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Masters of Success Advanced Leadership Program

The Masters of Success is a reality-based leadership experience that allows students to work in conjunction with a major company to resolve a current leadership or management challenge. Students are divided into competing teams to create a viable solution that can be quickly implemented and tested by the company.

During the competition, students are coached on their leadership effectiveness, their ability to lead others, and how to communicate like a professional. Students are also challenged through the project and weekly workshops to overcome personal obstacles to their leadership effectiveness and are provided with immediate feedback as to how they might improve their effectiveness as a leader.  

Juniors through graduate students are encouraged to apply for this fiercely competitive program designed to push students to the highest levels of leadership and success. The program's success is based on actual research conducted by program facilitators.  Only 24 participants are admitted each year.

Weekly meetings feature experiential role-play situations, purposeful activities, and practical applications of leading a team. Students will have the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops, meet and work with a mentor on campus, attend an off-campus retreat, develop their leadership abilities and potential, and plan/execute a leadership-based campus event. Participants will attend a retreat. This time will be used to learn a lot about each other and bond as a team. The retreat will take place at a campsite not far from Fargo. The retreat schedule includes team building, workshops, games, and (of course) food!

Masters of Success is unlike any other leadership program.  If you're ready to take your leadership skills to a whole new level, you're ready discover your true potential. Hit the "apply now" button below for the online application.  After you fill out the application, please schedule an interview for yourself by calling 231-8241 and ask for Ann.  Interviews are approximately 30-minutes in duration.  Interviews for MOS Spring 2017 begin November, 2016.    

Mission: To challenge students to reach their absolute highest potential as a leader

Graduates of the Masters of Success Program are compelled to be the very best in their field by having a mindset of mastery, service, character, fortitude and the highest personal standards possible

Rationale: Students in every field must be able to understand their respective career environments and be able to document they have been taught the necessary leadership skills and produce evidence that they can lead a team, communicate like an executive, resolve conflict, manage relationships, and effectively operate under pressure.  Thus, the Masters of Success program helps students to understand the true nature of leadership and management while coaching students how to enhance their own leadership abilities

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Application Process  | What Students Get From Masters of Success  |  History of Masters of Success
The Masters of Success Program is sponsored by the Memorial Union. The Masters of Success is not affiliated with any other program, in or outside, of North Dakota State University.

HAVE QUESTIONS?... Please contact us:

Frank Oakgrove

Assistant Director for Leadership Programs
701-231-7161 |

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