Take a 360° assessment of your leadership, and prepare yourself to better lead at your institution.
Join us for a three-day, intensive leadership development program designed specifically for higher education. This comprehensive, robust, and practical training is facilitated by leadership development experts with more than fifty years of combined experience. As a part of this unique leadership training, you will:
Given the intensive nature of the program, middle and senior managers who have experience leading teams or units will benefit from attending. We have intentionally designed this program for administrators across the institution including those on the academic side, such as deans and provosts.
Only the first thirty registrants will be allowed to participate. If you have questions about whether this program is right for you, please contact Amit Mrig, at (720) 988-1210 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of the highlights of this program is the opportunity to complete a 360° evaluation. Once you register, we will email you with detailed instructions on how to complete the assessment. Your results will be delivered to you at the workshop, and you’ll have an opportunity for a personalized coaching session with one of the program facilitators.
Over 350 professionals in higher education have gone through this leadership training. It is consistently one of our highest-rated programs and participants tell us that it is intense, illuminating, humbling, and changes the way they think about themselves as leaders. See how this program has helped others become better leaders for their institution.
We want you to be satisfied with your Academic Impressions learning experience. If the program you purchased fails to meet your expectations, please contact us within 30 days and let us know. We’ll credit the full amount you paid toward another AI program that may better fit your needs.
Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to use your learning action plan, created during the program, to improve your personal and organizational productivity.
Dr. Sanaghan serves as the head of The Sanaghan Group, an organizational firm specializing in leadership development, executive coaching, strategic planning, and leadership transitions. Pat has worked with over 200 campuses and hundreds of organizations in the last twenty-five years. He has taught leadership to thousands of leaders in higher education, and helped over one hundred campuses conduct collaborative, transparent strategic planning processes. He is the co-author/author of six books, numerous articles, and several monographs in the fields of strategic planning, leadership, and change management. His most recent books include: Collaborative Leadership in Action and How to Actually Build an Exceptional Team. Dr. Sanaghan also serves as a board member of the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN.
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In addition to his current position at Cornell, Clint Sidle is the Immediate Past Director, Roy H. Park Leadership Fellows Program, Johnson Graduate School of Management. He is widely sought as a keynote speaker and consultant in leadership development, executive coaching, and managing strategic change. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, state and local educational systems, and some of the nation's leading universities and nonprofit organizations.
His leadership program in the Johnson School at Cornell has earned national recognition as a unique and powerful contribution to management education. His developmental approach is based on a unique experiential learning model that is the topic of his book The Leadership Wheel: Five Steps to Achieving Individual and Organizational Greatness released in September 2005. He elaborates on the inner aspect of leadership development in his most recent book, This Hungry Spirit: Your Need for Basic Goodness, published in December 2009.
Philidelphia Marriott Downtown1201 Market StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19107
To reserve your room, please call 215-625-2900. Please indicate that you are with the Academic Impressions group to receive the group rate.
The rate is $258 for single or double occupancy, plus applicable tax.
A room block has been reserved for the nights of October 17, 18, and 19, 2017.
Make your reservations prior to September 26, 2017. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. Please make your reservations early.
Enjoy the perfect combination of style and substance here at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Our hotel offers intuitively designed accommodations, luxury amenities and an unparalleled location in the city's vibrant downtown district. Each hotel room showcases deluxe bedding, a flat-screen TV, premium bathroom products and room service; book a suite in our Headhouse Tower for upgraded amenities and striking skyline views. Additional perks include a fitness center, a heated indoor pool and exceptional on-site dining options. Host a sensational wedding or business meeting with us here in Philadelphia; our hotel offers 72 versatile, beautifully designed event venues. And you'll be delighted with our prime hotel location; we're near Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and we're connected to the Pennsylvania Convention Center by skywalk. Elevate your hotel experience with us here at the contemporary Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.
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Read an unsolicited letter from past participant, Ellen Goldey, giving her take on the Advanced Leadership Development Conference experience.
“I've been to my fair share of conferences/workshops, but I can honestly say this ranks among the best. What made this conference stand out is not just learning what, but the ‘how’.”- Sandra McLean, Chief HR Officer, Parker University
“One of the most valuable and directly applicable conference I have attended ... ever.”-James Moore, Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz
“An intense and illuminating experience enhanced by diverse high caliber conference participants.”-Janet Egiziano Associate Director, MBA Program CSU Channel Islands
“I came away from this workshop humbled, inspired to become a more effective dynamic leader. I would highly recommend this workshop to all levels of leadership positions.”-Kevin Campbell, Director, Financial Services, Central Washington University
“The Advanced Leadership Conference was engaging, empowering, and will change the way you think about leadership and lead others.”-Harriet Watkins Manager, Academic Partnerships University of Texas Arlington
“This was an excellent opportunity. The speakers were experts in their fields with many personal examples. The small group interaction was very valuable to my personal growth in leadership.”-Sharon Chappy, Director of Post-Licensure Programs, University of Wisconsin - OshKosh
“As an emerging leader, I found this (my first conference) experience to be excellent. I learned more about myself as a leader through the raw 360-degree analysis and the leadership wheel. The suggestions, tools and skills I learned at the conference will be shared with my other colleagues who are emerging leaders at my institution. This conference is a must for all new and mid-career leaders in higher ed.”-Melissa Lucas, Administrative Director, Department of Media, Culture and Communication, New York University
