Transformational Leadership on a US Nuclear Submarine

Speaker: david duryea
Company: SUNY Cortland
Track: Transformational Leadership
Day: Thursday
Room: Seneca
Time: 4:30 - 5:15

The presentation, by a retired Rear Admiral and former Submarine Commanding Officer, will provide an overview of life and the leadership challenges on board a US Nuclear powered ballistic missile submarine.  The presentation will include an overview of a submarine, the background and makeup of the crew and the leadership required in forging a crew with an average age of 21 years old, submerged, for up to 90 days, into an effective and cohesive team.  It will highlight leadership strategies and provide examples used in leading and developing a crew of 170 young people to effectively and safely operate a nuclear submarine in the execution of nation's most vital national security mission.

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