Practice how to influence and gain support from others beyond the responsibilities inherent in your job position or title.
Be prepared to challenge your assumptions on what it really means to create positive change. Through interactive activities utilizing Harvard Kennedy School’s Adaptive Leadership framework, engage in a “case-in-point” method of teaching which allows you to experience the concepts at work during the course.
Judy Le is the president of TakeRoot, LLC, a consulting company focused on leadership development and coaching. Prior to starting TakeRoot, she most recently served as director of Leadership Rice at Rice University. In this role, she created and facilitated classes, workshops, and programs in leadership, professionalism, and creativity, and worked with organizations across the country to instill a culture of mentoring and talent development. She has worked at Deloitte Consulting, focusing on change management, and served as the program director for Leadership Houston, a non-profit that mobilizes Houston-area professionals to engage in civic leadership. Ms. Le is a lead facilitator for LeaderShape, a national leadership institute. She is certified in leadership development through the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's master class program, and is a Board Certified Coach. She holds a masters degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor's degree from Rice University.