Leadership during Crises


Sep. 30, 2020, 12pm to 1pm

Office/Remote Location



Strong leaders are strategic thinkers, adaptable, and emotionally intelligent. When faced with a crisis, leaders rely on said characteristics while also forced to think quickly without compromising efficiency. Additionally, upholding a calm temperament is essential to avoiding panic among employees. This workshop will guide leaders through strategies to prepare you and your team in the case of crises, whether you are leading undergraduate students in a research lab, or leading your organization post-graduation. 

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Learn key strategies that will help you lead and adapt through a crisis
  • Understand the importance of clear and effective communication in times of crisis
  • Discuss how crises create both challenge and opportunity for leaders
  • Learn how to navigate the diverse coping mechanisms of your team

Professional Development Academy Program: GCTC, GCMC, GCCC, PGCPP
Professional Development Academy Pillars: Communication, Mentorship, Career Prep
Learning Experience: Panel
Time Commitment: < 2 hours
Lifecycle Stage: Early-Mid-Late Master’s, Early-Mid-Late Doctoral


  • Dr. Kate Korgan, Dean, Graduate College 
  • Fletch Brunelle, VP Marketing, LVCVA 
  • Dr. Laurel Pritchard, Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education

Admission Information

This workshop is open to graduate students. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Grad Rebel

External Sponsor

Graduate College