Building a Deliberate and Repeatable Program for Developing Leaders of Character
Keywords:leadership, leading change, leader development, student outcomes, measurement, experiential education
For decades, Military Service Academies have long purported to build leaders of character. Over the last six years, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy has built a repeatable system for leader development with curriculum, evaluation, and assessments. The Loy Institute for Leadership has played a key role in this effort ingraining the Guide to Officer and Leader Development and the LEAD Strategy with the Coast Guard’s 13 Coast Guard Leading Self and Leading Others Competencies by writing curricula across experiential programs, integrating core academic courses, evaluating leadership competencies, and providing an annual cycle for program assessment and review.
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