Professional MBA students can take advantage of leadership development through an Applied Leadership Development course designed to meet the unique needs, interests and schedules of students who work full-time while earning their MBA degrees. The course focuses on emotional intelligence, managing change, managing conflict, communication and authenticity, managing a diverse workplace and creativity and innovation. In addition, students in this class can participate in one-on-one leadership coaching. The concepts and practices learned in class are often immediately applied in the workplace and in interpersonal situations. Professional MBA students are also invited to participate in Center for Leadership Development events as space is available.