Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed

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The Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Education (ELA-Higher Education) 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-Higher Education elements include: immersions, project management coaching, individual coaching, service project, leadership mentoring and assessments (360, DISC, Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) and CliftonStrengths).

Open House

Want to learn more about the Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Education Program? Please email oe-leader@uiowa.edu with your name and date preference, if you are interested in attending any of the open house dates listed below.

  • January 27, 2021 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm
  • February 23, 2021 | 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • March 25, 2021 | 4:00 - 5:00 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 2021-22 ELA-Higher Education on-line application.
  • After the application deadline, the ELA-Higher Education Selection Committee will review applications, make selections based on application criteria, and applicants will be notified.
  • Upon notification of acceptance into the academy, ELA-Higher Education participants will receive next steps on programming, scholarships and the Academy fee ($2000) payment process.

ELA-Higher Education Application

To apply for the 2021-2022 cohort, please complete the application:

Please note: The 2021-2022 cohort will not be selected until after the application deadline.

2021-22 ELA-Higher Education Schedule

Immersions will be held via Zoom from 1-4:30 pm | Individual Coaching, one-hour via Zoom or in-person, to be determined | Project Management Coaching, coach guided via Zoom, 2:00-4:30 pm with project sponsor or project team meetings between 3:30-4:30 pm.

2021-22 ELA-Higher Education Schedule

Immersion Individual Coaching  Project Management Coaching
October 7-8, 2021 October 11-15, 2021 October 19, 2021 (Sponsor meeting)
November 4-5, 2021 November 8-12, 2021 November 16, 2021 (Project Team meeting)
December 2021 | Winter Break December 2021 | On-Demand December 14 (Sponsor meeting)
January 6-7, 2022 January 10-14, 2022 January 18, 2022 (Project Team meeting)
February 10-11, 2022 February 14-18, 2022 February 22, 2022 (Sponsor meeting)
March 10-11, 2022 March 21-25, 2022 March 29, 2022 (Project Team meeting)
April 7-8, 2022 April 11-22, 2022 April 19, 2022 (Individual Project Team Practice)

ELA-Higher Education Showcase Celebration

The ELA-Higher Education Showcase celebration will occur on April 22, 2022 at the Hilton Garden, Iowa City, IA.

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