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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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The LeaderShape Institute

LeaderShape at Dominican University of California is an advanced, six-day and night, on-campus residential, ethics-based leadership development experience for young adults. LeaderShape Institute is an interactive, energizing, and unique experience that builds leadership skills no other program can match. It is six days of non-stop self discovery and learning from practical experiences that build your leadership concepts and abilities.

Google's Larry Page learned to make dreams real through LeaderShape

One of LeaderShape’s best-known graduates is Larry Page, co-founder of Google. Recalling his LeaderShape experience in a 2009 commencement address at University of Michigan, he said “When I was [in college], I was taught how to make dreams real! I know it sounds funny, but that is what I learned in a training program called LeaderShape.”

The LeaderShape Institute Summer 2014

Dominican hosts LeaderShape on its campus each June. This year it's taking place June 2–7. A cohort of up to 50 undergraduate students from many Universities stay at Dominican’s beautiful campus while building leadership skills and practices that they will utilize back at the home universities and in their personal and professional lives.

Deadline to apply for LeaderShape is before Spring Break on Friday, March 7, 2014

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Summer 2012 Testimonials



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Summer 2010 Testimonials


Students from UC Merced, Notra Dame de Namur, Samuel Merritt University, Menlo College and CSU Monterey Bay speak about their experiences at LeaderShape Institute®.

Summer 2009 Testimonials


Dominican University of California students speak about their experiences at LeaderShape Institute®.

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