Mindful Leader and Stress Reduction | CSU Pro Dev


Mindful Leadership

Course Description

Mindful leaders are able to interact more effectively with their environment, are able to “respond” rather than “react”, are more effective communicators, are more creative, are more effective decision makers and experience more joy at work. This course will provide a basic understanding of the automatic stress response associated with personality types and introduce mindfulness practices as a means to reducing stress. Participants will understand:

  • Causes and effects of leadership stress
  •  How leadership style and personality type influence automatic stress mode
  •  Mindfulness practices that reduce stress

Real-World Application

After completing this course, participants will be able to lead more efficiently and effectively through focusing their energy and attention through mindfulness based stress reduction.



Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify primary causes of leadership stress.
  • List the physical, emotional, and spiritual effects of stress.
  • Verify your Leadership Personality Type, strengths, and automatic stress mode (Based on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator)
  • Practice mindfulness techniques that stop the automatic stress response


● Current trends and demands of leadership
● Causes and effects of stress
● Leadership Style and Personality Type (MBTI)
● Mindfulness practices


April 19, 2018
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

CEUs: 0.7

Fee:  $350

To receive the EARLY BIRD RATE, you must register at least 6 weeks prior to the start date of the course. Corporate, CSU Student, Alumni and Organization membership discounts available!

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option, but a necessary for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Audit option: Students have the option to audit a course they have already attended at no charge within one academic year. Interested students must notify the ProDev office requesting to audit a course a minimum of 10 business days prior to the course start date to ensure there is enough seating. Audit students are responsible for their own parking and lunches. New materials will not be provided.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.