Leadership Essentials with Matt Houston

Leadership Essentials with Matt Houston
Professor Matt Houston, a lecturer at the UNT Dallas School of Business, is ready to guide you through a deeply personal journey toward growth and true leadership.

Course Outline

Class Is in Session

  1. Meet Professor Matt Houston

Lesson 1: Building the Foundation

  1. What Is Leadership?
  2. Why Is Leadership Important?

Lesson 2: Navigating Leadership Challenges

  1. Examining the Impact of a Good Leader
  2. Collaboration Produces the Best Outcome
  3. Transformational and Transactional Leadership
  4. Embracing Failure

Lesson 3: Putting Leadership to Work

  1. Leadership and Ethics
  2. Building New Leaders

Class Dismissed

  1. Lasting Leadership

About the Course

For Professor Matt Houston, leadership is more than positional authority.

It's about learning how to invest in others, inspire action and drive societal change.

Houston, who lectures at the UNT Dallas School of Business, will guide you through your own journey toward impactful leadership, delivering key insights about becoming a vessel ready to pour into the lives of others, the role of ethics in successful leadership and more.

In Leadership Essentials, you'll learn:

  • The definition of leadership, as well as different types of leadership.
  • The five principles of ethical leadership.
  • The difference between transactional and transformational leadership.
  • How to leverage insights from past leaders and experiences.
  • How to encourage healthy debate and collaboration that elevates your entire ecosystem.
  • How to embrace and overcome failure to become the best leader you can be.


Ready? Your leadership journey begins now.