Competing in a fast-paced, global economy demands leading with intention. Leading with intention demands rethinking leadership development. Rethinking leadership development means reframing leader readiness approaches.

‌Drake’s leader development, readiness and strength series, Building Leaders from the Inside Out©, comprises three programs—Leading Self, Leading Others and Leading Organizations. Each program utilizes a signature learning experience designed to support your transformation to outstanding leadership performance while delivering maximum return on investment to your organization.

The Building Leaders from the Inside Out© series was developed in partnership with leading global, national and regional companies and human resource and talent development experts. Taught by industry practitioners and University thought leaders, participants learn alongside a carefully selected cohort of leaders from other companies and industries to drive peer-to-peer learning, maximize inter-organization exchange and deliver individual and organizational results.

Learn more and determine which program is right for you and your organization:

  • Leading Self 
    • A leadership introduction program for high-potential individual contributors
    • Planned for release in 2018
  • Leading Others
    • A leadership readiness program for leaders of leaders and leaders of teams
    • Accepting applications now
  • Leading Organizations
    • A leadership strength program for leaders of functions and leaders of organizations
    • In development and planned for release in 2018

For any additional questions, email or call 515-271-2259.

University News
April 27, 2017
When Drake senior Reed Fischer crossed the finish line at the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee on Thursday, he broke a school record that has stood since long before Drake’s famed Blue Oval was blue.