Student Life

Leadership Library

Welcome to the virtual Leadership Library!

This website hosts great resources that you can access any time, any where, for many different leadership development needs.

Videos and TED Talks:

Leadership Inventories:

Leadership Articles:

Miscellaneous Resources:


Mansfield Campus Leadership Institute
The Mansfield Campus Leadership Institute is a non-credit workshop series designed for students to increase their leadership self-efficacy and prepare them for successful careers. The Institute is designed for students to complete incrementally; it can be done in one academic year or span multiple years. This Institute is exclusive for students at Ohio State Mansfield and North Central State College.

Tier 1 - General Requirements
Tier 1 of the Leadership Institute focuses on foundational leadership theories and leadership inventories. These workshops can be completed in any order; there is no building or overlapping content. All sessions require pre-registration, attendance, and a post-session reflection. Links can be found below. (Ohio State Mansfield students may bypass Tier 1 if they enroll in ES HESA 2572 Introduction to Leadership Development and pass with a 2.0 or C average.)

Leadership Practices - Registration - Post-Session Reflection
Values and Character - Registration - Post-Session Reflection
Personality Types - Registration - Post-Session Reflection
Emotional Intelligence - Registration - Post-Session Reflection

Tier 2 - Diversity in Leadership Specialization
Tier 2 of the Leadership Institute is designed to provide a deeper dive into leadership through a lens of diversity and inclusion. Students must attend five (5) diversity-themed programs and submit a 500-word reflection for each workshop attended. Diversity programs include, but are not limited to: Diversity Dialogues on Inclusive Language, Black History Month educational programs, diversity-related documentary screenings, and other educational programs offered by faculty and staff.

Diversity Program Reflection

Tier 3 - Advanced Specialization (Ohio State Mansfield students only
Tier 3 is currently only open to Ohio State Mansfield students. This tier permits students to earn academic credit and an advanced specialization certificate by enrolling and completing ES HESA 2577 (Crossing Identity Boundaries) or ES HESA 2571 (Leadership through Community Service) and passing with a 2.0 or C average.


Leadership Studies Minor
The Leadership Studies Minor was designed for Ohio State students to complete in conjunction with an academic major program. Visit the Leadership Studies Minor website to learn more information and speak to your academic advisor about course offerings on the Mansfield Campus.