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Learn to LEAD. Expand and enhance your leadership skills with an Interdisciplinary LEADership Minor.

Eastern Michigan University is now offering an Interdisciplinary LEADership Minor for undergraduate students. The mission of the LEADership minor is to equip students with knowledge-skills and attitudes to build a personal awareness of the world in which they live. The program compliments many University majors and the general education program. To learn more, watch the video below:

  • Why LEAD?

    The LEADership minor focuses on five core areas that will improve the overall understanding of contemporary society. These experience areas include:

    1. Leadership (9 credits) - Knowledge of leadership techniques, theories and models from various disciplines
    2. Global Context/Cultural Competency (3 credits) - Understanding of barriers to change and appreciation for diversity and cultural differences
    3. Ethical Leadership (3 credits) - Understanding of ethics and collaboration
    4. Communication (3 credits) - Effective oral and written communication skills
    5. Experiential Electives (6 credits) - Critically analyze and resolve issues using appropriate leadership strategies

    With this increased knowledge, students will:

    • Expand their professional skill set
    • Develop a global competence
    • Enhance communication skills
    • Create new career pathways
    • Establish ethical development
    • Develop stronger résumés
  • Core Courses
    • LEAD 201 — Introduction to Leadership: Learning to Lead
    • LEAD 301 — Emerging as a Culturally Competent Leader
    • LEAD 401 — Inventing a Leadership Life