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Leadership and Talent Development partners with University of Minnesota leaders to build their capabilities to lead and engage faculty and staff in the strategic mission of the University.
Content is customized for University leaders to support them as they face the high-level strategic challenges at the University: Results, Vision, Engagement, Collaboration, and Accountability.
The Developing University Leaders Certificate is designed for new supervisors or individuals who have not taken an earlier University supervision course. The certificate is earned after participating in both Leadership Essentials and Supervision Essentials. There is a $1,000 fee for the Leadership Essentials program, payable when you register.
Focus: Developing Leaders. Content covers self-awareness, leading people, how to build and manage a high-performing team, and methods for achieving results. Learner outcomes include:
Navigate a supervisor’s role to produce results.
Strengthen core leadership skills of listening, questioning and clarifying outcomes.
Identify and leverage personal strengths and purpose.
Use a variety of management styles to create engagement and results.
The four-day session will be held October 15, 16, 29 and 30. Additional sessions have been announced for March 15, 16, and April 5, 6 (2016).
Focus: Successful supervision at the University of Minnesota. Content is developed and delivered by the Office of Human Resources, Office of Equity and Diversity, University Services, and the Office of the General Counsel. Learner outcomes include:
Format: In-person and online
Sessions are being scheduled. For more information, contact LTD@umn.edu.
Research shows that leaders learn through doing, so the Office of Human Resources (OHR) blends classroom and online learning, assessments, on-the-job experience, and coaching. Benefits include:
Content is customized for University leaders. OHR is partnering with other colleges and units to provide experiences that reflect both the high-level strategic challenges faced by University leaders as well as the tools, resources, and understanding to support University policies.
Supporting leaders through informal and formal learning. Classroom-based training is reinforced through developmental relationships including a leadership community of practice.
Leadership training customized by level and experience. OHR is developing a comprehensive approach to leadership development that is easy for leaders and individual contributors to navigate. Offerings will be tailored to meet the different needs of leaders up and down the organization, yet still be based on University challenges.