Academic Leadership Academy

Leadership development for faculty members

The Academic Leadership Academy offers development opportunities for new and experienced academic leaders to advance their leadership expertise, an essential ingredient in unleashing the potential in people and their performance. 

A variety of programs and opportunities are available, all of which provide opportunities for academic leaders of all levels to network, learn and develop about leading in the Academy.

Leadership development is foundational to the University of Calgary’s Eyes High vision. The Academic Leadership Academy forms a key element of the University of Calgary’s commitment to developing, attracting and retaining highly competent and effective academic leaders.


Emerging Leaders

Emerging leaders are faculty members who are in leadership roles or preparing for leadership in the future.

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Personal Effectiveness

Getting the results you need for your career development in a way that is sustainable.

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Leadership Foundations

Inspire, engage and help leaders develop skills to meet unique challenges.

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Essentials of Practice

Practical learning to master critical elements of your work as a leader.

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Mentorship Program

Pairing experienced senior academic leaders with academic leaders who are relatively new to their role to provide support.

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Dean’s Program

A monthly leadership development workshop that resonates with real-life leadership situations and optimize peer-to-peer learning.

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Heads, Associate Deans and Equivalents Program

Monthly leadership development workshop.

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Reference materials, handouts and presentations from current and past workshops for ALA participants, as well as articles and reading lists. 

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