, resulting in personal reflection, learning, and action planning. Improve your understanding of contextual demands and how different leadership styles and behaviors best meet those demands. Draw out personal learning based on tangible opportunities to practice the art of leadership.

Benefits

  • Demonstrate greater awareness and mastery of your own leadership approaches
  • Recognize the most effective leadership style for a given circumstance
  • Define the legacy you would want to leave behind as a leader
  • Practice your leadership expertise outside the classroom during the outdoor Leadership Reaction Course

Enrollment Options

  • Individual Enrollment

    Enroll in this course as an individual for $6,600.
  • Group and Custom Enrollment

    Enroll as a team, or customize this program for your organization.

Upcoming Sessions

Class Details

Leadership & Management

Date

10/17/22 - 10/21/22

5 Days

Instructors

Melissa Murphy

Shefali Patil

 

Location

Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal

Refining Your Leadership Approach and Style

Leadership & Management

Date

10/17/22 - 10/21/22

5 Days

Instructors

Melissa Murphy

Shefali Patil

 

Location

Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal

Class

Concentration

Date

Location

Instructors

Refining Your Leadership Approach and Style

Leadership & Management

10/17/22 - 10/21/22

5 Days

Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
Room Comal

Melissa Murphy

Shefali Patil

 

Topics

The following topics will be covered in this course:

 

  • The difference between leadership and management
  • The types of people who make good leaders
  • Whether leaders are “born” or “made”
  • How to know if and when you should adapt your leadership style
  • How general intelligence and emotional intelligence are different
  • The different ways in which emotional intelligence enables effective leadership
  • Analyzing the leadership context that you face
Takeaways for Work and Home
The overall curriculum and professors were great! I have a lot of take-aways I can use immediately at work and home.
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Special Features

Participants take part in the Leadership Reaction Course, a ground-based challenge course presenting teams with physical obstacles that require thought and innovation to navigate, learning both leadership and follower-ship skills.

Adults take place in an outdoor obstacle course.
Adults take place in an outdoor obstacle course.
Adults take place in an outdoor obstacle course.

Who Should Attend?

It's no secret that a strong leader can make or break an organization. This course is appropriate for anyone who wants to become a more influential leader, including:

 

  • Executives and high-level managers in leadership roles
  • Professionals responsible for affecting change and driving new initiatives
  • High-potential individuals who will assume greater responsibility within their organization

 

Companies frequently send pairs of individuals, and small teams to this program, as they try to launch and lead new initiatives within their organization. Please contact us if you are interested in sending three or more participants to this program.

 

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Participants earn 2.8 CEUs and/or 28 CPEs for this course. A certificate of completion will be presented from Texas Executive Education.

Instructors

  • Melissa Murphy
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    Melissa Murphy

    Lecturer, Management Department at the McCombs School of Business

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  • Shefali Patil
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    Shefali Patil

    Assistant Professor, Management

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  • Reimbursement Options

    Learn more about course credits and options for course reimbursement. Get tips on the best way to approach your manager and download a customizable template to facilitate making the ask.
  • Course Location

    In person courses take place at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center and adjoining Rowling Hall on the UT campus in Austin. These world-class facilities provide a comfortable and convenient learning environment, with direct access to the 40 acres of campus and within walking distance of downtown Austin. Live online and on-demand course options are available for many courses.

Why Take This Class?

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Resources

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