Leadership Command College (LCC)
Module I - Texas A&M University

The Center for Executive Development (CED) coordinates management and communication instruction in custom training sessions for Module I. The center's facilities are part of the business education complex at Texas A&M University's Mays Business School, a top 20 public business program that focuses on developing leaders and cultivating managerial skills through unique learning experiences.

Texas A&M, the first public institution of higher education in Texas, opened in October 1876. Today, it is the seventh largest in the nation. The oak-shaded campus of 5,400 acres is home to the George Bush Presidential Library and is haven for more than 45,000 students earning degrees in 150 courses of study. Its active alumni group of 280,000 former students includes leaders from the corporate world, education, the military and public service. The university conducts research valued at more than $500 million annually, placing Texas A&M among the top 20 universities nationally and fulfilling Aggie core values of leadership, excellence, and selfless service.

Mays Business School trains 4,800 undergraduate and graduate students in five business disciplines, preparing future ethical business leaders for the global society they will face. The Center for Executive Development, founded in 1953, is recognized internationally for its innovative approach to developing better managers and leaders. Many Module I management and communication sessions are mirrored around those the center's faculty instructors have crafted for clients in private industry. The faculty includes top-ranked Texas A&M business researchers, who often double as private management and communication consultants, as well as external industry experts with practical knowledge of the challenges executives encounter.

Hotel accommodations in College Station are arranged for participants at Module I. Transportation to and from the hotel is provided by the CED. Meals are catered by the University.

Module I Curriculum

  • The Leadership Challenge
  • Team Building
  • Conflict Resolution/Communication Skills
  • Leadership White Paper/Leadership Portfolio Introduction
  • Research Practicum
  • Leadership Profile Inventory
  • Ethics in Action
  • Creativity & Innovation/Generational Differences
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Strategic Management and Planning
  • Budgeting & Fiscal Reporting
  • Meeting Management Techniques
  • Coaching & Counseling
  • What is a Manager
  • Managing Change & Transition
  • Performance Management
  • Human Resource Management/Negotiations
  • Stress Management/Decision Making Skills
  • Media Relations
  • Preliminary Oral Defense

Note: Schedule subject to change