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Dr. Franco Vicino

Director, Executive Education & Consulting Services

Institute for Leadership Studies

Barowsky School of Business


P: 415.482.2480


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Program Details

Synthesized into a 9 session program, effective leadership is examined in terms of communication, management, conflict resolution and emotional intelligence and leadership styles. Effective leadership comes with strategic planning and an understanding of the many components that illicit motivation and hard work.

Program Schedule & Location

Start Date: September 18, 2014
Classes meet from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in Creekside Room unless otherwise noted.

Requirement Notice

  • To earn the Leadership Certificate, participants must complete the entire 9-session program.
  • To acknowledge the demands of the work setting and its related emergencies, participants may make-up missed sessions the next semester when the program is offered. 4. Earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for certain professions. Contact Dr. Denise Lucy at 415.485.3291, or

Program Tuition

Full Cost: $4850
Non-Profit, Public or Government Discount: $4050
Dominican Alumni Discount: $3250

Session Topics



Thursday, September 18

21st Century Leadership: What It Means to Be a Leader

Wednesday, September 24

Driving Individual Performance; Coaching for Accountability

Thursday, October 9

Engaging & Inspiring Others: Developing Your Effective Leadership Repertoire

Thursday, October 16

Thinking Strategically: Facing and Addressing Tough Choices

Thursday, November 6

Leading Change: Transforming Organizations to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Thursday, November 13

Creating High Impact Teams: Building Trust for Team Commitment and Results

Monday, November 24

Surmounting Obstacles: Using Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Strategies

Thursday, December 4

Charting the Future: Creating and Pursuing Your Vision

Wednesday, December 10

Celebrating the Outcomes: Presentations on "Project Leadership"



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