Entrepreneurial Leadership and Influence

Babson Olin Graduate School of Business

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Babson Olin Graduate School of Business


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Mid- to senior-level professionals, including new and experienced leaders, who want to successfully collaborate with colleagues at every level

About the course

Spark Organizational Change Through Influential Leadership

Leadership is more than a top-down idea. Leaders at every level of every organization need strong leadership and influence skills in order to drive innovation, inspire performance, and collaborate with a diverse workforce. Master a variety of leadership influence strategies and explore different methods of influence in leadership as part of our Entrepreneurial Leadership and Influence program.

What You Will Learn

This entrepreneurial leadership and influence skills workshop is highly interactive. You will role play leadership influence strategies and scenarios in order to improve your ability to influence others. Give and receive feedback on your developing influential leadership skills through peer coaching and a leadership assessment. Exit the program with an appreciation for why is influence important in leadership, armed with new ways to articulate ideas, earn high-level buy-in, and effectively influence and inspire change.

Session topics include:

  • Work-Life Resilience: Develop strategies to create a more positive work/life climate in your teams and organizations
  • Your Personal Board of Advisors: Build a diverse network and personal board of advisors to drive performance and career growth
  • Resonant Leadership: Learn to lead through enhanced emotional intelligence
  • Reciprocity: How to influence colleagues across your organization using reciprocity and power principles


Keith Rollag

Academic Division: ManagementKeith Rollag is currently an Associate Professor of Management and Chair of the Management Division. His teaching focuses on organizational behavior, teamwork and leadership, and his research focuses primarily on newcomer socialization and training, organizational cul...

Andrew Corbett

Andrew Corbett is the Paul T. Babson Chair of Entrepreneurship and serves as Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division. He is an editor for the Journal of Business Venturing, and co-editor of the Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence, and Growth book series. Professor Corbett also holds an ap...

Phillip Kim

Academic Division: EntrepreneurshipPhillip H. Kim is an internationally recognized expert on entrepreneurship. He studies, teaches, and advises on different aspects of how entrepreneurial ideas become reality. Specifically, his research interests include start-up processes and founding teams, ins...

Wendy Murphy

Wendy Marcinkus Murphy, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Management at Babson College. She primarily teaches organizational behavior for undergraduates and managing talent in the graduate programs, as well as customized executive education. Currently, she is Co-Director of the Foundations of Ma...

Scott Taylor

Academic Division: ManagementScott Taylor is an Associate Professor of organizational behavior at Babson College, a research fellow with the Coaching Research Lab at Case Western Reserve University, and a core member of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations (CREIO...

Jane Edmonds

Jane C. Edmonds’s life journey, like her DNA, is richly diverse. A portrait of the “United Nations” through birth and marriage, Jane’s heritage reflects an eclectic mix of African-American, Wampanoag Indian, English, Irish, Haitian, Cuban, Vietnamese, and Puerto Rican. These perspectives have g...

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