Welcome to the Academic Leadership Development Program. As we advance Ahead of Tomorrow, we recognize the importance of academic leadership in shaping the future of the University of Calgary.
In today's rapidly evolving educational landscape, effective leadership is more crucial than ever. Our program is designed to empower you with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to excel in your roles as academic leaders. Whether you are an aspiring department head, a seasoned dean, or anywhere in between, this program is tailored to your needs and aspirations.
Over the course of this program, you will have the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions, collaborate with peers from diverse backgrounds, and learn from accomplished leaders who have navigated the complexities of higher education successfully. Our curriculum is carefully crafted to address the unique challenges and opportunities facing academic leaders today.
As we dive into this enriching experience, remember that leadership is not solely about authority; it's about inspiration, innovation, and inclusivity. The leadership skills you cultivate here will not only enhance your individual career but will also contribute to the broader advancement of education and scholarship.
We encourage you to approach this program with an open mind, a commitment to growth, and a passion for excellence.
Develop engaged, effective and inspired university academic leaders, ahead of tomorrow.
Guide and encourage academic leaders to become more effective and understanding leaders by providing the necessary development opportunities and tools for success.
Foster an inclusive environment of collegiality that recognizes and prioritizes collaboration and trust as the keys to success.
• We leverage cohort specific, social, active and experiential learning methods.
• We provide relevant and meaningful course topics, materials and sessions.
• We offer exploration of transdisciplinary collaboration, learning and development.
Building Leadership at UCalgary Ahead of Tomorrow
At UCalgary, we believe the importance of leadership is fostering change through trust, support and engagement, that pushes us to be bold, ambitious and to power positive change.
Forming and being an active part of a cohesive team.
Utilizing team work as a way to develop leadership and delegation skills.
Leading by example to engage peers in collaborative efforts.
Guiding and engaging in trust-building activities between peers.
Objectives, format, frequency and program information: Embrace strategic leadership through real-time, cohort-based learning sessions.