RLA 2019-2020 Program Topics

  • Introduction to the Rutgers Leadership Academy
  • What is Leadership: Core Theories, Concepts, and Principles
  • Leadership Self-Assessment: Strengths and Leadership Competencies
  • Principles and Pragmatics of Leadership
  • Leadership-Communication Connections
  • Critical Incidents in Leadership and Leadership Style
  • Project Management Considerations
  • Strategic Planning, Organizational Assessment, and Continuous Improvement in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Stakeholders: Demonstrating Formal and Informal Leadership in Higher Education
  • Crisis Leadership in Higher Education
  • Enrollment Management: Key Considerations
  • Understanding and Leading Change in Higher Education
  • Politics, Policies & University-Government Relations
  • Finance and Budgeting: University, School, and Department Considerations
  • Higher Education Law: Academic Freedom and Free Speech
  • Succession Planning and Leadership Insights from an Executive Search Firm
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