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The Organizational Leadership Institute has been working to make decisions regarding both the Leadership Breakfast Series and the Leadership Certificate Program.

 Both programs will be offered in Fall of 2020 with the following modifications:

  1. Face-to-face attendance at any session will be limited to 12 participants.  We are exploring various “virtual” options, but have not yet made a decision regarding how we will proceed.

  2. Food will be limited to boxed lunches for participants in the Leadership Certificate Program; no breakfast will be provided in the Leadership Breakfast Series

  3. Sessions in the Leadership Certificate Program will be shortened.

Final decisions regarding the programs (dates, topics, etc.) are being made now.  The schedule and registration materials will be available by May 29th.

Please direct questions to the Leadership Institute at  To received regular updates regarding Leadership Institute activities and programs, please subscribe to the Leadership Institute listserv by visiting

The mission of the Organizational Leadership Institute (OLI) is to provide leadership development opportunities for all university stakeholders, including students, alumni, and members of local business community.

Through its student-focused programs, OLI, works to enhance the leadership experiences and personal leadership development of all College of Business majors. Programs and opportunities sponsored by OLI include Phi Beta Lambda (Future Business Leaders of America), the Caterpillar Leadership Fellows Program, the Summer Reading Program in Leadership, and the Leadership Case Competition. These programs, along with other activities supported by OLI, are designed maximize student exposure to leadership principles and practices, and increase opportunities for students to more fully develop their own leadership skills.

In addition, through community and corporate programs, OLI works to provide significant leadership development opportunities for members of local communities. These programs include the Leadership Breakfast Series, the Chicago Leadership Program, and the Leadership Certificate Program. The Organizational Leadership Institute can also work directly with local organizations in the development of customized leadership development programs.

For more information about the programs offered by OLI, contact the Institute at

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