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Experiential Learning

Being a Neeley Leader is about more than attending class. Your coursework is paired with workshops, corporate visits, team challenges and a two-semester impact project that maximizes your experience. The integration of co-curricular activities along with coursework makes the BNSF Neeley Leadership Program an unparalleled experience.

Each year students participate in domestic and international travel, corporate site visits and speaker events, among other opportunities.

Visit Chicago
See business from a corporate perspective while interacting with executives from impressive companies. Meet and mingle with successful TCU alumni.
Visit London and Edinburgh
Visit leading corporations and learn about leadership from a global perspective. As part of your junior year travels, your class will participate in the acclaimed leadership institute Columba 1400 on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. In this once-in-a-lifetime experience, you’ll delve into leadership development and self-discovery through life-changing activities.
Friends in Learning and Life
Friends in Learning and Life

We are not about competition – we’re about learning. In your cohort of 30 students, you will develop bonds and connections that lead to deep and lasting friendships. Your peers will challenge and support you to become the best leader possible. Cohort activities include retreats, lab courses, case studies and impact projects. 


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World-class Faculty and Curriculum

With five in-depth courses from sophomore to your senior year, you will go far beyond what is offered by other leadership programs.

The BNSF Neeley Leader Competency Model provides the most comprehensive undergraduate business leadership development in the world. By the time you graduate, you’ll be a skilled communicator, an effective team player and an agile thinker prepared to make a positive difference in the workplace.

Neeley Leadership Model