The Institute Corporate Supporters

Expectations for today's graduates are higher than ever before. Corporate leaders seek graduates with strong communication, team-building and leadership skills. The Institute provides undergraduates with an intensive, six-day leadership development experience. Student participants learn that leadership development is a lifelong journey involving vision, relationships and integrity.

This important program would not be possible without the generosity of corporate partners. Current corporate supporters of the Cockrell School's Institute include:

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   Phillips 66 logo             Union Pacific Logo


Benefits for Supporters

  • Corporate supporters are identified on all Institute promotional materials, including the official t-shirt.
  • After the session, companies have the opportunity to recruit students with exceptional leadership skills.
  • Company logos of corporate supporters are displayed on the Cockrell School's Institute website along with link to the corporate websites. 

Depending upon support level, companies have the following opportunities for involvement in LeaderShape® sessions:

Adult Cluster Facilitator

The Adult Cluster Facilitator (ACF) is an extremely important part of the participants' Institute experience.

  • ACFs co-facilitate a group of 10-12 undergraduate students throughout the week
  • This professional development experience allows the ACF to practice group facilitation, public speaking, negotiation, project planning and goal-setting, effective communication with diverse people, and how to establish partnerships with subject specialists to enhance projects.
  • The time commitment for an Adult Cluster Facilitator is seven days, including training.

Guest Leader

The Guest Leader Panel is an opportunity for experienced leaders to interact with the participants in an informal setting.

  • Guest Leaders sit on a five person panel for an interactive discussion with the student audience about topics like  personal philosophies of leadership, risk-taking, ethics, integrity, and the meaning of success.
  • There is time for small group discussions while learning more about The Institute curriculum.
  • Guest Leaders come from varying industries and backgrounds.
  • The time commitment for a Guest Leader is approximately one half day.
    • 4:30pm - Guest Leader Orientation at Camp
    • 4:45pm - Tomorrow's Headlines Activity
    • 5:30pm - Group Photos
    • 6:00pm - Dinner with Participants
    • 7:00pm - Guest Leader Panel / Q & A in Small Groups
    • 8:30pm - Informal Reception with All Participants

For More Information Contact:

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Corporate Supporters

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  Emerson logo      Phillips 66 logo     

   PG logo      Union Pacific Logo