Leadership Northwest Indiana

Leadership Institute

At the Purdue University Northwest Leadership Institute, we prepare great leaders of all ages to excel in an increasingly competitive global environment.

Leadership Northwest Indiana (LNI)

Our 8-month program will help you identify areas for growth to become a more insightful, stronger leader.

Applications Now Open

About the Program

“Leadership is like a muscle that needs to be worked. It’s using proven skills and techniques; it's life experience. It's making mistakes and learning from them.”

Sheila Matias, Executive Director

Resources

Explorer Academy

The Explorer Academy at the Purdue University Northwest Leadership Institute is a program designed for PNW staff members to help guide their professional development, build upon their strengths, and navigate all that PNW has to offer.  

About Us

The mission of the Leadership Institute is to train leaders at all levels to grow their leadership skills, enabling participants to add their vibrant leadership to our communities. We aim for each participant to become a more confident, charismatic and authentic leader.  

Donate

Your gift helps us to connect emerging leaders with leadership training and collaborative experiences, building the strong leadership that’s needed to serve our region and support sustained economic and community development.

News and Announcements

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The Leadership Institute and Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest Announce Fall Lunch and Lead Speaker Series

The Leadership Institute and Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest (PNW) have announced the Fall 2022 Lunch and Lead Speaker Series.

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2022-2023 PNW Explorer Academy Cohort

The Explorer Academy at the Leadership Institute has developed into the premier staff leadership development program for PNW faculty and employees. We are ready to accept applications for the 2022-2023 cohort.

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Purdue Northwest to host inaugural Northwest Indiana Women’s Leadership and Innovation Summit

The Leadership Institute and Society of Innovators at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) have announced the 2022 Northwest Indiana Women’s Leadership and Innovation Summit.

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