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How do you muster courage? How do you shape the way your organization responds to today’s challenges? This intensive weeklong course provides a foundation for courageous leadership and teaches you how to best design and adapt organizations in a government context.

You will be introduced to systems thinking, an approach to problem solving that helps manage, adapt, and expose a wide range of choices and the dynamics of a situation. Hear from world-class Washington University faculty and C-suite guest speakers who will share how they found the courage to act. Come away with the thinking that will enable you to be an authentic leader who exerts sustainable impact on your organization and leads a full and complete life.

Daring to Lead will be held at Olin Business School on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. Tuition for this residential course includes five nights lodging, all meals, and program materials.

Daring to Lead fulfills one of the requirements the Master of Science in Leadership degree.

Program Benefits:

  • Develop a perspective that opens up the possibility of new, effective solutions
  • Discuss the drawbacks of linear thinking and when to use systems thinking
  • Diagnose problems within systems and organizations
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