Certificate of Integrated Leadership

The Certificate of Integrated Leadership is a program for professional leaders and managers to give them the concepts and tools to create and foster vibrant, productive organizations and communities with personal integrity.

The program uses an integrated curriculum which draws from timeless leadership principles and classical virtue ethics as they relate to dynamic and changing workplaces.

The foundation of the Certificate of Integrated Leadership: Tools for Leading Well draws from three sources of thought: Classical Virtue Ethics, Social Principles and the Rule of Benedict.

The Value Proposition is for the person and organization to flourish in the following ways:

  • Leading well by understanding and practicing what it means to be an integrated person.
  • Utilizing the talents and character strengths of the person to lead virtuously.
  • Understanding the idea of comunity that builds better teamwork and actively engaged people.
  • Integrating meaning, purpose and values of the person with those of the organization for a more thriving environment.

Session I: The Human Person

Understanding the nature and value of living and leading as an integrated person.

Session II: The Human Person & Habits of Excellence

Transforming leadership tools for personal and professional flourishing.

Session III: Organizations as a Community of Persons

Fostering effective communication, teamwork and decision making that lead to active engagement.

Session IV: Leading Well in a Community of Persons

A Rule for organizational flourishing through timeless leadership tools and principles. 

Session V: Organizational Alignment

Organization, purpose, culture, guiding principles and how they integrate with person and community. 

DateS:

May 5-7, 2020 at the Broomtree Retreat Center in Irene, South Dakota

 

Cost:

$2,500*

Tuition costs for the Certificate of Integrated Leadership at Mount Marty are extremely competitive with similar programs offered at other Catholic colleges and universities.

*Cost for the certificate program includes tuition, course materials, lodging, meals and four follow-up sessions.

course delivery

The program takes two and a half days to complete, with attendees asked to stay overnight. Lodging is included in the cost of tuition. 

Faculty:

BLANKMIKE FERRELL

Mike is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, business coach and financial advisor. With 30 years of experience working with hundreds of businesses in 37 different industries Mike represents the practitioner side of the program. He has authored Ultimate Breakthrough Planning: The Business Funnel Approach and The Sweet Spot: Where Business Strategy, Positive Psychology and Faith Principles Converge. He also serves as the Director of the Certificate of Integrated Leadership at the Benedictine Leadership Institute at Mount Marty College. 

BLANKJoe Rutten

Joe is a passionate visionary, respected for his work in the field of Catholic education and formation, faith and business integration, and virtuous leadership training. He works to form faith principled leaders in business and professional life as the founder and executive director of the Catholic Men's Business Fraternity in Sioux Falls, SD and is the Director of the Benedictine Leadership Institute at Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD as well as Professor of Theology. 

BLANKJason Heron

Jason Heron (PhD University of Dayton, 2016) is an instructor of theology at Mount Marty College. His specialty is in Catholic social teaching, moral philosophy, and social ethics. He has published on natural law, economics, and Catholic social teaching. He lives in Yankton, South Dakota with his wife and children.

Visiting Scholars:

BLANKJohn McNerney

John McNerney, Ph.D.was head chaplain at University College Dublin. He is the author of  Wealth of Persons: Economics With A Human Face (2016) and John Paul II: Poet and Philosopher (2004).  Since 2016, he has been a visiting fellow at the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at The Catholic University of America.He is an occasional lecturer to undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of business ethics and philosophy and has given talks at various international conferences in North America, Europe, and Asia.

BLANKBOB KEITH

Bob is a broad-based executive with 30 years of experience and a demonstrated record of achievement in building & growing innovative life science technology businesses. His journey has included stops at multinational corporations, mid-cap growth companies, venture-backed startups, and a new breed of not-for-profit/for-profit hybrid enterprises launched by long-term, impact-oriented investors. In 2015, Bob joined the Busch School of Business and co-founded The Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship in 2016. He currently serves as the Director - Enterprise Solutions to Poverty Project and the Director - Summer Business Institute. Bob has studied the Benedictine monks in business.

BLANKLLOYD E. SANDELANDS

Professor Lloyd E. Sandelands joined the faculty of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and the faculty of Psychology in the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts, in 1989. Prior to that, he taught at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University (1982-1989). Professor Sandelands received his AB in Psychology (1977) from Washington University in St. Louis and his Ph.D. in Organization Behavior (1982) from Northwestern University. 

Professor Sandelands' research focuses on the social and spiritual dimensions of life in organizations.  Professor Sandelands teaches courses in social and organizational psychology and management to graduate and undergraduate students in Business Administration and Psychology.

For program information contact:

Mike Ferrell

Director of The Certificate of Integrated Leadership: Tools for Leading Well | Adjunct Faculty

612-806-3751 | michael.ferrell@mtmc.edu