Higher Education Events

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FranklinCovey Higher Education Leadership Summit

October 23-25 • Indianapolis, IN

Join leaders from colleges and universities at the 2023 FranklinCovey Higher Ed Leadership Summit to learn how you can enable greatness in administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

  • Learn New Skills: Deepen your understanding of leadership principles taught by FranklinCovey’s bestselling authors and consultants.
  • Network With Leaders: Expand your professional network of innovative leaders and collaborate on common challenges in higher education.
  • Fuel Your Fire: Take time out with other leaders to restore vision, motivation, and energy in order to achieve your highest priorities.
  • Navigate Change: Discover how successful leaders at colleges and universities engage their people and turn change into opportunity.


On-Demand Webcasts


How Personal Leadership Skills Help College Students Thrive at Utah State

Hear from Executive Director of the Stephen R. Covey Leadership Center, Bret Crane and a panel of college students from Utah State University share how The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® has helped them develop personal leadership skills.



On-Demand Webcast

How Ivy Tech is Achieving Breakthrough Results in Student Retention


In 2022, Ivy Tech began the journey of launching 4DX (The 4 Disciplines of Execution) to help improve student retention.

Ivy Tech’s primary WIG (wildly important goal) is focused on increasing the 8-week term to 8-week term student retention, and as the most recent term came to a close, Ivy Tech saw a 5% increase compared to last year. This was almost 3% over the target goal! Join FranklinCovey senior consultant Suzanne Hays, as she explores the journey of Ivy Tech Community College in achieving breakthrough results in student retention.

On-Demand Webcast

Addressing the Mental Health Crisis on College Campuses


Many college campuses are experiencing a mental health crisis. Mental health issues have a significant impact, regardless of size, location, or academic focus, and are only worsening. Across the country, 73% of university presidents say mental health is their most pressing issue because of its widespread and devastating effects (Deloitte).

Join Senior Staff Psychiatrist Ryan Patel as he frames the mental heal crisis and offers a wide range of strategies deployed from multiple levels to address this crisis. Examples include strategies that can be applied by university leadership, administration, faculty, staff, frontline college health professionals, department level, campus level, student body, campus community, parents, etc.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students

Presented by:
Sean Covey, Bestselling Author

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students is a high-impact student success course that benefits first-year college students with essential life skills that are so needed today. Join Sean Covey, President of Education at FranklinCovey to learn how colleges and universities can:

• Enhance student engagement.
• Improve persistence.
• Strengthen student learning.
• Increase retention and completion rates.

LeaderU Introductory Overview

In this presentation, we give you a high-level overview of the purpose, value, and benefits of LeaderU.

LeaderU Alternative Credentials

This panel discussion demonstrates the value of alternative credentials and shows how Charter College created a powerful solution to offer their students.

7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students Overview

This webcast will give you an overview of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students course.

7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students eBook Features 

This webcast will introduce you to e-book features for the 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students textbook.

How to Create a Powerful Student Leadership Program

Watch a panel discussion on the impact of the 7 Habits in current leadership programs held at the University of North Florida and Alamo Colleges.


Navigating the Great Resignation

Hear senior FranklinCovey consultant, Jean White, present the 6 Critical Practices of Leading Teams to help fill new management roles in the midst of 'The Great Resignation'.

Trust and Inpire Leaders in Higher Education

Presented by:
Stephen M. R. Covey

We have a leadership crisis in higher education today, where even though our world has changed drastically, our leadership style has not. Most institutions still operate from a model of “command and control,” focusing on hierarchies and compliance from people. But because of the changing nature of the world, the workforce, work itself, and the choices we have for where and how to work and live, this way of leading is drastically outdated.

Achieve Breakthrough Results 

On-Demand Panel Webcasts with College Presidents and Leaders

Join FranklinCovey Senior Consultants Suzanne Hays and Jodi D. Jaques as they explores how leaders in higher education are aligning staff and faculty around mission-critical objectives with The 4 Disciplines of Execution® (4DX).