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As you face budget challenges and an ever-changing playing field in higher education IT, exceptional management and leadership skills are in demand now more than ever. EDUCAUSE offers several programs to enhance your success as a current or future IT manager and leader.
Which program is right for you?
Across the EDUCAUSE Institute programs, you'll find dynamic, immersive experiences designed to enhance your higher education IT management and leadership skills. The program faculty are experienced higher education leaders committed to facilitating the exchange of information through collaborative learning.
EDUCAUSE Institute Program
Audience and Professional Goals
- An IT professional new to or aspiring to management
- Outlines the basic skills critical for management and supervision of projects, units and people
February 11–13, 2014 | Portland, Oregon
March 17–19, 2014 | Chicago, Illinois
April 30–May 2, 2014 | Baltimore, Maryland
A week-long program offered each summer
- New CIO or an experienced senior-level leader aspiring to CIO/executive-level leadership
- Critical success skills for executive leaders & keys to understanding institution-wide IT strategy
July 14–18, 2014 | Seattle, Washington
A week-long residential program offered once a year
- Experienced individual in a learning technology position who aspires to a leadership role
- To understand higher education leadership, attributes of effective leaders, and strategic skills for influencing decision-making
June 23–27, 2014; Seattle, Washington
A three-part program that contains a face-to-face event, follow-up collaboration, and a team presentation
- Experienced leader who has completed management or leadership development (e.g., campus leadership training, professional development offered by EDUCAUSE or the League for Innovation in the Community College, or leadership certifications)
- For professionals with diverse institutional roles and a high level of commitment and interest in academic transformation processes and innovation
July 13–18, 2014 | Cambridge, Massachusetts
A three-part program that incorporates a face-to-face event, follow-up planning with expert coaching, and submission of a business plan
- For institutional leaders who recognize the need for and together wish to develop actionable plans for innovative new programs that use technology to improve outcomes and affordability for their students
- Institutional team of five to eight senior-level individuals committed to developing a pathway, utilizing technology, that will produce fundamental change in student success at the institution in terms of completion rate, time, and cost for completion of one or more degrees.
Successor to the Frye Leadership Institute
An intensive week-long residential seminar, coupled with online project meetings
- A CIO, librarian, information technology professional, or administrator with at least seven year's experience
- To learn how to create a collaborative community that takes leadership on critical issues to develop a platform for collective action
June 1–6, 2014 | Washington D.C.