Leadership | University of Portland


Leadership is the intentional process of inviting others to join together to address vital needs and goals within our relationships and communities.

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Leader Certificate Program

The Leader Certificate Program is a three course opportunity for students to strengthen their leadership skills and equip future leaders with tools to create a more collaborative world.

More about the Leader Certificate Program.

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Global Perspectives on Leadership

The Leadership department offers opportunities for students to take part in experiential learning while gaining a global perspective on leadership in varying cultural contexts.

More about Global Perspectives on Leadership.

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Dexheimer Leadership Fellows

The Dexheimer Leadership Fellows are faculty and staff who walk alongside the students that are in the Leader Certificate Program.

More about Our Dexheimer Leadership Fellows.

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A Leader's Library

Here are some favorite texts, films, video clips, and other sources that have aided the growth of us in the Leadership Program- these are for you and your continued leadership growth and development!

Click here for a Leader's Library.


For more information about the program, contact the Franz Center for Leadership, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation at 503.943.8914.