What You Can Expect

What can you expect from a Thayer Leadership experience?

  • Time-tested prowess in leadership development using our proprietary multi-pronged learning approach to leadership development, which is grounded in the leadership principles from the Army and West Point.
  • Merging theory with practice and demonstrating how it may apply to the corporate, non-profit, or educational environments.
  • Faculty members who are top academic scholars, grounded in cutting-edge empirical research, and experts in leadership and ethics content; many of whom are graduates of West Point, have taught leaders of character at West Point and in other Army institutions, and have significant military experience.
  • Integrating unparalleled, customizable experiential and team building exercises--leveraging the Hudson River Valley and West Point's history, geography and beauty--that directly reinforce leadership principles of strategy, communication, trust, and others.
  • Completely unique opportunity to engage retired General Officers, Senior Advisors (SAs), in the leadership program 24/7. These SAs serve as a coach and mentor to: provide insights on how he or she used the principles discussed, facilitate strategic conversations, and help develop action plans for implementing in your environment.
  • Access to a deep network of world-renowned keynote speakers who embody being “leaders of character”, including retired General Officers, Medal of Honor recipients, space shuttle astronauts, and others, who provide culminating motivational speeches.
  • Hospitality and service worthy of distinguished patrons, including U.S. presidents and countless foreign heads of state, available through one ultimate complete meeting package at the Thayer Hotel at West Point or at your location anywhere globally.
  • Options for additional on- and offsite recreation in the Hudson River Valley and New York City, or at your location, including world-class shopping, attending Division-I college sports or formal military parades with the oldest US military band, and much more.