Program Objectives

The Essentials of Leadership program will allow participants to:

  • Understand the University’s common purpose
  • Understand the role and expectations of a manager at the University of Miami
  • Gain insight on their existing leadership strengths and weaknesses through an assessment of managerial proficiency
  • Understand their role in advocating and supporting others through change
  • Learn how to initiate and sustain a team environment to maximize productivity and engagement
  • Gain confidence in handling difficult conversations with team members, peers and senior management
  • Empower staff through effective delegation, feedback and specific accountability measures
  • Understand the legal aspects of managing talent
  • Expand their professional network and collaborate with managers across the university