Strengthen the leadership skills and strategies you need to manage change effectively within your higher education institution, as well as address current and emerging challenges.
Change is an inevitable part of today’s complex higher education landscape, yet effective change management remains a challenge. The Institute for Management and Leadership in Education (MLE) offers experienced administrators the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of issues that affect their institutions. When you join us at Harvard, you’ll acquire core knowledge and learn strategies that will help you determine how well-positioned your college or university is to meet future challenges and manage the impact of organizational change.
During the on-campus MLE institute, you’ll learn to identify the elements of your institution’s mission and culture that are critical to future success. And you’ll gain a deeper understanding of how to close the gap between your leadership goals and what you can ultimately deliver.
MLE can help strengthen your leadership abilities at the system level, throughout your organization, among your teams, and within your individual practice. MLE also offers you the opportunity for professional assessment and renewal, including time to reflect on your leadership strengths and define areas for growth. The institute takes place in a supportive learning environment that includes Harvard faculty and accomplished higher education leaders from across the country and around the world.
While the program takes place on campus, it may also include such virtual components as a virtual orientation, pre-program preparation work, in-program sessions, and post-program follow-up.
For travel planning purposes, the MLE program will start on Tuesday, June 20th, at 5 p.m. and end on Friday, June 30th, at 1 p.m. There will be no programming on the weekends; participants will have the weekend off.
- Understand and overcome the challenges of organizational change
- Master new approaches to leadership in complex academic settings
- Think and act strategically with attention to people, financial resources, partnerships, initiatives, and emerging opportunities
- Assess the impact of changes in the higher education environment
- Foster institutional cultures that prioritize equity, inclusion, and belonging