Bauer Leadership and Engagement
Welcome to the page for all things leadership and engagement. At Bauer, there are multiple ways to stay engaged and to learn about leadership. Whether you’re attending a virtual event, joining a student organization, or participating in one of our leadership programs or series, the opportunities are endless. Read more at this page and our subpages.
Bauer Student Development Opportunities
Students at the C. T. Bauer College of Business have the opportunity to explore and learn what it means to be a leader through Bauer Leadership Initiatives. With a dedicated team of faculty, staff and community partners, Bauer College offers students a strategic, integrated and inclusive approach to leadership development.
Each year, we select candidates for a new cohort in our Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program, where students build a solid leadership foundation, learn to make decisions with integrity and better understand their personal strengths and the value of working with a team. Through Bauer student organizations, we give students the opportunity to connect, engage, experience and create lifelong friendships. Bauer College also offers selected student leaders the chance to participate in LeaderShape, a six-day course that uses interactive teaching methods focused on ethics, team building and personal vision building.
At Bauer College, we are committed to providing students with the opportunity, experience and training necessary to become thoughtful, ethical and responsible business leaders.
Emerging Leaders Academic Success Program
The purpose of ELASP is to ease the transition from high school to college, by getting you connected and engaged at Bauer your first two semesters. This first-year experience program will equip you with the tools needed to excel academically and emerge into the next generation of leaders within C. T. Bauer College of Business.
MS in Management & Leadership
Offered exclusively online, Bauer’s Master of Science in Management & Leadership degree is designed specifically to improve the marketability of undergraduates who have earned a non-business degree. This online program will provide students with a foundation in management and business skills to build their competitive advantage in today’s ever-changing workspace.
MBA Leadership Development Certificate
In today’s complex and changing environment, organizations are seeking to hire and promote individuals who understand and can display effective leadership behaviors. It is important for managers and aspiring managers to learn about the nature of effective leadership and how they can develop their own competencies in this area. Accordingly, the primary purpose of this certificate is to examine leadership effectiveness at three levels: leadership skill-sets for the individual, including leadership development and leading change; strategic governance issues for organizations, as well as ethics and social responsibility; and leadership in a global context, including effective leadership practices across cultures.
EMBA Leadership Track
Organizations in all sectors have voiced concern regarding the apparent lack of leadership skills among their employees. A background in effectively managing human resources, ethics, change, organizational behavior, as well as an entire course devoted to developing individual leadership skills will address this need.
Live, Learn and Intern in Washington, D.C.
The Bauer in D.C. Internship Program is a competitive academic and professional experience in Washington, D.C. Participating students will intern at least 32 hours per week, for 12-14 weeks, in our nation’s capital, and may earn up to 9 hours of academic credit. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gain valuable work experience, earn academic credit and live in one of the most dynamic cities in the U.S.
Management and Leadership Minor for Business and Non-Business Majors
A minor in management and leadership will help you improve your set of competencies for a highly competitive job market in the real world of business.
Applied Leadership Track
A Leadership Track in Management & Leadership reflects a defined and coherent set of courses that include knowledge and skill development for students who aspire to be leaders in today's rapidly changing environment. This knowledge and skill will help students improve their sets of competencies for a highly competitive job market in the real world of business. Organizations in all sectors have voiced concern regarding the apparent lack of leadership skills among their employees. A background in effectively managing human resources, ethics, change, organizational behavior, as well as an entire course devoted to developing individual leadership skills will address this need.