Gain the skills you need to address and mitigate common challenges that deans face.
Prepare yourself for the personal and professional changes that come with deanship. You will learn leadership best practices for addressing common challenges faced by deans, including:
You will leave with the knowledge and skills to appropriately handle each of these scenarios and be more effective in your role.
Included with your registration are a number of resources that will help you improve your leadership skills as you enter a deanship. You will receive an extensive whitepaper on The Exceptional Dean, a sample faculty retreat agenda, and faculty and student focus group questions.
Current or aspiring academic leaders in higher education who seek to hone the relationship skills required to be successful in their roles will benefit from the discussion of common challenges and solutions.
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After participating in this online training, you will be able to refine the leadership skills required for success as a dean.
Dr. Jim Weese is a Professor of Sport Management and a Former Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (2004-2015) at the University of Western Ontario. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Human Kinetics (1999-2004) at the University of Windsor prior to assuming his current leadership role. He has assumed a variety of senior leadership positions throughout his distinguished career. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University (Ph.D, 1991) and the Harvard University Best Leadership Practices Program (2010). He is recognized as a transformational academic leader and a leading authority in the academic areas of leadership and sport management. Dr. Weese is the co-editor of the book Management of Recreational Sport in Higher Education and he has authored research articles that appear in the top journals in his field, including the Journal of Sport Management, The European Journal for Sport Management, The Journal of Cooperative Education, the International Journal of Physical Education, and Sport Marketing Quarterly.
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