Batten Leadership Institute

For over 10 years, the Batten Leadership Institute has been Southwest Virginia’s resource for leadership training. We offer programs for undergraduate women, graduate men and women, and executive- and senior-level professionals in the region.

The BLI provides undergraduate leadership programs, team consultation, professional leadership training, and more. Through BLI, students gain skills in feedback, conflict resolution, and negotiation, while professionals at all levels can access targeted leadership development opportunities.