Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

Leadership Training Courses (Online Only)

Leaders are busy people. Many want to further their development, but a Master's degree or a Credential is not a fit for them. Instead, they need a particular leadership concept or skill that will help them in their current role. Companies and organizations often use Dr. Townsend's specific courses for their own leadership development program.

The following is a partial list of the 1 Graduate credit hour courses chosen from Dr. Townsend’s high-level executive leadership curriculum (36 topics):  

  • A New Paradigm: Character Based Leadership
  • Fuel of Leadership: Need Based Relationships
  • Connecting Others to Your Leadership: Attunement
  • Growing your Marriage as a Leader
  • Protecting Your Leadership: Boundaries
  • Refueling Your Leadership: Creating and Maintaining Energy
  • Managing Your Emotions, Then Leading with Them
  • Finding Your Sweet Spot: Competency, Passion and Meaning
  • The Skills of Failing Well
  • Finding Your Voice in Leadership: The Role of Authority
  • The Future in the Present: Your Action Plan for Life and Ministry
  • The Hard Way is the Right Way:  Leading Well in a Culture of Entitlement 
  • The Essential Relational Needs of Leaders and Their People
  • The Power of Culture: How Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast
  • Accelerating Leadership: Confrontation While Maintaining the Relationship
  • Having Internal Structure and Focus for the Task
  • Drivers of Performance
  • Developing and Using "Swagger"
  • Overcoming Guilt and Moving into Freedom
  • Power: Developing and Using it for Success
  • Passion: If It's Not There, You Need It
  • Finding and Developing Your Rock Stars 
  • How to Manage Difficult People
  • Landmines: The 7 Critical Ones
  • The Eye of the Storm: Leadership Presence
  • Conquering Fear
  • The Performance Accelerator: Organizational Health
  • The Rocky Syndrome: Breaking Through Obstacles
  • Gender Issues and Leadership
  • The ROI of Forgiveness in an Organization
  • Being a Team Leader Who Gets Cohesion and Results
  • To Infinity and Beyond: Planning for Your Legacy