Co-sponsored by the Division of Professional Effectivenessand the Division of Organizational Leadership and Information Analytics, the purpose of the Leadership Track is to equip students with essential leadership skills and competencies. Leeds students who complete this track acquire research-based knowledge and hands-on experiences that enable them to become principled, productive leaders who can energize, relate, and innovate. The students enrolled in this track will be uniquely positioned to become great business leaders because they will possess the interpersonal and communications skills to help organizations succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Employers seek out leadership-track graduates in almost every industry (e.g. startup, non-profit, government, large corporation), particularly for the roles of product manager, business consultant, clinic manager, franchise manager, and entry-level manager.

Required Courses for Leadership Track

ORGN 3025 – Essential Management Skills
ORGN 3030 – Critical Leadership Skills
CESR/ORGN 3040 – Fundamentals of Socially Responsible Leadership
BAIM 4065 – Leadership in the Digital Age (Capstone)

Elective Courses for Leadership (Students Take Any Two of the Following)

CESR 4000/4001 – Leadership Challenges
CESR 4430/ORGN 4430 – Corporate Boards in Action
INBU 3300 (or INBU 3301) – International Management
ORGN 3010 – Negotiation and Conflict Management
MGMT 3800 - Consulting Skills


You can find academic policies for Leeds School of Business by visiting our Academic Advising academic requirements page.

You can find the most current Four-Year Plans that outline the required coursework for the Leadership Track at the Leeds School of Business by visiting our Academic Advising Four-Year Plan's page.