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Ethical Leaders in Business Learning Community

Located in Grand Hall, Saint Louis University's Ethical Leaders in Business Learning Community provides a great environment for students interested in all areas of business to learn from each other and succeed in their introductory business classes.

John Cook students studying

Why Choose the Ethical Leaders in Business Learning Community?

SLU's Ethical Leaders in Business Learning Community focuses on the relationship between business and leadership characteristics. You will have opportunities to learn from guest speakers, get hands-on experience through field trips, and take courses that connect personal interests and strengths with career goals.

This community is open to Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business students.

Associated Classes for 2020-2021


  • BIZ 1000: Business Foundations
  • THEO 1000: Theological Foundations


  • ECON 1900: Principles of Economics

Medallion: Ethical Leaders in Business Curricular and Co-Curricular Tracking

Students who complete all curricular and co-curricular requirements of the learning community program will receive a Gold Medallion to be worn at graduation and a learning community certificate in recognition of their commitment and achievement within their LC. 

You are encouraged to track and share progress in the learning community program with your advisers, using this downloadable form to keep a personal record of  your participation, and to share your LC course progress, plans, co-curricular activities and service hours throughout the academic year. 

Tracking Form for the Ethical Leaders in Business Learning Community

Ethical Leaders in Business Course Changes

All learning community students will be placed into the associated Ethical Leaders in Business courses by the learning community academic coordinator. To request adds, drops or other changes to your LC course schedule, you or your advisor should complete the corresponding Google Forms located below.

Faculty Associate

Rob Boyle, Ph.D., assistant dean of administration in the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, is an assistant professor of management and teaches BIZ 1000 to students in the Ethical Leaders in Business Learning Community. He has also served as the faculty associate for this learning community since its inception. Outside of SLU, Boyle is past-president of the board of directors for CRAVE Coffeehouse, a member of the Lutheran Foundation Board of Directors, and the owner of Maple Moon Productions, LLC.