The College of Leadership and Ethics (CLE) is responsible for the U.S. Naval War College Leadership in the Profession of Arms (LPA) core course and the leadership & ethics area of study in the electives program. Additionally CLE offers an expanded leader development experience for in residence College of Naval Warfare (CNW) and Naval Command College (NCC) students through the Navy Senior Leader Development Concentration (NSLDC).
Leadership in the Profession of Arms course provides every student the opportunity to focus on themselves as leaders, reflect on past performance, examine personal strengths and weaknesses, develop new competences, and strengthen personal character so they enhance their ability to lead in a complex and dynamic environment.
This course is a specialized elective track completed in conjunction with the 10-month August to June curricula taught at the Naval War College in Newport, RI.
The College of Leadership and Ethics (CLE) offers courses in leader development for flag officers and their civilian senior executive service (SES) equivalents.
Flag officer representatives from all 17 Navy communities meet to share leader development strategies, best practices and identify gaps in Sailor development.
Prepare for your arrival at College of Leadership and Ethics and see what our core curriculum has to offer along with additional opportunities around the college.
Dr. Yvonne R. Masakowski is an Associate Professor of Strategic Leadership and Leader Development at the U.S. Naval War College (USNWC). Dr. Masakowski teaches courses in leader development, cultural competence, and Leadership and War viewed through the Humanities. She is the US Chair of a NATO panel on Leader Development for NATO Multinational Military Operations (NATO HFM RTG 286).
Capt. Bayley started at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in 2005 as co-director of the Joint Force Maritime Component Commander (JFMCC) Flag Officer Course. He retired from the Navy as a submariner and joint specialty officer with a wide variety of assignments, including Commanding Officer of the fast attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763). He served as the acting dean for the College of Operational & Strategic Leadership for three years until 2011 when he became the deputy dean. In 2016 assumed duties as chief diversity and inclusion officer for the NWC. A native of Mount Vernon, Ohio, he was commissioned through the NROTC program at Texas A&M University in 1980.