Leadership in Higher Education
The pace of change in higher education continues to accelerate, and challenges are becoming increasingly complex. Current and future leaders have to deal with a number of internal and external challenges including among many:
– Increasing accountability and the need to meet External Quality Assurance requirements
– Changing demands of multiple stakeholders
– Stiffening competition and globalization
– The war for talent attraction
– New technologies and methods for delivering education
– Limited funding
This program addresses new and emerging challenges of leadership in Higher Education management context and proposes ways that will help higher education leaders from both the academic and administrative divisions steer the strategic direction of their respective institutions with confidence and for achieving the desired goals and objectives. It will consider the distinctive macro and micro aspects that institutions of higher education in the 21st century have to deal with, along with a major emphasis on the numerous essential dynamics that
govern modern universities.; this will include the examination of universities in the future operating as open ecosystems, the level of stakeholder influence, talent management, exploiting core capabilities, managing change and much more. This program is designed to address a wide range of features instrumental in building innovative and quality institution and taking academic leadership to a new level. The program will also present the role of academic leadership in a Higher education context in a novel approach to reflect the unprecedented changes that universities are and will be facing in the future. The number of days for this program may range from three to five days depending on the needs of the institution.
This program will further enhance leadership skill set to manage these and other, unknowable challenges and opportunities.
This program is intended at to current and future leaders of higher education working in different academic, academic support or administrative units.