Join the George Washington Leadership Institute for online lectures that explore unique aspects of George Washington's leadership style, and learn how these timeless principles can be used by leaders today.
Programs will be held online and will include access to an exclusive opportunity to network with fellow alumni of the George Washington Leadership Institute.
November 18: George Washington and Cabinet Leadership—Setting the Stage for Future Presidents
George Washington created the president’s cabinet, one of the most powerful and durable institutions in the U.S. government. Learn why Washington turned to a cabinet, what strategies he used to manage the oversized personalities in his cabinet, and the legacy he left for his successors. Taught by Lindsay M. Chervinsky, Ph.D.
December 2: George Washington's On the Job Training
Washington had plenty of relevant experience when he took on the two greatest jobs of his life, Commander in Chief during the American Revolution, and President of the United States thereafter. But he kept learning all the time, which enabled his success. Learn, as Washington did, How to Win a War; How to Pick Colleagues; and How to Run a Start Up. Taught by Richard Brookhiser