Albers School of Business and Economics
Centers and Programs

Undergraduate Leadership Development Program

  • The Undergraduate Leadership Program is a special opportunity for new Albers students. The program provides personalized attention to develop your leadership skills so that you can take a leadership role within Albers, jumpstart connections with the business community, and earn special recognition upon graduation. Admission to the program is by application only.

    Students who successfully complete this program will:

    1. Discover a variety of ways to define and express leadership
    2. Increase self-awareness in relation to your leadership skills and begin to develop a personal philosophy of leadership
    3. Identify opportunities for you to exercise leadership at Albers, at Seattle University, and in our community
    4. Engage in a positive, inclusive learning experience where you will be challenged and supported


    BUAD 282

    • Three class meetings
    • Leadership retreat
    • Day of community service
    • Written reflections on leadership
    • Workshops and speakers

    BUAD 283

    • Two class meetings
    • Written reflections on leadership
    • Workshops and speakers 

    Perks of the Program

    • Academic credit
    • Quick immersion into Albers
    • Small cohort
    • Early involvement with the Mentorship Program
    • Recognition upon graduation
    • Continuing opportunities for leadership development
  • "In organizations, real power and energy is generated through relationships. The patterns of relationships and the capacities to form them are more important than tasks, functions, roles and positions."

    Margaret Wheatley
  • Any human anywhere will blossom in a hundred unexpected talents and capacities simply by being given the opportunity to do so.

    Doris Lessing
  • Contact

    Program Coordinator
    Sharon Lobel
    Phone: (206) 296-6486