When you think of the University of Michigan and the Ross School of Business, you think of leaders. Excellence in leadership development is our heritage as well as our commitment for the present and the future. We're consistently ranked among the best in the world.

We develop the character and skills required to thrive in complex and dynamic business organizations. Michigan Ross graduates lead with empathy, drive, integrity, and courage. They possess the determination and know-how to create organizations that are at once more collaborative, more competitive, more durable, and more innovative. They are committed to leveraging the power of business to make a positive difference in the world.

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Signature Initiatives

These experiences and group reflections provide context for your learning. They help you develop the awareness and skills to lead in today's complex and dynamic world.

Impact Challenge

Be part of a community effort to create a profitable venture with a social purpose in Detroit - engaging more than 1,500 students across five academic programs.

Offered in partnership with Detroit Revitalization and Business

 

Story Lab

Learn how to bring the power of your personal story to life.

Offered in partnership with Design + Business

Crisis Challenge

Prepare to lead in high-pressure, high-stakes situations in this realistic crisis simulation.

Offered in partnership with Ross Net Impact

 

Legacy Lab

A series of workshops that help you create a personal life statement and vision for your future.

Offered in partnership with Ross 100/100

Events

MAcc Orientation & RLI
August 27, 2014
Wednesday
Ross Admissions
Women in Leadership Conference
October 2, 2014 to October 3, 2014
Thursday

Learning Communities

These groups help you build habits of everyday impact, sustainable performance, and self-development to serve you throughout your education and career.

RLI Leaders Academy

An advanced leadership program for select final-year students, taking the Impact Challenge venture from concept to reality.

RLIx

RLI Experiment is a forum for you to plan experiments with new leadership behaviors, reflect on results, and synthesize learning.

RLIv

RLI Vitality (RLIv) sponsors pop-up experiences during high-stress times at Ross that teach students how to sustain energy and performance.

About RLI

The Ross School of Business is consistently ranked among the best in the world at developing leaders. RLI is the school's leadership development center of excellence. Through four signature initiatives, three learning communities, and a variety of skill-based workshops, RLI serves more than 3,000 students across eight academic programs at Ross.

Scott DeRue

Associate Dean for Executive Education
Professor of Management
Director-Ross Leadership Initiative
Faculty Director-Emerging Leaders Program

Brian Flanagan

Managing Director, Ross Leadership Initiative

Partners in Leadership

Developing Adaptive Leaders For Turbulent Times

RLI envisions a future where 50,000 Michigan Ross students — past, present, and future — lead positive change in themselves and around the world. These students are guided by the Michigan Model of Leadership, based on cutting-edge, practice-oriented research by Michigan Ross faculty. It offers a model of leadership anyone can embrace, regardless of where they sit in an organizational hierarchy, and a framework for leveraging the power of business to make a positive difference in the world.

Read more about the Michigan Model of Leadership and the thinking behind its development