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Leadership Institute

This summer, enhance your ability to inspire and influence people to reach a collective goal in Georgetown University's Leadership Institute. As a student in our program, you'll develop your own leadership capabilities, style, and ethical code in the heart of Washington, D.C.—the international hub of leadership. You'll engage with a faculty of leadership coaches, who will prepare you to follow in the footsteps of presidents, CEOs, cabinet secretaries, and foreign heads of state who have studied at Georgetown. Throughout the program, you'll also have the opportunity to visit local corporations, government agencies, Capitol Hill offices, and nonprofit organizations, where you'll learn from executives and leaders who are faced with difficult decisions every day.

Estimated Tuition:


Includes tuition, housing, and meals

How You'll Benefit

  • Participate in a ropes course and team-building challenges with classmates
  • Visit distinguished D.C. corporations, government agencies, Capitol Hill offices, and nonprofit organizations
  • Hear from industry experts in the fields of business, law, and journalism
  • Tour iconic museums in the nation's capital, such as the renowned Newseum

Program Format & Subject Areas

As a student in the Leadership Institute, you'll spend your day immersed in a blend of classroom lectures, field trips, hands-on activities, and group discussions. Throughout the course of the week, you'll have the opportunity to explore the following subject areas:

  • Decision-making
  • Ethics
  • Leadership techniques
  • Moral leadership
  • Government leadership
  • International decision-making
  • Global business issues


During the Leadership Institute, you'll visit a leadership and team-building ropes course. In order to participate in this off-site visit, you must complete the Ropes Course Form and submit it as an attachment when uploading your Campus Life Forms.


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