Department Chair Leadership Academy

Department Chairs play a crucial role in managing people, instruction, and curricula. CCRI is investing in Department Chairs by bringing them together for a 7-month leadership development program that will allow them to develop core leadership skills and learn frameworks for the unique challenges related to leading academic departments.

For this inaugural year of the program, individuals who fully participate in all workshops will receive a stipend of $500, as well as a certificate of completion.

Program Details

The Department Chair Leadership Academy includes 7 monthly workshops, which will take place the fourth Tuesday of each month from 12:30-2:30 PM on the Knight Campus. Workshop topics will include: Understanding and Navigating Workplace Law and Policy, Project Management, Planning and Facilitating Effective Meetings, and more. The first cohort of this program will begin in September 2018. Applications will be available in the spring of 2018.

Benefits of Participation

Participants in Department Chair Leadership Academy will:

  • Receive a $500 stipend upon completion of the program
  • Learn best practices from leadership and management experts
  • Gain tools and skills to support and coach direct reports, build teams, and handle workplace challenges
  • Connect and build relationships with other supervisors and managers across CCRI
  • Receive an official certification of completion

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Last Updated: 4/5/18