Servant Leadership: A Path to High Performance

Servant Leadership

In-Person Program

Servant Leadership: A Path to High Performance

Optimize performance by helping others achieve their potential.

The Spring 2020 session of this program will be hosted as a synchronous online course.

Overview

Ensure sustainable success by leading through your team, supporting their development and engaging with people at a deeper level.

  • Embody your values in your behavior and interactions, increasing trust with employees, partners and customers.
  • Cultivate an environment of transparency around organizational strategy and performance to encourage support for and dedication to organizational goals.
  • Discover and develop new, innovative directions through collaboration when everyone has equal input.

Looking for the Spring 2020 virtual program?

Visit the virtual Servant Leadership program page for more information on upcoming dates, pricing, and content.

Intended For

Team Leader, Senior Management, Executive

Focus

Leadership

Available Dates

16-21 May 2021

Cost

$9,450.00

Length

6 days

Program Overview

Refine your natural management inclinations with individual coaching and discover how empathy, communication and encouragement can drive your team in extraordinary new directions. 

  • Examine your unchallenged assumptions about direct report management. 
  • Discover the difference between obedience and engagement and build new habits that encourage others to achieve the highest good.
  • Develop easy ways to welcome high-level conversations with direct reports, customers and suppliers
  • Learn how to relax the tension of self-preservation in favor of thoughtfulness, empathy and willingness to listen

Advanced preparation includes case study and book excerpt readings. The selected case studies and books will be sent prior to the program for all participants to read and prepare for discussion on the first day of the course.

Impact & Outcomes

  • Develop your best ideas with collaborative input and without undue attachment to their execution
  • Move beyond compensatory standards of risk and reward by cultivating an atmosphere of support and respect
  • Lead your team through stressful projects while remaining thoughtful, empathetic and inclusive
  • Let go of control and allow others to do their jobs more effectively and happily

Certificates

This program counts as one credit toward a Darden Certificate in Leadership. Complete this program and earn three additional credits for a total of four credits within a four-year period to earn your certificate. 

Participants

This course is designed for leaders and practicing senior managers who translate corporate strategy into operational performance among private and public companies, not-for-profits, NGOs and educational and health systems.

In order to be awarded full credit hours, you must be present for the entirety of the program.

Faculty

Andy Wicks

Andrew C. Wicks

Ruffin Professor of Business Administration, Director, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics; Director, Doctoral Program

Edward D. Hess

Edward D. Hess

Professor of Business Administration, Batten Executive-in-Residence, Batten Faculty Fellow

Alexander B. Horniman

Alexander B. Horniman

Killgallon Ohio Art Professor of Business Administration, Senior Fellow, Olsson Center for Applied Ethics

Sankaran Venkataraman

Sankaran Venkataraman

MasterCard Professor of Business Administration, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Sponsorship

UVA Darden Executive Education offers continuing education credits as part of our commitment to encourage lifelong learning. 

  • Instructional Delivery: Group Live
  • CPE Credits: 32.0
  • Field of Study: Personal Development
  • Program Level: Beginner

Refund/Cancelation/Concern Resolution Policy:

All cancellations and transfers must be received in writing. Submit your request via email to [email protected] with the name of the program, followed by "cancellation" or "transfer" in the subject line. Cancellation or transfer fees may apply. Visit our Registration & FAQ page for full details on transfers and cancellations. 

If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, please contact us at 1-434-924-3000 or [email protected] to resolve your issue.

UVA Darden School Foundation - Executive Education is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Concerns regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Location 

Darden School of Business
100 Darden Blvd.
Charlottesville, Virginia

Materials and some meals are also included in your program fee.

 

Accommodations

For the Spring 2020 program, lodging is provided for participants at the Darden Inn on our Grounds.

For the Spring 2021 program, lodging will be provided for participants at:
Hyatt Place
2100 Bond Street
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Hotel accommodations includes breakfast, wifi, and free parking at the hotel.

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Darden Executive Education is provided by the University of Virginia
Darden School Foundation.