Introduction to Leadership at U-M

Are you in a formal leadership position, or do you aspire to be in one someday? If so, this course is for you! Designed to assist faculty and staff in developing the essential leadership skills necessary to lead a team of individuals at U-M, the content will be helpful whether you are in a formal leadership position or not. Session topics include:

  • Leadership 

  • Communication style

  • Feedback

  • Team development

You will learn to:

  • Identify the competencies and skills necessary to successfully lead others

  • Determine your communication style and how to better communicate across differences

  • Utilize the stages of team development to adjust expectations for future progress

You will benefit by:

  • Practicing various methods to build team camaraderie

  • Reviewing the Michigan Expectations Model for resources that will help you become a more successful leader

Audience:

Any U-M faculty or staff interested in developing the essential leadership skills needed at the university

(U-M Medical School faculty should consider Essential Skills for Successful Leadership instead)

Program Notes: 

This program is highly interactive and includes small group breakout sessions. The webinar link will be sent in the registration confirmation email.

U-M Medical School faculty should consider Essential Skills for Successful Leadership, which is intended for that audience.

While some departments, schools and colleges may have their own supervisory training, this session is intended to provide a more generalized overview of the skills needed to lead at U-M.

Topic Area

  • Leadership and Management

Domain and Expectation

  • Mission
    • Create value for the diverse communities we serve
  • People
    • Foster and promote diverse teams
    • Collaborate and build inclusive relationships
    • Coach and develop others
  • Self
    • Communicate
  • Execution
    • Build positive culture

Role

  • Member of a Team
  • Leading a Team
  • Leading Multiple Teams
  • Leading the Organization

Level

  • Level 2: Skill building

Sessions

Code: OL23ILUM01

Presenter: Jane Pettit

  • Thu 7/21/22 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: Online Webinar

Code: OL23ILUM02

Presenter: Jane Pettit

  • Thu 10/27/22 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Location: Online Webinar

Code: OL23ILUM03

Presenter: Varied

  • Tue 1/17/23 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
    Location: Online Webinar

Code: OL23ILUM04

Presenter: Varied

  • Fri 4/14/23 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
    Location: Online Webinar