Leadership Initiatives

Be a Leader with LeaderShape
Learn to lead with integrity, develop leadership skills in six day course.
Student Organizations Provide Leadership, Fun & Friendship
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Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate
Build a solid leadership foundation in this yearlong program.
Bauer in D.C.
Leadership students spent this spring in the nation’s capital as interns.

The Bauer Leadership Integrative Approach

Welcome to the Bauer Leadership Initiatives (BLI) website. The Bauer Leadership Initiatives team along with its committed faculty, staff and community partners, is responsible for the “strategic, integrative, and inclusive” approach to leadership development here at the Bauer College of Business.

Learn More About: Our Leadership Model | The BLI Team

Leadership Events

January 26: First TBLCP meeting, UCBB 522

February 4: President's Council meeting 4 p.m., UCBB 510

February 10: BLC applications due

February 18: First BLC Meeting 4-5:30 p.m., UCBB 510

February 23: TBLCP application open

March 13: Applications due for Halliburton Leadership Awards Luncheon

March 27: Halliburton Leadership Awards Luncheon

April 3: Applications close for Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program

April 13-17: Interviews for TBLCP 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Emerging Leaders Academic Success Program
University of Houston is a very big place – Emerging Leaders Academic Success Program can help you get started on the right foot!

Leadership Minor for Business and Non-Business Majors
A minor in leadership will help students improve their sets of competencies for a highly competitive job market in the real world of business.

MBA Leadership Certificate
The Leadership Executive MBA is the University of Houston’s original EMBA program. The focus of the program is on providing executives the leadership skills necessary to assume top level positions within corporations, the government, or non-profit organizations.

Future Leader Mentoring Initiative
FLMI is offered to participants in the C.T. Bauer College of Business MBA Leadership Certificate Program to enhance their learning and goal achievement through personalized leadership mentoring provided by experienced leaders and business executives (Executive Partners) who volunteer their time to participate with a select group of MBA students.

EMBA Leadership Track
Organizations in all sectors have voiced concern regarding the apparent lack of leadership skills among their employees. A background in effectively managing human resources, ethics, change, organizational behavior, as well as an entire course devoted to developing individual leadership skills will address this need.


Rockwell Career Center
Access job postings, internships, information sessions, career fairs and workshops specifically for Bauer business majors.

Undergraduate Business Programs Advising
Get the most up to date and relevant information to help you succeed at the UH Bauer College of Business.

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UH Center for Student Involvement
Opportunities for student involvement on the University of Houston main campus.

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Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program
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Bauer Leadership Council
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Leadership Initiatives
Tommy Doss: Director

Ted Bauer Leadership
Certificate Program

Kathryn Wheatley:
Leadership Program Manager

Student Organizations
Jonathan Shirley:
Academics Advisor II

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GEMI Symposium

Reliability and Security Across the Energy Value Chain

March 11


C. Gregory Harper
C. Gregory Harper

President, Gas Pipelines and Processing, Enbridge


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