Nominations are being accepted through Friday, January 10, 2014
The Blue and Gold Leadership program is designed to provide an environment where University academic and administrative leaders expand their skills and explore strategies for building a team of strong individuals who will support one another to move the University strategic plan forward.
Graduates of the program have included deputy deans, associate deans, faculty program directors, department chairs as well as managers, directors, and assistant vice presidents.
Participants will gain practical insight, knowledge, skills, and confidence needed for leadership effectiveness through lively classroom discussions, case studies, readings and active assessments that address leadership characteristics.
|Class 1||The 5 "Rules" of Effective Leadership
Leading in Academia versus Leading in the Corporate World
|Thursday, February 20|
|Class 2||Emotionally Intelligent Leadership||Thursday, February 27|
|Class 3||Building Self-Awareness – The Birkman Assessment & Debrief||Thursday, March 6|
|Class 4||A Biological & Psychological Understanding of Work
Personnel Selection and Hiring – Best Practices
|Thursday, March 13|
|Class 5||Leading Others: Motivation, Job Satisfaction & Empowerment||Thursday, March 20|
|Class 6||The Work of a Leader -Creating and Leading High Performing Teams||Thursday, March 27|
|SPRING BREAK, NO CLASS|
|Class 7||Managing Performance
Managing Culture – Moving from Strategy to Execution
|Thursday, April 10|
|Class 8||Competing Values and Academic Leadership||Thursday, April 17|
|Class 9||Transformational Leadership and Organizational Change||Thursday, April 24|
A total of 16 nominees will be accepted into the program each fall and spring. Each applicant will be a permanent employee who is currently working in a leadership role (directly responsible for at least one lower supervisor) or who manages a University-wide program or enterprise. The program targets high-performing, high-potential leaders in higher education; the program is not remedial and is not meant for new managers. Additional selection criteria are:
*Pertains to administrative positions only
All applications will be reviewed by a committee and nominees will be notified the week of January 13, 2014. Click here to apply. Applications are due by 5:00pm Friday, January 10, 2014.
Because of the high volume of applicants competing to participate in the program, the condensed nature of the program schedule, and the high program costs, we require that participants commit to attend all scheduled events.
Unless indicated otherwise, the classes will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Participants will have at least one break during the morning session Participants are expected to plan accordingly so that they do not have to leave class in order to attend to work issues.
There is no fee to attend the program. By investing in the careers of its high-potential leaders, the University of Delaware seeks to help increase job effectiveness and advance the quality of work life for all.
Dr. Jack Baroudi, associate dean for graduate and executive programs and professor in the University of Delaware’s
Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics. Dr.
Baroudi joined the University in April 2002 from Deutsche
Bank’s Global Equities Division in New York, where he was
director and global head of learning and development initiatives.
He teaches graduate level courses in organizational
behavior and leadership in the Executive MBA and
corporate on-site (AstraZeneca and ING Direct) MBA and certificate
Dr. Baroudi spent a decade on Wall Street where he held numerous posts including global head of learning and development for Morgan Stanley and head of human resources for Morgan Stanley Japan. While at Morgan Stanley, he was a founding member of the Harvard Business School's e-learning corporate partnership and was influential in shaping many of their early e-learning initiatives. Prior to joining Wall Street, Dr. Baroudi spent 11 years at NewYork University's Stern School of Business, where he was an associate professor in the Information Systems Department and faculty director of the department’s undergraduate program. He is the author or co-author of approximately 25 publications.
Dr. Baroudi has been engaged as a management consultant and executive coach for over 20 years. In addition, he has also developed and facilitated many corporate management and leadership programs.
Dr. Baroudi earned his bachelor's degree from Boston University and his doctorate from NewYork University. He is certified in the Center for Creative Leadership's instruments, including Benchmarks and Executive Dimensions as well as Strategic Solutions International's Birkman Assessment.
If you have any questions or comments regarding the Blue and Gold Executive Leadership program, contact Kathy Corbitt in Human Resources at 831-0680 or firstname.lastname@example.org .