Law 792: Lawyers as Leaders
Lawyers commonly take on leadership roles. For example, more than half of all U.S. Presidents were lawyers. Today, leadership is a core competency for any lawyer, regardless of whether they are in a formal leadership position. This course is designed to help provide a foundation to help prepare students for leadership roles, and to embrace this special requirement of our profession. It will provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of leadership, explore different types of leadership styles and the key differences between them, and allow students to develop their own leadership skills. This course will also focus on the role of articulating purpose, vision and storytelling in order to be an effective transformational leader. The course will be offered on a pass/fail basis.
Sequence and Prerequisites: None