Choose to Lead
Choose to Lead is designed to support Boston University’s emerging leaders in their growth and development with the goal of building leadership bench strength ensuring the university continues to achieve its mission and goals in a competitive landscape. The program consists of learning modules that align with Boston University’s leadership competencies.
Learning Modules and Leadership Competencies
|Learning Module||Leadership Competency|
|Change Leadership||Change Leadership|
|Developing Others||Developing Others
|DiSC the Work of Leaders||Adaptability
|Diversity, Inclusion and Bias||Valuing Diversity|
|Emotional Intelligence||Emotional Intelligence|
|Executive Presence||Communication with Impact|
|Fierce Conversations for Leadership||Accountability
Communicating with Impact
|Lean and Six Sigma||Critical Thinking
Supporting Program Elements
- Experiential learning through a project that supports strategic initiatives and priorities of the University
- 360 assessment and coaching for development
- Peer learning
- Business acumen speakers (external and BU senior leaders) share insight on the higher education industry and inner workings of Boston University and their roles and responsibilities.
- Executive mentor program
Choose to Lead participants are nominated by University Deans and Vice Presidents and if you are interested, please contact your senior leader.
If you have any questions, then please reach out to Organizational Development and Learning at ODL@bu.edu.