Leadership Presentations

Values-based Leadership: What Employers Expect from New Employees upon Graduation

Dr. Olin Oedekoven, President and CEO of Peregrine Leadership Institute and Peregrine Academic Services was asked to provide short talk on leadership to the graduate students of the Sri Balaji Society in Pune India following the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) annual conference. Dr. Olin Oedekoven, along with Bill Parrott of Peregrine and Thothathri Ramen of the SEAA Trust visited the university to discuss leadership and international accreditation of management programs. Dr. Oedekoven’s talk first defined leadership and the role of the leader as a team leader and then it centered on explaining five essential core values of leaders: integrity, respect, loyalty, service before self, and personal courage. Dr. Oedekoven explained his definitions of these values based on his experience and perspectives as a leader in the military and in private sector business for over 30 years.