Essentials of Union Leadership


What should every union leader know in order to provide leadership today and guide your organization into the future? This institute will help you prepare for effective leadership, escape the “emergency of the day” routine and build a high-capacity union that can achieve your goals. It is also great for union members who are not yet in leadership positions, but aspire to be someday. You will learn about:

  • Union functions and roles of officers
  • Qualities of effective leaders and styles of leadership
  • Legal and financial basics for union leaders
  • Goal setting and strategic thinking
  • Communication and capacity-building strategies

Class Details

When: Mon, Sep 21 – Sun, Oct 25

Institute Format: A five-week self-paced institute

Tuition: $300

Register by: Fri, Sep 18



The Self-Paced Institute is an online institute utilizing class materials, short videos, activities and student discussion boards in one-week modules. Participants can access the course whenever it fits their schedule and do not have to be online at any specific time.