Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed

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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 24, 2019 | 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Friday, March 15, 2019 |12:00 noon -1:00 pm
  • Friday, March 29, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 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 2019-2020 ELA 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 participants will receive next steps on programming, scholarships and the Academy fee ($2000) payment process.

2019-2020 ELA Application
Deadline: April 29, 2019

2019-2020 TENTATIVE 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 17, 2020 Week of March 9, 2020
May 1, 2020 (Celebration & Showcase) April 14, 2020 Week of April 6, 2020

2018-2019 Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed Schedule

Immersions Project Coaching (1:30 pm - 5 pm) Individual Coaching (1 hour sessions to be scheduled)
September 5 & 6, 2018 September 19, 2018 Week of September 10, 2018
October 4 & 5, 2018 October 17, 2018 Week of October, 8, 2018
November 1 & 2, 2018 November 14, 2018 Week of November 5, 2018
February 7 & 8, 2019 February 20, 2019 Week of February 11, 2019
March 7 & 8, 2019 March 27, 2019 Week of March 11, 2019
April 4 & 5, 2019 April 17, 2019 Week of April 8, 2019

The 2018-2019 ELA will conclude with a Showcase on May 3, 2019.

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