Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed

The Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed is a comprehensive program, designed for accomplished mid to senior-level staff and faculty with strategic and operational leadership responsibilities. The Academy develops and enhances participant core competencies essential for effective, agile, and innovative leadership. The goals of this intensive nine-month program include:

  • Strengthening our diverse culture by building networks to increase cross-institutional collaboration and retention
  • Expanding participants’ leadership knowledge and skills for today’s changing higher education and research environments
  • Increasing knowledge and impact in leading agile administrative, operational, and project teams
  • Building strong organizational sustainability
  • Increasing leader commitment to strategic and innovative culture

The ELA-HE elements include: immersions, project coachings, individual coachings, service projects, leadership mentoring and assessments (360, DISC and CliftonStrengths).

Open House

Want to learn more about the Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed Program? Please join us for one of the open house sessions in 112 (Training Room) USB:

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Process

  • To nominate a mid- to senior-level UI staff or faculty member with strategic and operational leadership responsibilities, email oe-leader@uiowa.edu and include: nominee's name, department and email address. Self nominations are accepted.
  • Once nominations are received, nominees will be contacted to complete the 2019-2020 ELA-HE on-line application.
  • The ELA-HE Selection Committee will review applications, make selections based on application criteria, and applicants will be notified.
  • Upon notification of acceptance into the academy, ELA-HE participants will receive next steps on programming, scholarships and the Academy fee ($2000) payment process.

ELA-HE Application

  • The 2019-2020 ELA-HE Cohort has been selected.
  • To apply for the 2020-2021 cohort, please complete the application below. Please note: The 2020-2021 cohort will not be selected until after the application deadline.

2019-20 Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed Schedule

Immersions Project Coaching (1:30pm - 4pm, 4:00-5:00 opt. team mtg) Individual Coaching (1 hour sessions to be scheduled)
September 5 & 6, 2019 September 17, 2019 Week of September 9, 2019
October 3 & 4, 2019 October 15, 2019 Week of October, 7, 2019
November 7 & 8, 2019 November 19, 2019 Week of November 11, 2019
February 6 & 7, 2020 January 14, 2020 (one hour team session TBD) December 2019-January 2020 (e-coaching on demand)
March 5 & 6, 2020 February 18, 2020 Week of February 10, 2020
April 2 & 3, 2020 March 24, 2020 Week of March 9, 2020
May 1, 2020 (Celebration & Showcase) April 14, 2020 Week of April 6, 2020

Questions?

Please reach out to oe-leader@uiowa.edu for any questions regarding the Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Education.

For employees with a health care focus, visit: The Executive Leadership Academy-UI Health Care

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Contact Information

Leadership Development

Phone
Fax
319-335-2056
Campus Address
121-50 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building., Suite. 50
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States