Strategic Leadership (St Louis)

September 29, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


St Louis Knight Center

Registration Required: Yes


Seminar Details
NEW for 2020

Drawing on his more than 20 years of executive-level strategic leadership experience, Lieutenant General David Huntoon, Jr. presents frameworks and philosophies to strengthen your decision-making and leadership capacity in the public and private sector.  In this course, you will formulate and integrate practical frameworks for critical thinking, managing resistance to change, and leading through a crisis.  Through case studies, interactive class discussion, and reflection exercises, you’ll create your own personal leadership philosophy that will serve as an azimuth in navigating the continuous challenges of work place change and build upon your strategic decision-making skills.

  • Essential elements of strategic leadership, and the attributes of effective strategic leaders
  • Organizational vision and values in successful organizations
  • Change leadership in the midst of change or crisis
  • Critical thinking, effective problem formulation, and overcoming cognitive biases

  • Evaluate the various definitions of leadership and apply to one’s own context to maximize effectiveness
  • Understand the impact and purpose of organizational vision and values, and identify the challenges that arise without them
  • Commit to building a strong organizational culture that endures even in times of stress and crisis
  • Anticipate and analyze the sources and impact of change resistance in organizations in preparation for overcoming it.
  • Construct a personal leadership philosophy which will guide your success in managing organizational culture and decision-making
Earn a Concentration or your Advanced Management Certificate

This seminar qualifies for one day out of five in the Leadership Concentration. Earn a concentration by taking five seminar days in this area within two years, or complete 15 seminar days across three defined concentration areas to earn your Advanced Management Certificate.


David Huntoon, Professor of Practice and Senior Director, Military Programs, Wash U at Brookings, Washington University in St. Louis

Executive Programs, 314-935-9494

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