Leadership Development

Shaping Leaders. Principles, Practice, Feedback, Reflection

UNC Kenan-Flagler has had great success integrating both leadership development and career management into the MBA student experience, and we are ranked #7 in leadership development among top business schools by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

UNC Kenan-Flagler aims to develop exceptional leaders who positively impact the organizations they lead and the communities they serve. MBA@UNC offers you an integrated approach focused on developing your organizational leadership, team leadership and personal leadership skills.

Our unique, action-oriented Leadership Development Model guides you through a balanced approach to leadership development:

Principles: You will experience an MBA curriculum designed by distinguished UNC Kenan-Flagler professors and world-renowned thought leaders, and you will participate in courses, global immersion experiences and webinars that promote leadership.

At the end of the day, being able to motivate others is the mark of a leader; a key to success in the corporate environment. It is in these areas where my learning with MBA@UNC has been eye opening. The leadership development activities, group projects and focus provided by this program already have improved my leadership and communication skills.

—Brian Edwards, MBA@UNC Student

Practice: You will have at your fingertips an expansive selection of experiential leadership activities that teach critical management and problem-solving skills.

Feedback: You will receive valuable feedback and insight on your leadership style and effectiveness through leadership self-assessments and multi-rater assessments, as well as through individual and group interactions.

Reflection: You will benefit from personalized coaching and consultation from senior business executives, faculty, staff and peers so you can consider and apply new leadership tactics and concepts.

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