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Welcome to the Leadership Institute

Founded in 2005, the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University is a university-based consulting group. We have worked with more than 200 organizations and helped develop thousands of leaders. We work with leadership at all levels, from front-line supervisors to senior management executives, to develop and enhance their skills by engaging them in challenging, interactive sessions.

The way we learn, lead, and work has transformed quickly and was accelerated by COVID-19. Leaders, companies and team members around the world have experienced a massive shift towards virtual leadership. At the Leadership Institute, we have converted our services online and are ready to help make your team’s learning experience personalized and curated to your needs.

Watch a quick video from our Executive Director and hear her take on our virtual offerings.

Meet Our Team

Our skilled team of facilitators and consultants has more than 75 years of combined experience and is ready to assist with your leadership development needs.

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What Our Clients Say


2021 Snapshot of Leadership Institute

(Three pie graphs, all in descending order) 1. Top Topics: Assessment, SWOT, Conflict Resoution, Teams; 2. Industries: State/Government, For-profit, Non-profit, Healthcare and Military; 3. Feedback: Extremely Useful to Day-to-Day Leadership, Useful to Day-to-Day Leadership