Leadership Programs

Our leadership programs teach participants how to apply George Washington’s leadership qualities in the modern workplace.

Leadership Program

Our sessions touch on a variety of topics ranging from leadership to collaboration, each with their own distinct set of actionable takeaways.

Washington’s Enduring Relevance: The Integration of Strategy, Leadership, and Management

Citing specific examples of George Washington’s military and political career, this session will explore the on-going dynamics of strategic development and highlight the importance of Washington integrating leadership, management, and strategy.

Washington, Lincoln, Roosevelt, Churchill: A Strategic Approach to Leading in Times of Crisis and Change

Washington and these other great leaders manifested eight common characteristics in leading during times of crisis and change, ranging from visibility and communication to planning and collaboration. This popular session will explore examples of these traits during the times of crisis each of these outstanding leaders faced, which remain relevant today.

The Washington Way: Character-Based Leadership

This session will explore Washington’s effective leadership based on his great character, integrity, and ethical behavior in the service of his country. This session shows the relationship between modern models of character-based leadership and Washington's early example.

Team Building and Leadership the George Washington Way

This program focuses on Washington's approach to building, leading, and managing teams. This session utilizes examples from his time as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and as our first president when he established the executive branch of the Federal Government. This program, while using examples from the past, focuses on Washington's relevance to modern concepts of team building and leadership.

George Washington: Visionary Entrepreneur

Washington’s success as a general and as our first President was greatly informed by his success and experience as an entrepreneur. As a farmer, miller, distiller, and shipper, he learned the requirements for production, marketing, and finance.

Note: Session durations are typically 1 hour and are facilitated by Leadership Institute Faculty.

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