Leadership Lab

Unleash the organizational leader within

The Leadership Lab empowers Carlson undergraduates to unleash the organizational leader within by developing the potential in themselves and others. This co-curricular program blends academic coursework with experiences designed to challenge students, expose them to new ideas, and reinforce approaches that drive change. 

Applications are closed for this year. Check back in March 2024! 

Program Components & Overview

Leadership Retreat

All students In the Leadership Lab particpate In a Leadership Retreat at the start of the semester. The retreat gives students time to connect while continue developing as leaders.

Leadership In Practice

MGMT 3061: Everyday Moments of Leadership provides students with the leadership foundation they need to assess and develop leadership In themselves and others. This course also is required for the Managing People Minor. 

Leadership Project

The Leadership Lab experience concludes with a leadership practicum course and paid project. Payment for the projects is anywhere between $2,000-$3,500. During the course and project students will work with graduate leadership coaches to develop individually and as a group.  

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Program Benefits

Using the power of immersive experiences, the Leadership Lab challenges students to stand up, do better, and be better. To develop as leaders, student in the program get:

Nominate a student

Applications for the 2023/2024 cohort are now closed but you are always welcome to nominate students.

All Carlson undergraduates are eligible to apply. Peers, Staff, and Faculty are encouraged to nominate students.