Game of Thrones Conquers the Classroom

Dragons are flying, swordsmen are dueling, and kingdoms are crumbling inside Uris Hall, where the class "Leadership Through Fiction" is discussing management takeaways from the mega-hit series Game of Thrones.

“A lot of fiction has this capacity of being mined for the lessons we can extract from it,” says Bruce Craven, adjunct associate professor and creator of the course. “What Game of Thrones brings, I think, is very high stakes for the characters.”