Chancellor's Semniar Class
Hance interviews Texas Tech alumni such as Ed Whitacre (above), former General Motors Chairman and CEO and AT&T Chairman and CEO and Ginger Kerrick (below), first female Hispanic NASA Flight Director, in his seminar class.
Professional & Personal Leadership:
Practical Tools for Success
IS 4100, Section 001
Wednesday, 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance leads a section of a 4000 level, interdisciplinary seminar each semester. This one-hour class is designed for upper-level college students from all disciplines to give them the tools they need to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Drawing on his extensive life experiences and those of notable guest speakers, Chancellor Hance covers a wide-array of practical topics that include:
- Time management and setting priorities
- Problem solving
- Effective methods of communication
- Money matters
- Negotiation and networking
- Basic characteristics of good employers and employees; hiring and firing
- Ethics and diversity
In this one-credit-hour, pass/fail course, you will have the invaluable opportunity to hear from and interact with Chancellor Hance as well as experts from the professional world. Past guests include former General Motors Chairman and CEO and AT&T Chairman of the Board and CEO Ed Whitacre, former FDIC Chairman Don Powell, President and CEO of the Belo Corporation Dunia Shive, former Ambassador to the U.N. Stuart Holliday, and many others.
Enroll today and take another step toward a successful future by gaining first-hand knowledge from some of our nation’s most accomplished leaders! Select “IS 4100: Section 001 (CRN 38561)” to register for the course.
“Taking the Chancellor’s class was undoubtedly one of the best decisions I made at Tech. The
great thing about it is that he teaches you how to succeed in all facets of life, regardless of
what your goals and dreams may be."
-Paden Behrens, Business Management, Brady, Texas
“The things you learn in the Chancellor’s class aren’t things you learn in a normal classroom.
You can’t beat learning from someone like the Chancellor about what it takes to be successful
in life. I highly recommend taking his class!”
-Sarah Saunders, Political Science and Global Affairs, Lubbock, Texas
“The seminar class uniquely and effectively investigates post-graduation topics every week
and Chancellor Hance complements the academic resources with his own personal stories.”
-Maanisaad Shahriar, Petroleum Engineering, Dubai, United Arab Emirates