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"Choctaw U"

Durant, OK

The purpose of Choctaw University (Choctaw U) is to grow knowledge and skills of all associates by instilling a deeper understanding of their purpose within the organization. Participants will receive superior professional development training, build knowledge, and improve their skills to be more efficient and productive leaders.

Description: 

The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and Southeastern Oklahoma State University have created a partnership with a goal to achieving college credit for the Leadership Series of Choctaw University. Courses included in this agreement include Leading Generational Diversity, Transformational Leadership, Managing People, Effective Coaching and Mentoring, Change Management, and Succession Planning.

Expected Outcomes: 

Hire and promote students within the program and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to positions of middle and upper management in tribal industries. Conduct research within courses to determine cost-saving measures and potential business opportunities for the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and Southeastern Oklahoma State University service region. Utilize the talent pool of program graduates in leadership positions across the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma and Southeastern Oklahoma State University service region. Cultivate highly skilled and qualified internal candidates ready to assume key positions in the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Award a baccalaureate degree and credentials for lifelong success both within and outside of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma.

Innovations & Lessons Learned: 

All courses in program are delivered in a blended format, with emphasis placed on face-to-face interaction with Tribal Leaders as students advance through the Junior and Senior level courses. Interaction with Instructors and others in the cohort are delivered: Face-to-Face Instruction Email Peer and Instructor-led Discussion Boards Chat Rooms Interactive Educational Television

Contact
Aaron Adair
Assistant Dean - Adult and Online Education
580-745-2886

Location

1405 N. 4th Avenue/PMB 4195
Durant, OK 74701-0609
United States