Advocating for Yourself and Managing Up

In your early career, you may not have a lot of power to enact changes or drive the direction of your projects. However, knowing how to advocate for what you need in your professional life and managing your relationship with your supervisor can help you better achieve your goals. In this session, we’ll walk through […]

Initiative and Professional Curiosity

Your early career is a time for a great deal of learning, and you often encounter so many new things that it can be overwhelming. Professionals who learn quickly where they can take initiative and build a sense of curiosity in their work really stand out in their organizations. In this session, we’ll explore how […]

Carnegie Mellon University: Leadership Development Workshop for Chairs and Unit Heads

This customized Chairs Program for Carnegie Mellon University is designed around the following objectives: Workshop dates are July 22, 2024, plus a 1-day session in January 2025 and a 2-day session in Fall 2025. Make sure that you are signed into your Academic Impressions account. Click the Express Register button on the right to view […]

Supervision Certificate Program – September 3 Cohort

Often in higher education, individuals move into a supervisory role without the necessary tools and skills to be successful. Particularly in today’s challenging environments, effective supervision is key to building an effective culture where each individual can contribute to team success. Join us online for a four-week cohort based program leveraging both asynchronous and synchronous […]

Seeing the Big Picture: A Conversation about One President’s Visionary Approach to Leadership

Visionary leadership in higher education is essential for driving innovation, creating inclusive culture, and advancing the institutional mission. Unfortunately, there are many reasons why we often focus on the urgent and immediate rather than the big picture—like entrenched traditions, complex governance structures, budget constraints, short-term pressures, resistance to change, external influences, and the need to […]

Five Paths to Leadership℠ Results Debrief Session (August 23, 2024)

Now included in membership! Academic Impressions’ Five Paths to Leadership℠ Assessment has been leveraged in our leadership programs for years. Thousands of leaders in higher ed have benefited from this dynamic model that explores and reveals how one’s leadership styles manifest under normal circumstances—and how they change under stress. Having a deeper understanding of your […]

Reinvigorate Your Meetings and Workshops: A Training for Deans

Deans across higher education are tackling some of the biggest challenges yet.  Take, for instance, declining student enrollments (and the reduced budgets that follow) and the low levels of faculty morale and engagement (which, in turn, lead to high turnover). Let’s face it—these are big problems that take a village to solve. And yet, you […]

The Art of Influencing Up as Academic Dean 

Influencing your Provost and other senior leaders is a key function of your role as academic dean.  It’s your responsibility to provide input and perspective on decisions that will shape your unit—as well as the entire institution. As leadership transitions become more commonplace in higher education, it becomes more difficult to know how to effectively […]

Supervision Certificate Program – August 5 Cohort

Often in higher education, individuals move into a supervisory role without the necessary tools and skills to be successful. Particularly in today’s challenging environments, effective supervision is key to building an effective culture where each individual can contribute to team success. Join us online for a four-week cohort based program leveraging both asynchronous and synchronous […]

Inclusive Leadership Certificate Program: Build Your Skills and Self-Awareness – October Cohort

l aspects of their identities and contribute without fear of repercussion, we’re building stronger teams and stronger organizations. But this doesn’t happen automatically—it takes time, intention, and continuous learning and growth.  Our Inclusive Leadership Certificate Program: Build Your Skills and Self-Awareness is designed as a first step on that journey. Academic Impressions’ leadership model takes a holistic […]