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 2017-18 ELA-Higher Ed cohort has been filled.
The application for the 2018-19 cohort will be available in early 2018.

2017-2018 Executive Leadership Academy-Higher Ed Schedule
Immersions Project Coaching (1 pm - 5 pm) Individual Coaching (1 hour session scheduled on the following dates)
September 14 & 15, 2017 September 26, 2017 September 19 or 20, 2017
October 12 & 13, 2017 October 24, 2017 November 8 or 9, 2017
November 30 & December 1, 2017 November 14, 2017 February 13 or 14, 2018
February 1 & 2, 2018 December 12, 2017 April 10 or 11, 2018
March 1 & 2, 2018 January 16, 2018 May 8 or 9, 2018
April 5 & 6, 2018 February 20, 2018   
May 4, 2018 March 20, 2018  

Application Process

The application period is currently closed. Please reach out to oe-leader@uiowa.edu for any questions.

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