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College of Law Leadership Series

Leadership Skills Workshop

Georgia State University College of Law held two leadership workshops for students this spring, Lt. Col. Josh Brooks, chair of the Department of Military Science and Leadership lead the workshops. 

Brooks has spent 17 years in the Army in various roles, including serving as an Apache attack helicopter platoon leader, a Blackhawk MEDEVAC helicopter company commander and an aviation inspection team leader. He serves as a professor of military science for Georgia State’s ROTC program and helped establish the new GSU Law Volunteer Clinic for Veterans on campus.

The series kicked off with an Overview of Leadership Frameworks on Feb. 24th. Brooks worked with law students to help them understand the concepts and frameworks for leadership, creative problem-solving and communication.

Session 2, on March 4th, focused on Problem-Solving and Decision-Making, and addressed the “Army’s basic problem-solving process, which is the fundamental process leaders perform to get from identification of a problem to implementing a solution.”

Army Leadership

The Army Leadership guide describes the principles that the Army believes successful leaders implement. The Army uses the guide to train all leaders, military and civilian personnel on how to effectively lead. 

Harvard Business Review

The Harvard Business Review has created several guides on leadership skills that you may find helpful.

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