LeaderX (LDRx) provides you with tools and a community to reflect upon your leadership experiences and take control of your development.

Meeting once per week with a small group of 4-6 peers, and utilizing a flexible, discussion-based curriculum, you will advance your leadership development and your group's by increasing self-knowledge, experimenting with new ways of leading, reflecting on results, and synthesizing learning. LDRx is co-created with students who are inspired to build community and habits of lifelong leadership development.

Skills You'll Develop

Structured Reflection

You know more than you think you know about yourself. Your core values, passions, strengths, and a deeper sense of purpose are discoverable. In LDRx, you'll learn to reflect on the right questions.

Action-Based Learning

Your time a Ross is one big stretch experience, but there's nothing inherent to experience that guarantees learning. In LDRx, you'll discover ways to digest your experiences, capture practical insights, and apply them at Ross and beyond.

Feedback Seeking

Most people are uncomfortable seeking feedback, even though research shows that more than almost any other factor feedback seeking leads to measurable improvements in performance and professional reputation. In LDRx, you'll gain practical experience giving and receiving feedback.

High-Quality Connections

A strong network of peers — built upon mutual positive regard, trust, and respectful engagement — is an invaluable resource to leaders who are committed to lifelong leadership development. LDRx is a great opportunity to continue building yours.

How to Participate

LDRx begins for Full-Time MBA and BBA students each fall. Watch for application and competitive selection details. If you are selected to participate in LDRx, the next step will be to attend one of our kickoff events, where our student steering committee will share details of the program year, reveal your team assignment, and get you and your team collaborating on preliminary reflective exercises.

Participants often list LDRx among their most powerful experiences at Ross. The power of your LDRx experience will depend upon your team’s commitment to meeting regularly, completing reflections, and supporting each other's learning.

MBA LDRx Schedule, Fall A, 2017
Participants selected for LDRx will participate in a series of workshops in Fall A, then meet Fall B and Winter A with their LDRx group. 
September 11 5-6 PM - Info Session (optional)
September 15​ 11:59 PM Participant & Peer Facilitator Application Deadline
September 20 Participants Notified of Program Acceptance
September 25 5-6:30 PM - Program Kick Off with Dean DeRue
October 2 5-6:30 PM - Group Reveal at Radrick Challenge Course
October 9 5-6:30 PM - Leadership Styles Workshop  


  1. Apply

    The MBA LDRx application deadline has passed for 2017-18.

    The BBA LDRx application will open later this Fall.
  2. Attend 
    Attend a kickoff event, where you will be oriented to the program, receive your team assignment, and begin the LDRx experience.
  3. Coordinate and Commit
    Work with your team to set a regular meeting time and commit to supporting each other's learning throughout the experience.

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