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DYNAMIC, POWERFUL, FUN

Our excitement about leadership and ethics topics is expressed in the tools, resources, and engaging moments we share both on and off-campus.

ETHICS UNWRAPPED
  • THE SCIENCE OF EVERYDAY ETHICS

    The need for principled and informed leaders is more critical than ever. Ethics Unwrapped is a grant-funded program to provide free ethics education, and our teaching tools are used by more than 1,200 universities globally. This collection of videos, definitions, case studies, and teaching materials is unrivaled in scale and scope for behavioral ethics education.
DARE TO LEAD AT UT
  • DYNAMIC THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

    We welcome internationally acclaimed researcher, speaker, best-selling author, and UT alumna Dr. Brené Brown as a visiting professor of management. Brown is a diehard Longhorn with deep connections to Austin. She will implement institution-wide courage-building training based on her No. 1  New York Times best-selling book Dare to Lead and build corporate engagement on leadership research.

SPEAKER SERIES

We bring you the best minds and most innovative leaders from academia, government, research, and the corporate world to add context and flavor to your view of the world.

VIP Distinguished Speaker Series

This prestigious series has been around for over a decade enabling Fortune 500 C-level executives to visit McCombs to share their views, insights, and perspectives. VIP also allows students to ask these guests questions and interact in more intimate environments.

Corporate Social Responsibility Series

We invite corporate social responsibility and ethics experts to McCombs to address a wide range of topics, including whistleblowing, poverty, sustainability, diversity and inclusion, and conscious capitalism. Speakers with a variety of backgrounds prime attendees for the ever-changing and complicated business world.

CENTER LEADERSHIP LABS

The Center’s leadership labs are a unique space of four study rooms in Rowling Hall reserved for leadership coaching of first-year MBA study teams, as well as for one-on-one sessions. These rooms offer teams conference call abilities for project meetings with clients and the chance to videotape and debrief group meetings to assess communication effectiveness.

 

LEADERSHIP AND ETHICS NEWS

  • How to Encourage Employees to Speak Up

    Employees and managers alike can benefit from learning about Employee Voice. Hear Ethan Burris discuss the topic on the podcast Digital HR Leaders with David Green.
  • Shefali Patil Named Best 40 Under 40

    CLE Co-Director Shefali Patil is listed among Poets&Quants Best 40 Under 40 Professors.
  • Can You Be Too Well Connected?

    Researcher Ethan Burris and a team of researchers examined the meeting schedules and emails of Microsoft employees to find the employees who benefited most from their connectedness.

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