Leadership Development Programs


Gonzaga University's Leadership Division offers companies and organizations unique programs and trainings to build capacity and accelerate leadership development.

Types of Offerings:

'Deep-dive' programs:
                    Emerging Leaders Program (10 months)                      
Assessment Tools Offered:

Emotional Intelligence Profile

Topic-Specific Seminars and Conferences
(see details below):
Customized programs for organizations on:
Servant Leadership
Emotional Intelligence
Public Speaking
Project Leadership
Giving and Receiving Feedback
Difficult Conversations
Leadership & Storytelling
Strategic Planning

Group Facilitation

2017-2018 OFFERINGS

Upcoming Webinars
Cost: $30 each
Time: 12:00 - 1:00 PM

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Adaptive Leadership: Tools for the 21st Century: a half-day seminar aimed at helping leaders distinguish the differences between technical and adaptive challenges and providing them with tools to resolve such challenges.
  • Next offering: Friday, November 3rd, 2017
  • Venue: Hemmingson Center Jundt Lounge, Gonzaga University
  • Cost: $65 (includes light breakfast)
  • Instructor: Kevin Parker, MBA

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Mindfulness at the Edge: a one-day workshop addressing the importance of mindful awareness and action in complex scenarios and systems. 1 CE credit is awarded for this offering.
  • Next offering: Friday, November 17th, 2017
  • Venue: Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University
  • Cost: $135/person (includes light breakfast & lunch)
  • Number of CE credits: 1
  • Instructor: Tina Geithner, Ph.D.

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Leading Change: a one-day workshop/simulation that leads professionals through the best practices of organizational change. Participants will learn change management theories and apply them to a real-world situation in an interactive online game.
  • Next date: Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
  • Venue: Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University
  • Registration is first-come, first-serve
  • Number of CE Credits: 1
  • Cost: $375/person (meals included)
  • Instructor: Kristine Hoover, Ed.D.

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Self-Aware & Servant-Led: a unique three-day experience designed to equip organizational leaders with the competencies they need to succeed in their roles. The program includes pre-work and post-work, and awards participants 3 CE credits.
  • Next Offerings: May 22nd - 24th, 2018 or  September 19th - 21st, 2018
  • Venue: Ross Point Conference Center, Post Falls, ID (20 minutes from Spokane, WA)
  • Registration is first come, first-serve (maximum 12 individuals per cohort)
  • Cost: $2,500/person (includes accommodation and meals)
  • Lead Instructors: Joe Albert, Ph.D. and Rachelle Strawther, M.A.
  • Number of CE credits: 3
  • Additional instructors: Kevin Parker, MBA, Tina Geithner, PhD, and Ev Hopkins, MA

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ExperienceInnovation™: A one-day workshop/simulation that teaches individuals how to turn ideas into desirable, feasible and viable solutions that have a real impact! 1 CE credit is awarded for this offering.
  • Next workshop date: Monday, December 4th, 2017
  • Venue: Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University
  • Registration is first-come, first-serve
  • Cost: $375/person (meals included)
  • Instructors: Kristine Hoover, Ed.D. and Rachelle Strawther, M.A.

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Employee Engagement: A half-day seminar that helps you identify the keys to building a productive team and retaining high-potential employees.
  • Offered Thursday, December 14th
  • Registration is first-come, first-serve
  • Cost: $65/person
  • Instructor: Ev Hopkins, MA

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WOMEN LEAD Spokane Conference: A one-day conference designed to educate and empower women, personally and professionally. Conference includes interactive presentations, keynote speakers, skill-building workshops, opportunities for free coaching sessions, and more. Stay tuned for more details!
  • Date: Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
  • Venue: Hemmingson Center, Gonzaga University
  • Number of CE credits: 1
  • Cost: $159



The Emerging Leaders Program: a ten-month leadership development program that combines assessments, practical learning and mentorship. The program begins in August of every year and concludes the following June. Participants receive 6 CE credits for this offering, with the possibility of earning 3 credits towards completion of the Masters in Organizational Leadership or Communication in Leadership at Gonzaga.
  • 12-13 people accepted per cohort.
  • Applications due June 30th of each year.
  • Cost: $6,200/person   
  • Number of CE credits: 6 (3 apply towards completion of Gonzaga Master's in Organizational Leadership or Communication and Leadership)
  • Facilitators: Joe Albert. Ph.D. and Rachelle Strawther, M.A.                   

Full for 2017-2018