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Leadership Academy for Department Chairs

 

October 22, 2014

Summary

​This  two-day workshop in January focuses on the chair not only as a unit leader but also as an academic leader in service to the institution and its mission.  

Travel and Accommodations

The January workshop for the Academy takes place at the San Diego Marriott La Jolla (CA). Flight and hotel codes can be found on our Hotel and Travel (PDF)

Registration Fees*

Early Bird (Deadline: November 14, 2014)
ACE Member Institution: $1,000
Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,250

General Registration
ACE Member Institution: $1,050
Non-ACE Member Institution: $1,300

*Payment is due two weeks prior to the event.

The registration fee includes breakfast and lunch for both days and materials.

Team discounts are available for multiple registrations from the same institution.

To receive the $50 discount on multiple registrations from a single institution: When completing the registration form, please select purchase order or check as your payment option, and contact Crystal Andrews at candrews@acenet.edu to arrange for payment at the discounted rate. At that time, payment options need not be restricted to purchase order or check. 

 

Description and Components

In addition to exploring best practices in leading departments in times of change, the Academy seeks to provide ongoing support and to foster collegial exchange over the course of the year following the face-to-face meeting. Academy participants will engage in case studies, table-top discussions, problem-solving exercises, role play exercises, and simulations on key leadership issues, department success, and contribution to the larger mission of the institution.

 

Preliminary Schedule

Pre-Conference
6:30 p.m. Pre-conference networking

Day 1
7:30 a.m.  Registration and sign-in open
5:00 p.m.  First day's programming ends

Day 2
7:30 a.m.  Regathering
4:30 p.m.  Workshop ends

(Tentative topics)
  • Welcome and Setting the Stage
  • What Does a Department Chair Do?
  • Small Group Discussions: Department Chairs as Unit Leaders
  • Critical Role of Chairs in Advancing the Academic Quality and Mission of the Institution
  • Business Strategies That Can Help Chairs Lead and Departments Gain Perspective
  • Small Group Discussions: Department Chairs as Institutional Citizens Advancing Institutional Goals
  • Innovation for the Future
  • Wrap Up: Leadership Development and Next Leadership Steps for Chairs
Who Should Attend
  • Department chairs
  • Division heads
  • Program directors
  • Unit leaders

 

Registration

 

Wednesday, January 14-15, 2015
La Jolla, CA
  
Early Bird (Deadline: November 14, 2014)
ACE Member Institution Price: $1,000
Non-ACE Member Institution Price: $1,250
General Registration
ACE Member Institution Price: $1,050
Non-Member Institution Price: $1,300

 

Team discounts are available for multiple registrations from the same institution. After the first participant registers at full price, each additional registrant from the same institution qualifies for a $50 discount.

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