Leadership skills are a priority for safety professionals who are designing and implementing interventions to prevent workplace injuries and illnesses. This is one of currently three courses offered as part of the Leadership Academy for occupational health and safety professionals seeking to improve their leadership skills in order to transform the safety culture in their organization.

This Full Range Leadership Development course is anchored in the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking’s Leadership Development Blueprint. This development framework was formed using over 20 years of research practice focusing on leadership. The course will be delivered remotely over twenty weeks and will include a series of live, interactive video conference sessions, and three surveys designed to measure a broad range of leadership styles.

View the Full Range Leadership for Advancing Health and Safety Flyer

Course Dates: October 7, 2021 - February 24, 2022

The course consists of ten 2-hour online modules, occurring about twice a month, on Thursday afternoons 3pm-5pm Pacific Time via live video conferencing using Zoom.

Module dates: Oct 7, Oct 21, Nov 4, Nov 18, Dec 2, Dec 16, Jan 13, Jan 27, Feb 10, Feb 24. All modules are 3pm-5pm Pacific Time.

Questions about the course? Contact ce@uw.edu for more information!

About the Instructor:

Molly Breysse Cox, MA, PhD, is excited to serve as your instructor for this Transformation Leadership Academy. Dr. Breysse Cox has over 20 years of change management work experience with Fortune 500 companies. This includes leadership positions in IT, Operations, Customer Service, Product Management, and Marketing. She joined the University of Washington Foster School of Business Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking (CLST) team in 2014 as a Leadership Development Coach, member of the Game Team and Instructor for MGMT 300 in the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Dr. Breysse Cox has experience in transformational change projects including designing and deploying new technology, organizational change and leadership development. In addition she was chosen in 2008 as the recipient of Women in Technology International’s Leadership Award for leadership in support of women in IT.

Featured Guest Lecturer:

Bruce Avolio, Executive Director of CLST in the Foster School of Business at UW Professor of Management, Mark Pigott Chair in Business Strategic Leadership



Connectivity requirements to attend the course:
  (1) a high speed internet connection
  (2) a desktop or laptop computer from which to work, i.e. a cellphone connection is insufficient
  (3) an active webcam or onboard camera
  (4) an active audio connection via either a computer microphone or separate telephone connection

Cancellation Policy

In the event you cannot attend a course you have registered for, there are a few options -- you can either cancel your registration, transfer your registration to another course or send a substitute in your place.

If you choose to cancel, we must receive your cancellation in writing (mail, fax, or email) with at least 1 week notice. Refunds will be issued, minus a $100 cancellation fee. If you do not cancel are a no-show for the course, your tuition fees are forfeited.

If you choose to transfer your registration, please state the course you are transferring out of, the course you are transferring into, and the reason for the transfer. Transferring to another course is granted only twice per course registration. If you are unable to attend the course after the second transfer, the above cancellation fees and policy applies.


Virtual course using two-way video conferencing
Online, 98105
United States