Mason Institute for Leadership Excellence
Center for the Advancement of Well-Being | The College of Humanities and Social Sciences


MILE offers a variety of programming options to meet your needs. All programs are grounded in a talent and strengths-based approach to leadership development and may include research, theory, practice and specific applications for leaders. In addition to our on-site or on-campus courses, delivery methods often include individual assessments, case studies, videos, reflection activities and group discussions.

Course topics include:

  • Leading with Strengths
  • Leading with Integrity
  • Foundations of Leadership
  • Contemporary Leadership Models
  • Leading to Well-Being
  • Positive Organizations and Leadership
  • Values in Action (VIA)
  • Leading with Strengths
  • Leading with Purpose
  • Leading with Focus (mindfulness and emotional intelligence)
  • Positive Leadership
  • Boosting Well-Being for Peak Performance
  • Engaging Women Leaders
  • Contemporary Leadership Models
  • Leadership in Public Organizations
  • Ethics and Integrity in Public Organizations
  • Mindful Leadership
  • Enhancing Resilience and Well-Being
  • Leadership Communications
  • Speaking in Public (presentations)
  • Writing – personality types & writing styles
  • Persuasion


To learn more about any of our current programs or customized opportunities, please contact:

Dr. Jacob Jenkins
Mason Institute for Leadership Excellence
George Mason University

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