Develop. Inspire. Transform
About the Academy
The UNICON Leadership Academy is an eight-month development program 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 at the annual Team Development Conference. The flexible format blends online virtual content with face to face immersions and conference experience.
Build new relationships with other executive education professionals and industry giants.
Gain new insight, skills, and approaches to burning topics.
Mentorship for career advancement.
|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.|
“Our challenge to the Academy’s participants is, what would you do if you were the Associate Dean? We are striving to enhance the next generation of leadership in our field. We want to equip them not only with deep industry knowledge, but also with the skill set necessary to lead change and execute on a vision.”
– Kelly Bean, Leadership Academy Founder and Senior Associate Dean at Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis