Academic department to provide curricula and classroom instruction in support of educating senior U.S. government, foreign military, and selected private sector personnel in Strategic Leadership. The Strategic Leadership Department's mission is to educate and develop senior leaders to bring strategic thinking skills and innovative approaches to the challenges of transforming organizations and formulating and resourcing our future national security strategy. To achieve its mission, the department provides the Eisenhower School Executive Assessment and Development Program (EADP), a core course on strategic leadership, and several electives that allow students to go into further depth on various leadership topics. Additionally, the department will sponsor several Commandant Lecture Series speakers on the topic of leadership and sponsor a panel discussion about Strategic Communication.
The purpose of the strategic leadership course is to help students develop into innovative strategic thinkers and change agents who can create and lead agile organizations to attain and maintain a competitive advantage in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous strategic environment. The course is divided into 22 lessons.