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Honors College Leadership Training

Receive intensive training in adaptive leadership

Adaptive Leadership Training

As an Honors College student, you will receive intensive training in adaptive leadership, a leadership style developed at Harvard University and the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita. This training is provided by both Honors College students and faculty members who have mastered this cutting-edge leadership strategy. Mastering the principles and competencies of adaptive leadership will empower you to mobilize people in order to make progress on difficult issues that you care about.

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As an Honors College student, you will receive intensive training in adaptive leadership, a leadership style developed at Harvard University and the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita.

We define leadership as mobilizing others to make progress on difficult issues.

Principles of Adaptive Leadership

  • Leadership is an activity, not a position.
  • Anyone can lead, anytime, anywhere.
  • It starts with you and must engage others.
  • Your purpose must be clear.
  • It's risky.

Competencies of Adaptive Leadership

  • Diagnose Situation
  • Manage Self
  • Energize Others
  • Intervene Skillfully

As an honors college student, you will master the principles and competencies of adaptive leadership.