The Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology offers multiple leadership programs that have as their core Christ-like principles. Learn more about the department and meet the faculty.
As part of APU’s commitment to a strengths-based approach to higher education, the department partners with the Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education. The academy conducts research, provides resources, and equips college and university faculty and staff to identify and nurture students’ strengths as the foundation for engaging them in the learning process and achieving excellence.
Learn more about how APU Advances the Strengths Movement (PDF) through the Noel Academy.
Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology
Learn more about Lafreniere's recent presentation.
Elsewhere at APU
APU’s Young Executive Master of Arts in Management students put classroom learning into action when they pitched their best ideas to Target executives in the Target Case Study Competition, with the winning team earning $1,000 in scholarship funds.
Faculty and staff gained fresh insight into the concept of leading with integrity from Col. Arthur J. Athens, U.S. Marine Corps Reserves (ret.), director of the U.S. Naval Academy's Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.
For John Verhoeven, joining APU's staff as the pitching coach was a quick decision made after announcing his retirement as the head baseball coach of 16 successful years at Biola University.