Stanford Leadership Institute

Grand Canyon

The mission of the Stanford Leadership Institute (SLI) is to develop transformational leaders who are prepared to be agents of change in the world through the creation of collaborative environments that include active communication, sound judgement and decision making skills, and the ability to handle volatile and complex situations.

SLI delivers an innovative, intensive and experiential curriculum that promotes the development of strong leaders capable of effectively managing small groups in a variety of environments. The program is grounded in the theory and principles of education and leadership strategies with rich opportunities for application. SLI embraces the many opportunities to enrich each student’s experience through interdisciplinary study and fosters in each student qualities of responsibility and independent thought, respect for others, the spirit of collaboration, awareness of our environmental and cultural connections and a commitment to lifelong service and learning.