"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
This quote reflects the values of the leadership and communication professional development programs offered by Washburn University. Our programs strive to facilitate enhanced knowledge and skills for more effective leaders in the organization. The "Directions in Organizational Leadership" program focuses on awareness and skill development in the leadership orientations of relationships, task, and change. The program is appropriate for those in formal leadership positions as well as informal leaders or those striving to serve in that capacity. “Refining Your Leadership Skills” is targeted to those who have participated in the “Directions in Organizational Leadership” of have experience in leadership positions. The "Executive Communication Skills" program targets leaders who want to improve their ability to communicate effectively with others.
Washburn is affiliated and supports the education efforts of the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce/Go Topeka .