Leadership Development

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Students build teamwork in an Outward Bound offsite. (Image courtesy of Melissa Manolis.)


MIT Course Number

IDS.910 / (formerly ESD.801)

As Taught In

Fall 2002



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Course Description

Course Features

Course Description

Students work in a team environment to develop five core leadership capabilities: Visioning, Analyzing, Relating, Inventing and Enabling. In addition, students participate in a negotiation simulation, improve communication skills and learn about cross-cultural negotiation. A structured set of outdoor experiences complements classroom activities. Restricted to entering students in the Technology and Policy Program.

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Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld. IDS.910 Leadership Development. Fall 2002. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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