The Best Leaders Never Stop Learning

We're not your typical workforce development program. The University of Dayton Center for Leadership is a unique and powerful resource created by the region's most successful organizations. Together, we partner with top thought leaders to provide innovative, world-class education to senior executives, emerging leaders, and front-line supervisors and professionals.

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Answer the Call to Lead

The University of Dayton Center for Leadership is offering a variety of one-day workshops that address most of the topics that impact senior leaders.

The Executive Development programs are where senior leaders meet face-to-face with some of the most regarded and influential thinkers in the leadership field.


Growing Business

The University of Dayton Center for Leadership is upgrading to a larger space to accommodate the expansion of program offerings and an increase in number of regional business leaders served.

Continuing Education

Career-Altering Experience for Dayton-Area Business Leaders

Program provides career-altering experience for Dayton-area business leaders

The greatest truth Tracy Szarzi-Fors ever learned about leadership was one of the last things she would have thought was needed to advance her role as a local leader.

“Leadership is not about you. It’s about everyone else,” says Szarzi-Fors, who serves as vice president of marketing and business development at Wright-Patt Credit Union. “You have to get yourself out of the way and allow others to succeed.”


Executive Development

The Executive Development Program provides customized, integrated learning that addresses specific, real-world challenges business executives must face in leadership, growth, strategy, change and more. Business leaders help develop our programs to address "real-world" leadership issues while programs are delivered by nationally recognized providers of leadership and executive development.

Executive development programs are open to partner organizations, individual executives and University of Dayton alumni.

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Emerging Leader Graduation

The Center for Leadership Emerging Leader Program will start August 18, 2016.

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Center for Leadership

300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7012