“Best leadership conference I have attended. Intense, hard work, but with strong payoff. I left with a plan to help me move forward personally and professionally.”-Art Sanders, Associate Provost for Curriculum and Assessment, Drake University
“You will learn something you can apply immediately!”-Jin Wang, Dean, Business, Westminster College
“Techniques, plug-and-play strategies, experience and networking opportunities...this conference has it all. A must attend.”-Dr. Hitesh Rai Kathuria, Chair of Department of Science, Indiana University East Richmond, IN
“The collective experience, insights, and examples that both Pat and Clint were able to share with the group was outstanding.”-Thomas LeMarbe, Director of Budget & Financial Planning, Oakland University
“The Leadership Conference was insightful and thought provoking... an investment that will pay many dividends... I have learned a lot.”-Patty McGoldrick, Executive Director of Leadership Giving, Villanova University
“This was a great way to really think about and work on how I can be a better leader and serve my institution.”-Antonia Oluwanifise, Director SEM Systems, The New School
“Appreciate AI's commitment to serious leadership development. Highly recommend the advanced leadership development program for presidents.”-Dr. Steven Titus, President, Iowa Wesleyan University
“The information was thought-provoking and really made me reflect on my leadership skills and style. This conference provided several extremely useful interactive activities and practical tools that I can bring back to use with my team. I feel energized and excited to continue developing my leadership skills. Both facilitators were excellent.”-Aneesha Bharwani, Director of Field Education, Metropolitan State University, Denver
“The content expertise of the conference and the facilitators was critical, but the combinations of Clint and Pat and the passion and engagement they delivered were the real magic. The personalized 360 brought it all together and provided relevant next steps.”-Gregg Strand, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Albion College
“Excellent, excellent, excellent!”-Dionne Jackson; Assistant Vice President, Leadership Gifts; Lehigh University
“A refreshing and valuable break from the standard run-of-the-mill conference.”-Derek Markley, Executive Director, University of Mississippi
“Clint and Pat masterfully blended theory with application to provide a thorough overview of leadership within higher education.”-Jen Hall, Senior Major Gifts Officer, The Wharton School
“This was an extremely good conference. I enjoyed every segment of it, and the material was all relevant and useful.”-Melanie Hahn-Greene, Assistant Director of Content Marketing Operations, Purdue University
“This course is informative and practical with immediate applicability. All employees of an organization should take this within the first few months of employment to be effective leaders and team members!”-Dusty Brailsford, Director of Aviation, Aims Community College
“Even if you have been in a leadership role for years, this conference can positively reawaken your leadership skills and talents.”-Laura Ann Forest, University Registrar, Auburn University
“It was wonderful. I really enjoyed every bit of it.”-Daniel Bukari, Director of Academic Affairs, University of Professional Studies, ACCRA
“The conference provided me with real action items to take back to the office and make my world a little better. It was more than just fluff.”-Andrea Farmer, Director of Development, Washington State University
“This is great for the new leader, or someone who's been in it a while.”-Jonathan Kowalski, Vice President of Development (Interim), Milwaukee School of Engineering
“I thought this was a very well-run program. Its focus on reflection and learning experiences really enhanced the learning.”-Jonathan Silk, Executive Director of Leadership Development, University of North Texas HSC
“Outstanding mix of theoretical and practical information.”-Steve Mifflin, Executive Director, Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease, University of North Texas HSC
“The AI advanced leadership training changed my perspectives of administration in higher education. It will also change how I work in positive ways in the future.”-Jake Zhu, Interim Associate Dean; California State University, San Bernardino
“I enjoyed the 5 paths of leadership assessment. It helped me realize what type of leader I was and how to adapt to the other leadership styles. I also accepted the feedback from my coworkers so I know what I need to do to improve.”-Nahla Baaqi, Associate Provost, Campus Operations; Wayne County Community College District
“This conference has provided me with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills that I will be able to use immediately and in the future.”-Maureen MacDonald, Director, School of Interdisciplinary Science, McMaster University
“Everyone on every campus has something to gain from attending this conference. The more people who attend the better - the community and productivity will be improved significantly!”-Jeanne Soto, Assistant Director of Admissions, Farmingdale State College
“I wish I could go back in time 10 years to have completed this conference then. I could have been a happier and more effective leader if I had attended this leadership conference before. Thank you!”-Adolfo Benavides, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Texas A&M University - Commerce
“I think AI provides a very valuable and much needed service to Higher Education!”-Rene Van Acker, Associate Dean (External), University of Guelph
“A welcome opportunity to tackle common challenges in a safe, supportive environment, complete with expert guidance.”-Joanne Leebosh, Director of Development, FAC of Medicine, McGill University
“Helped me to learn a lot about myself and direction for the future.”-Judith West-Mays, PhD, Assistant Dean Medical Sciences Graduate Program, McMaster University
“Helped me focus on both personal and professional growth in a supportive environment of colleagues.”-Ron Nowaczyk, Provost, Clarion University
“This is the second AI conference I have attended and I find them incredibly impactful to my work.”-DeeDee Peaslee, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, Anoka Ramsey Community College
“This is a professional development meeting where I actually had several action plans and tools to use to improve my leadership skills to impact positively on my organization.”
“The intimate size and in-depth teaching create a fantastic environment of learning and discovery.”-Erin Stine. Director, Undergraduate Admissions. Parsons School of Design
“Best use of my time and my university's support.”-Karen Whitney, President, Clarion University
“Amit is a leader in this industry. He clearly understands the trends, gaps and key opportunities within the ever-changing landscape of higher education and AI is proactively addressing them.”-Hannah Farrington, Assistant Dean, Chief Advancement Officer, University of New Mexico
“Highly recommend it for all leaders who are interested in developing their skills.”-Sherry Booth, Campaign Director, Trent University
“A wonderful, interactive experience. Left room for much introspection and reflection on my current job situation.”-Jennifer Greer, Associate Provost, University of Alabama
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