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The Leadership Institute Skip to Main Content At the Core of Creating Leaders

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.

At the Leadership Institute, we are ready to help make your team’s learning experience customized to your needs.

Our services range from executive coaching to companywide leadership development programs. We offer a safe space that supports leaders on their journey.

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


2023 Snapshot of Leadership Institute

(Two pie charts and a bar chart) Chart 1. Top Topics: Assessment (24%), Cohort (24%), General Leadership (20%), Teams; Chart 2. Feedback: 78% selected 'Extremely Useful for Skills to Transform How I Lead Others,' 94% selected 'Strongly Agree There Is Overall Learning Value for Strategies and Takeaways'; Chart 3. Industries: Public Service Agencies (35%), Governement (29%), and Corporate (17%)