Columbus State University Becomes First University in Nation to be RightPath Certified




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COLUMBUS, Ga. --- With the completion of RightPath’s two-day workshop, Columbus State University became the first university in the nation certified to deliver RightPath tools to external businesses. Facilitators at the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University are now able to use RightPath’s comprehensive array of solutions and online assessment tools for both individuals and teams.

These assessments reveal natural, “go-to” behavioral preferences as the starting point for understanding talents, leadership style, emotional intelligence, skills, passions and values.

RightPath Solutions are designed for individual, team and leader development at all levels and stages. Applications include team development, leadership development, leadership coaching, high-potential development, selection, career development, inclusion/diversity, sales and customer service and succession planning.

“Investing in leadership and talent development has a direct, positive impact on a company’s bottom line,” said Shana D. Young, director of the Leadership Institute at CSU. “The return on investment for developing leaders and talent within a company shows up as increased productivity, employee retention, sustained growth and customer service.”

The Leadership Institute at Columbus State University is a university-based consulting group that provides expertise and training in leadership development, team building, assessments, executive coaching and strategic planning. Founded in 2005, the Leadership Institute has worked with more than 150 organizations and helped develop thousands of leaders.

“We are excited to partner with the Leadership Institute at Columbus State University to expand our service delivery,” said Jerry Mabe, RightPath president and chief executive officer. “We currently have many Fortune 500 clients, including Aflac, Southern Company, TSYS, Coca-Cola, several NFL teams and many different non-profit organizations, but Columbus State University is the first university we have certified to teach our tools and curricula. We were especially pleased with the quality of the facilitators the Leadership Institute at CSU offers.”

For more information about using RightPath Solutions, contact the Leadership Institute at CSU by phone at 706-568-5101 or via email at