2018-2019 UNICON Leadership Academy

2018-2019 UNICON Leadership Academy

2018-2019 UNICON Leadership Academy

Apply Now! Following successful academies in 2016 and 2017, UNICON kicks off the third class of the UNICON Leadership Academy.

  The program is spearheaded by Kelly Bean, University of Virginia and Cathy Shea, Babson College

  This six-month development program is designed specifically for university-based executive education professionals seeking to transition into leadership roles within member schools. The Academy is designed for individuals seeking T-shaped leadership development within the Executive Education industry and Director-level leaders, with two years of University experience.

  At the core of the Academy is a four-day immersion structured around the annual team conference that this year will take place at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA November 28-30. The flexible format blends online virtual content with face to face immersions and conference experience.

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  • Leverage an expanded network of colleagues facing similar challenges and opportunities within the Executive Education industry, creating a platform for peer learning and knowledge sharing to further support individual, team, and industry growth
  • Analyze and navigate competing stakeholder expectations to successfully position Executive Education as a key player within the business school as well as with clients
  • Innovate more effectively, applying newly acquired frameworks and best practices to ever-increasingly complex industry challenges
  • Utilize more advanced problem solving, decision making, and critical thinking skills for personal and professional development within the context of the Executive Education industry

 $850 (USD) Team Development Conference and Lodging is not included.

Apply Now!

Leadership Academy Application deadline: October 15

Program begins: Thursday, November 1st

Interested parties can contact Kelly Bean directly at BeanK@darden.virginia.edu

Two webinars on the Leadership Academy post on the UNICON YouTube channel::



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