Welcome To CorpU Open


Experience CorpU’s Science-Backed Approach to Leadership Development

Exclusive Access for CorpU Customers

What is CorpU Open?

CorpU Open provides a flexible option for individual leaders and teams to join in the CorpU learning experience. Participants join colleagues from multiple companies in a cross-industry collaboration experience. Depending on the course selection, cohort members spend 10 to 30 minutes daily engaging in a variety of short online activities such as readings, videos, personal reflections, interactive discussions, and application exercises.

CorpU Open is available to all CorpU customers. View the CorpU Open calendar below to learn more and register for an upcoming course.

CorpU Open Benefits

  • Address your leadership development needs with the right programs for you
  • Develop your people with targeted team or individual development
  • Strengthen leaders and teams to drive transformation
  • Extend, refresh and reinforce topics that are critical to building the culture and engagement your organization needs

What to Expect

You will join expert faculty and leaders from other organizations. You will maximize the value of this learning experience by staying committed to completing the assigned daily activities and exchanges with colleagues and expert faculty. Each day of a one-week course requires 10-30 minutes of your attention, concluding with a fifth day capstone in the format of either an online Q&A forum, a response video with discussion, or a 60-minute webinar live event.

Open Courses

Leadership Academy

October 22 — 26

Online Discussion October 26

Leading Deep Change

Why is deep change so important to organizations and teams? What is required of leaders to facilitate deep change? These questions will be explored this week.

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Robert Quinn
Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations

Leadership Academy

October 29 — November 2

Live Event November 2 12:00 ET

Improving Group Decision Making

This sprint helps teams understand why a sound decision-making process will yield more consistently favorable outcomes over time, and how to mitigate the common pitfalls that impact groups while making decisions. You will have a chance to identify the roles of various stakeholders and to write an action plan to manage an upcoming decision.

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John Austin
Professor, School of Leadership Studies, Fielding Graduate University

Leadership Academy

October 29 — November 2

Live Event November 2 1:30 ET

The Art of Strategic Persuasion

In a sea of good ideas, how do you know which one to pursue? To thrive, ideas must be sold. People need a reason to care and pay attention to an idea that may not currently be on their list of priorities. Join Dr. Mario Moussa in this one-week sprint to explore how you can apply proven frameworks to advance ideas, gain buy-in, and build support throughout the organization.

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Mario Moussa

Leadership Academy

November 5 — 9

Live Event November 9 12:00 ET

Leading with Purpose

This sprint is delivered from the perspective of an accomplished military leader who shares reasons why leadership must focus on the human dimension and not just efficiency. You will learn best practices for establishing and communicating your purpose as a leader to improve decision-making, strengthen teams, and achieve results.

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Becky Halstead
Brigadier General, US Army, Retired

Leadership Academy

November 5 — 9

Online Discussion November 9

Leadership and Purpose

Have you defined your own purpose as a leader? Does your current role align with this purpose? In this course, Dr. Quinn offers his thoughts on clarifying your unique purpose and how taking the time to write, refine, update, and constantly review that purpose can be transformational.

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Robert Quinn
Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations

Supply Chain Academy

November 12 — 16

Live Event November 16 12:00 ET

Supply Chain as a Competitive Advantage

Identifying strategic value opportunities within your supply chain must be considered in the context of your competition. In Supply Chain as a Competitive Advantage we will discuss the levers you can use to understand, influence and outpace your competitors, minimizing threats to your brand and leveraging innovation for your supply chain.

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Chris Craighead
Affiliated Faculty in Supply Chain Management Penn State Smeal College of Business

Leadership Academy

December 3 — 7

Live Event December 7 1:30 ET

Communicating to Inspire Change

Employees have very natural and rational reasons to resist change, particularly given the rapid pace of change that’s part of today’s business climate. In this sprint we will address how to be an authentic and successful change agent who gets people excited and committed to tackle the challenges of change.

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Dave Pottruck
Executive, Educator, Author

Leadership Academy

December 10 — 14

Live Event December 14 12:00 ET

Leading with Character and Competence

Leaders who want to lead teams to a higher level of performance, make a lasting impact on team members, and add significant value to their organizations must learn how to lead with character and competence. This sprint features the leadership practices and principles of a high ranking military officer (retired) and helps you develop your own such toolkit.

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Becky Halstead
Brigadier General, US Army, Retired

Leadership Academy

December 10 — 14

Online Discussion December 14

Becoming Externally Open

As a leader, have you been explicit about your desire to receive feedback? Have you created an environment that makes it easy for others to approach you and offer this feedback? This week, you will consider these questions and more as Dr. Quinn explores the topic of Becoming Externally Open.

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Robert Quinn
Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations

Leadership Academy

December 12 — 18

Live Event December 18 12:00 ET

Selling Your Ideas Through Storytelling

Storytelling, a skill once reserved for authors and movie producers, has become the newest addition to the business leader’s tool box. This learning sprint combines a research-based framework, strategies and tools for communicating with diverse groups, and a proven work plan for moving your idea from concept to implementation Join Dr. Mario Moussa in this one-week sprint to explore how you can build compelling stories to pitch your ideas.

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Mario Moussa

Leadership Academy

January 14 — 18

Online Discussion January 18

Integrity and Authenticity

This course will ask you to think about becoming a more authentic leader--a leader who has the courage to behave consistently with her or his values--and the impact of this authenticity on both individuals and teams.

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Robert Quinn
Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations

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