Saratoga Leadership Experience

Saratoga County, New York

The turning point of the American Revolution occurred in scenic Upstate New York in October 1777 when against all odds the Continental Army upset British plans to end the war once and for all. Despite internal leadership friction and severe logistical and manpower challenges, Patriot leaders defeated their more experienced and better equipped counterparts. This course takes participants to the very location where the course of the American Revolution—and by extension, the course of world history—was changed irrevocably. In a small group setting, attendees will investigate how to seize the initiative, align a complex organization, overcome adversity, and defeat complacency.

Key Leadership Lessons:

Dangers of ComplacencyImportance of InitiativeLateral & Vertical Alignment
Saratoga Leadership Experience ProgramTell Me More

Selected Case Studies

  • Maj. Gen. Horatio Gates
  • Maj. Gen Philip Schuyler
  • Sir William Howe

Key Leadership Lessons

  • Seizing initiative
  • Alignment
  • Overcoming complacency


The Saratoga Leadership Experience is a two-day program delivered over three days. Battlefield Leadership provides transportation to and from the sites as well as meals and lodging. Customization is possible.


Tell Me More