Washington's Integrated Approach to Strategy, Leadership, and Management
Utilizing specific examples from George Washington’s military and political career, this program explores the components of a successful strategy and the importance of fully integrating it with the best principles of leadership and management.
Leading in time of Change
Credibility, Communication, Collaboration, and Vision are all essential characteristics for effective leadership, and Washington demonstrated these abilities. This session will explore examples of these traits in Washington’s own life and how these characteristics can be implemented in today’s leadership.
Character and Credibility in Decision-making
This session will explore Washington’s sense of character, integrity, and ethical behavior in the service of his country. This session will make the case that these same characteristics remain essential today for all those who serve.
George Washington was a lifelong entrepreneur that constantly pushed his organizations, both private and public, to push the envelop of entrepreneurship.
Team Building and Team Leadership the George Washington Way
This module focuses on Washington's approach to building and managing teams, and explores both his time as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army but also his establishment of the executive branch of the Federal Government.
Tour of George Washington’s Mansion and Estate
Learn from Washington’s best autobiography – his home. Not only is the Mansion one of the finest examples of American colonial architecture, but it was a reflection of his character and personality, as well as his vision for our new nation. Hear stories of both the evolution of an 18th-century mansion, plantation and the man who called it home.
Rare Books and Manuscripts Viewing
Step behind the “exhibition glass” and view firsthand authentic books and documents from Washington’s own library, learning more about the character of the leader through his own words and collection.
Explore Washington's efforts to both horizontally and vertically integrate his business operations at Mount Vernon, while also learning about 18th century-style American rye.