Public Leadership

The Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership provides public officials and community leaders with the tools and skills needed to make informed decisions and manage responsive organizations effectively.

Our custom programs enable state and local leaders to access university-level education in innovative leadership practices while engaging in robust discussion with their peers.

Gary Sasse is the Founding Director of the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership.

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Unlocking Creativity
with Mike Roberto

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 5 – 6:30 pm
Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI

Meet bestselling author and Hassenfeld Institute faculty fellow Mike Roberto as we celebrate the release of his new book, “Unlocking Creativity: How to Solve Any Problem and Make the Best Decisions by Shifting Creative Mindsets.”

Professor Roberto will share insights on the six mindsets that block creativity and discuss habits leaders can adopt to prevent creativity from taking flight. “Unlocking Creativity” will be available for sale.

Register for Unlocking Creativity.

Lessons from RI Credit Union Crisis

The Hassenfeld Institute has released a new case study and documentary film on the Rhode Island credit union crisis of 1991, one of the worst economic disasters in the state’s history.

Download the case study or watch the documentary.

Leadership Voices

“Thank you for leading such a valuable, instructive and motivating day with our leadership team. The workshop was top-notch and you imparted information in a way that makes it easy for us to understand and apply.”

~ Janet Coit, Director, RI Department of Environmental Management