Building the Learning Community 2015-2016 Schedule


Orientation January 15, 2015
Session 1-
Mission and Vision
March 30-31, 2015
Session 2-
People and Relationships
September 21-22, 2015
Session 3-
Resources and Infrastructure
April 4-5, 2016

Session 4-
Thriving in the Learning Community

September 12-13, 2016
Graduation December 2016

Note: To gain the most from Leadership University, participants are expected to attend all sessions. Each of the 4 UA-specific sessions is designed as a unique blend of session themes, guest speakers and participant interactions, not easily made up. A submitted application is interpreted as a commitment to full participation in all courses. Session dates are provided so applicants can check for conflicts prior to applying.

College of Continuing Studies Courses 

Four CCS courses, in addition to the sessions above, are required for completion of Leadership University. Please select one course per semester from the list of management courses below. Typically each 3-day course is offered once a year at the Bryant Conference Center. Session times are from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Topic: Date:
Increasing Your Managerial Productivity March 3-5, 2015
Understanding, Motivating and Communicating With People April 7- 9, 2015
Developing Critical Management Skills May 19-21, 2015
Dealing Successfully With Tough People Issues September 15 - 17, 2015
Enhancing Your Communication and Leadership Effectiveness September 22-24, 2015
Dealing with Critical Legal, Ethical, and Strategic Issues October 21-23, 2015
Negotiating, Mediating and Building Consensus November 11-13, 2015
Improving Your Competitive Edge December 8-10, 2015