Foundations of Strategy and Leadership

Explore the skillsets of strategic leaders.

Foundations of Strategy and Leadership is a semester-long experience led by Eisenhower Institute expert-in-residence Susan Eisenhower. This program offers an overview of strategy and leadership in our world today.

Students may participate in Foundations of Strategy and Leadership as a stand-alone experience or concurrently with any other Eisenhower Institute program. This series is a prerequisite to apply for Strategy and Leadership in Transformational Times. This year’s SALTT program will focus on the principles of strategy and leadership.

The Eisenhower Institute seeks rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are eager to learn and committed to the program. This series is open to all students who are able to demonstrate their interest and commit to attending all three sessions. Please review the schedule below and confirm your availability for all sessions before registering by April 16, 2023. Registration is first-come, first-served.


The following schedule provides a tentative outline of the program. We appreciate your flexibility as some changes to the schedule may be necessary as additional opportunities and conflicts arise. Attendance is required at all sessions below.

  • Friday, September 8, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Friday, November 17, 6:00 PM  - 8:30 PM