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UD Leadership Lab

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Facilitating Meaningful Discussions

Leadership Lab is a lecture series offered by the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business in conjunction with the Office of Corporate & Community Partnerships. Through these lectures, University of Dallas faculty/adjuncts, alumni, partners, and friends of the University are invited to join in a discussion on topics relevant to various industries as we showcase leadership excellence.

Upcoming Leadership Lab Lecture:

Join us for our next virtual UD Leadership Lab Lecture Series, titled, "Strategic Thinking and Storytelling as a Leader" featuring Dr. Brett Bourbon of the Braniff Graduate School of Liberal Arts, on Wednesday, August 26th at 12:15 pm.

In this talk, Dr. Bourbon will showcase leadership excellence in the form of strategic thinking and storytelling as a leader as taught through the Master of Leadership graduate program. 

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Past Leadership Lab Lectures:

2020 Speakers


  • Co-Thrive Leadership in Community, Radha Sathe, MS '00 - Video
  • The Workplace Perspective: The Focus for Leaders in the Next Normal, Nan Fuller & Christine Wirsing - Video
  • Lifelong Learning: Enriching Your Personal & Professional Goals, Drs. Landry & Beldona - Video


  • Emerge: Making the Best of Where You Are, Abby Knowles - Video
  • The Three Essential E's for Coaching Employees Virtually, Drs. Dilla and Olson; Jennifer Howard - Video


  • Employment Law Issues During COVID-19, Attorneys Traci Clements and John Kaisersatt - Video
  • The Importance of Friendship in a Time of Crisis, President Thomas S. Hibbs - Video
  • Financial Intelligence: Navigating the Economic Crisis, Dr. John Colias, Dr. Ali Dadpay, Dr. Jenny Gu - Video
  • Current State of Supply, Dr. Sri Beldona (for Dr. Rich Miller) and Alumna Lynne Sprugel '94 - Video


  • Living and Leading Through a Time of Anxiety, Dr. J.Lee Whittington - Video

Interested in being a part of leadership lab? Contact:

Rebecca V. Almanza

Director, Corporate & Community Partnerships
Phone: 972-721-4139


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