In the Footsteps of Leaders
In the Footsteps of Leaders provides high-quality leadership training to corporations, non-profits, government agencies, educational groups and the military through the study of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Taught by business leaders and historians using the resources of the Gettysburg National Military Park, the Soldiers’ National Cemetery, the town of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, the Gettysburg Leadership Institute uses Gettysburg’s legacy of courage, bravery and sacrifice to help today’s leaders positively affect their organizations’ success.
The three-day Battle of Gettysburg – its complexity, the sizes of the armies, the wide spectrum of personalities and its place in American history – offers an extensive range of perspectives relevant to today’s world, providing a unique framework from which to explore the many faucets of effective leadership:
•Strategic and visionary thinking
•Decision-making under pressure
In the Footsteps of Leaders is the Gettysburg Foundation’s flagship educational program, provided in partnership with The University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business, Franklin & Marshall College, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Gettysburg College.
Personally tailored to your organization’s needs.
From a one-day experience on the Gettysburg battlefield to a three-day event that offers greater depth, each Gettysburg Leadership Institute program is personally tailored to translate the experiences of those who executed the Battle of Gettysburg into practical leadership lessons applicable to your organization. View sample itineraries here. For a customized itinerary, please contact the Gettysburg Foundation leadership team via e-mail or at 717-339-2151.