Effective leadership is essential for advancing both individuals and organizations in the 21st century global business environment. Leadership involves the ability to properly influence others toward a unified goal. Additionally, leadership is an art that involves life-long learning. With this in mind, Franklin University supports and advances today’s and tomorrow’s leaders through its Leadership Center. Each of the Leadership Center’s unique programs focuses on a level of leadership aimed at improving and developing leadership skills and competencies in today’s managers and leaders. A primary goal of the Leadership Center is to ensure today’s managers and leaders have the capabilities necessary for leadership effectiveness in the 21st century.