Undergrads: Leadership courses Gen St 391 I and Gen ST 301

Learning Leadership in Theory and Practice Course

Have you been thinking about how you can engage at UW and develop your own leadership potential?

We are looking for students—those who would call themselves leaders and those who don’t yet—to enroll in this course that aims to increase their leadership identity and leadership confidence.  This is the only skills-based leadership course that is open to any first year, second year or transfer student in any major at the UW.  Using a combination of large lectures, personalized assessment tools, small leadership labs facilitated by amazing student and staff leaders, our aim is to give students a customized experience of self-reflection and connection to others to accelerate their authentic leadership development.

Course details

  • Course number:  BA 391/GEN ST 301/ENGR 202
  • Offered Win 2018 | Wednesdays 3:30-5:20 p.m.
  • 3 credits (CR/NC)
  • Size of class: 240 students
  • Course fee: $25 (for customized student leadership assessments)

Instructor:  Dr. Christina Fong, Principal Lecturer, Foster School of Business

Contact uwhli@uw.edu

This course is made possible through a partnership between the Husky Leadership Initiative, the Foster School of Business and the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking.


Leadership Firesides, GEN ST 391I

The Husky Leadership Initiative is excited to once again offer the Leadership Firesides course in Winter Quarter 2018.

Husky Leadership Initiative Leadership Firesides offer ongoing opportunities for students to engage in meaningful dialogue with a diverse range of civic, corporate and campus leaders in an informal setting. These leaders share their personal journeys and perspectives on leadership and become momentary mentors for students attending the event. The Firesides are a way for students to learn more about and reflect on leadership and build their leadership competence and confidence.

Those registered for the course will meet weekly in attending these events. The class will also include an introductory session (Week 1) and a closing session (Week 10). Students will be required to reflect on the presentations each week and will submit these reflections via Canvas.

To register: No add code required.  Register for GEN ST 391I .  1 credit (CR/NC).

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