Governance, Leadership and Ethics
Students who will thrive in Huron's new Major in Governance, Leadership & Ethics (GLE) recognize we live and work in an increasingly complex, interdependent and uncertain world. They understand, or are to determined to understand, the need for new decision-making models and the influences of different leadership styles. They are keen to participate in civic affairs and contribute to the well-being of their local and global communities.
GLE is designed to help students fully grasp the challenges of contemporary governance and develop the know-how for leadership that is inclusive, accountable and effective. The goal of GLE is to develop Leaders with Heart who are able to meet the growing demand for ethical and transformative leadership in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
Leaders with Heart need to know how to conduct their teams and themselves in ways that protect and promote positive values. There are huge differences between people in positions of power who take it, rather than earning the admiration and cooperation of their follows. Learn how Governance, Leadership & Ethics has helped Huron graduates to lead others more successfully toward their goals - in community, corporate, government and other various sectors.
If you want to Lead with Heart like these strategic individuals, considering studying within this program to refine your understanding of how to motivate others in ways that command respect.
You know professors are dedicated to their students' learning when faculty members across multiple departments come together to create a unique interdisciplinary learning experience that intersects a wide variety of programs, while also incorporating intensive research and community engagement opportunities.
During your pursuit of a Governance, Leadership & Ethics specialization, you will work with a faculty advisor to develop individual research-learning opportunities and connect with community-based and professional organizations for experiences where theory meets practice.
Learn more about professors who are going to help you fully grasp the ever-changing challenges facing our world's Leaders - within and beyond the classroom.
Governance, Leadership and Ethics Course Intro
Huron's new Major in Governance, Leadership & Ethics (GLE) is designed to fully grasp the challenges of contemporary governance and develop the know-how for leadership that is inclusive, accountable and effective. The goal of GLE is to develop students who are able to meet the growing demand for ethical and transformative Leadership with Heart in the private, public and non-profit sectors.
Introduces students to principled leadership as a foundation for decision making and evaluation, taking into account power, influence, follower-ship, roles and citizenship.
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Offers students a range of opportunities to integrate and develop their learning experiences, including a thesis, major research papers, reading course or a community-based consultancy with a written report.
Governance, Leadership and Ethics Careers
Graduates from Huron's GLE program will be prepared for leadership roles in government, business and the non-profit sector. GLE graduates will also be prepared to pursue advanced study in graduate studies in the social sciences or at professional schools in business or law.
- Civil service
- Government/International agency advisors
- Policy researchers/consultants
- Advocates/Volunteers in community organizations
Geoff Read, PhD
Neil Bradford, PhD
Sherry Wells-Foster, MA
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday