Leadership Development

ESD.801 students participating in a ropes course.

ESD.801 students participate in an Outward Bound experience to build trust, leadership, and communication skills. (Image courtesy of Alexandre Jacquillat. Used with permission.)


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Fall 2010



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Students in ESD.801 Leadership Development work in a seminar environment to develop leadership capabilities. Readings, assignments and class discussion explore the topics covered in this class. In addition, students participate in an Outward Bound experience and participate in "leadership lunches" with global leaders.

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Newman, Dava. ESD.801 Leadership Development, Fall 2010. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/engineering-systems-division/esd-801-leadership-development-fall-2010 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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