Presentations, worksheets, case studies, etc. are provided below, organized by workshop date.

August 15 and 16 - Retreat - Denver


Assignments due August 15 (see email for attachments): 

  • “Leadership Practices Inventory®, James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner,” Kathy Kennedy, Clinical Professor Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver I Anschutz Medical Campus
    • Read the summary, “The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership” by James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner
  • “Inclusive Leadership Matters,” Brenda Allen, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion, University of Colorado Denver I Anschutz Medical Campus
  • "StrengthsQuest," Lauren Harris, Organizational and Employee Development Program, Human Resources CU Boulder
    • Either complete the StrengthsQuest assessment online or access your account. Use the StrengthsQuest Assignment for directions.

September 15 - System Administration - 1800 Grant St., Denver

October 6 - UCCS

November 3 (Part 1) - CU Advancement

November 3 (Part 2) - Excellence in Leadership Luncheon and Lecture - 11:30-1:30 - Brown Palace Hotel

January 26 - Boulder

February 16 - Government Relations and the Legislature - Colorado State Capitol, Denver

March 16 - Anschutz Medical Campus

April 20 - CU Denver and Closing Reception- Denver

General directions to each campus and system administration are provided below.

SkillSoft offers thousands of complete, online books. The books listed below are available on Skillsoft. Additionally, some of the books have an executive summary available as a pdf dowload.

  • Boyatzis, Richard and McKee, Annie. Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others through Mindfulness, Hope, and Compassion. Harvard Business School Publishing, 2005.
  • Catmull, Ed and Wallace, Amy. Creativity, Inc. Soundview Executive Summaries, 2015.
  • Covey, Stephen R, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons for Personal Change. Soundview Executive Summaries, 2007.
  • Covey, Stephen R, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic. Franklin Covey, 1989.
  • Covey, Stephen R, The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything. Free Press. 2006.
  • Goleman, Daniel, Working with Emotional Intelligence. Bantam Dell, 2006.
  • Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. Blithedale Productions, 2005.
  • Kotter, A Sense of Urgency. Harvard Business School Press, 2008.
  • Kouzes, James and Barry Posner, The Leadership Challenge. Jossey-Bass, 2007.
  • Logan, Dave and King, John, Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization. HarperCollins Publishers, 2008.
  • Pink, Daniel, A Whole New Mind. Berkley Publishing Group, 2005.
  • Wiseman, Liz. Multipliers: How the Best Leadership Make Everyone Smarter. HarperCollins Publishers, 2010.