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Texas Executive Education | Leading for Impact

Leading for Impact

Designed For

  • Individuals
    For executives, professionals, new leaders and small business owners
  • Organizations
    For teams of managers with common developmental needs in specific areas


The objectives of this program are to understand and strengthen your leadership skills through a combination of classroom instruction (leadership concepts and frameworks, assessments, peer discussion) and experiential exercises.
Topics and activities covered include:
  • Are “leadership” and “management” different?
  • What types of people make good leaders?
  • Are leaders “born” or “made”?
  • How do you know if and when you should adapt your leadership style?
  • How are general intelligence and emotional intelligence different?
  • What are the different ways in which emotional intelligence enables effective leadership?
  • How can you systematically analyze the leadership context that you face?


  • Demonstrate greater awareness and mastery of your own leadership approaches and skills
  • Better understand contextual demands and how different leadership styles and behaviors best meet those demands
  • Increase your personal knowledge of the art of leadership through tangible opportunities to practice
  • Define the legacy you would want to leave behind as a leader