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EDUCAUSE Institute Leadership Program

This Leadership Program is designed to broaden perspectives and develop extensive leadership abilities, enabling participants to assume greater leadership roles within their institutions. Designed as a leadership immersion experience, the intensive program engages participants in active sessions throughout the day and into the evening.

Who Should Apply

The Leadership Program is designed for new CIOs and senior IT leaders aspiring to CIO or other executive positions in campus IT organizations. The curriculum and activities expect participants to contribute based on their previous experience as senior or executive leaders in higher education.

Please confirm that your answer is yes to these questions before applying:

  1. Have you managed people for five or more years?
  2. Are you a new CIO or do you aspire to a CIO position or similar executive position in a campus IT organization?

If you cannot answer yes to these two questions, we strongly recommend that you consider registering for another professional development opportunity at EDUCAUSE.

In order to offer the highest quality program, applicants must meet the above criteria before they are permitted to register.

During the Leadership Program You Will Learn…

Leading Change
Strategic Leadership

Building IT Capacity
Leading Institutional

Architecting Relationships-CIO Landscape
Effective Communication

Managing Risk, Security, and Policy
Identifying Your Strengths


Learning in a Digital World
Innovation and Adaptation

IT Financial Leadership
Cultivating Relationships


NOTE: This program is currently full. New applicants will be placed on the wait list and will be contacted if an opening occurs.

Contact Information

For general information about this conference, including registration, please contact:

EDUCAUSE Member Services
303-449-4430 (voice)



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Through engaged participation in this program, you are eligible to earn this digital badge which recognizes your professional accomplishment.

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Badge Information

This badge recognizes broadening perspectives and deepening understanding of leadership theory to practice. Badge recipients are acknowledged for their interest in assuming greater leadership roles within their institutions and the higher education community.

Earning this badge requires registration and engaged participation in this intensive 5-day Leadership Program.

Find out more about the EDUCAUSE badging program.


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