Warner-Reynolds Longitudinal Leadership Development Program

The Warner-Reynolds Longitudinal Leadership Development Program is a new opportunity sponsored by the BSD Office of Diversity & Inclusion, which focuses on mid-career faculty who are ready to  advance to meaningful leadership opportunities and take the next step towards developing core leadership skills.  Sessions are facilitated by both UChicago Booth School of Business instructors and BSD faculty and administrative leaders.  Topics include:

  • Professional Identity
  • Best Practices for Strategic Planning
  • Resilience and Mindfulness
  • Creating Working Partnerships
  • Leadership Styles
  • Strategies for Successful Negotiation
  • Communicating with Impact

Deadline:
April 25, 2018

Click here to apply

At the beginning of program, participants complete a 360 leadership assessment.  The 10 session series is highly interactive and project based.  At the beginning of the program, participants choose a project that will further their aspirational goals as well as impact the institution.

Sessions are held on from 12:00pm – 1:30pm at the University of Chicago Medical Center on the following dates:

  • Friday, May 18
  • Wednesday, August 1
  • Wednesday, May 23
  • Wednesday, August 8
  • Wednesday, June 6
  • Wednesday, August 22
  • Wednesday, June 27
  • Wednesday, October 3
  • Wednesday, July 11
  • Wednesday, October 10

Please note, when you register you are asked to commit to attending  all of the dates in the program.  Participants cannot continue in the program if they have missed more than 2 sessions.

In addition to the schedule above, a 45-minute individual session will be scheduled to review your 360 leadership assessment at a time that is convenient for you between May 18 – July 11.  Participants will also have the opportunity to meet over lunch between formal sessions to provide support and resources for successfully completing their projects.

How to Apply

Applications are due Wednesday, April 25 and includes a description of your current leadership positions and aspirations as well as a letter of support from your Chair or Section Chief.  Click here to access the application.

We hope you will consider participating in the inaugural cohort of the Warner-Reynolds Longitudinal Leadership Program.  If you have any questions about the program or the application, contact:  diversityoffice@bsd.uchicago.edu.