EDUCAUSE Institutes | Leadership Development
Advance Your Career and Skills
Designed and delivered by some of the most innovative leaders and practitioners in higher education today, the EDUCAUSE Institutes help you progress in your career and develop vital skills needed to lead and innovate while applying the themes of digital transformation; diversity, equity, and inclusion; student success; and data literacy.
Grow your skills and become the leader you need to be to advance your career.
Enjoy interaction and meaningful feedback from expert faculty in higher education.
Learn in an immersive environment, either face-to-face or online.
Small Cohort Programs
Build a strong network that you can turn to for advice even after the institute ends.
Gain skills and strategies that you can immediately apply in your everyday work.
Earn a Microcredential
Display your competency-based microcredential to share your accomplishment.
Professional Development for Every Stage of Your Career
New Managers Institute
For higher education professionals new to or aspiring to management positions.
New Managers Institute for Cybersecurity Professionals
For higher education cybersecurity and privacy professionals new to management or leading teams.
For higher education managers with 3-5 years of experience.
Senior Directors Institute
For higher education professionals with 5-7 years of experience, or those actively seeking senior management roles within the next year.
Executive Leadership Institute
In-Person and Online
For new CIOs, CISOs, CAOs or experienced senior leaders who are actively seeking higher education executive-level leadership positions.
Leading Change Institute
For leaders in higher education, including CIOs, librarians, information technology professionals, and administrators, who are interested in working collaboratively to promote and initiate change on critical issues affecting the academy.
Co-hosted by EDUCAUSE and the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Digital Learning Leaders Institute
For higher education professionals whose role involves the support, promotion, and innovation of teaching and learning and who are in the first 5-7 years of their career.
Data Literacy Institute
For higher education professionals who are new to working with and communicating with data and engage and interact with units that utilize data for decision-making.
The following leadership and management programs are offered at EDUCAUSE conferences.
Hawkins Leadership Roundtable
Online and In-Person
For higher education emerging, senior, and executive leaders
Become an EDUCAUSE Institute Faculty Member
The EDUCAUSE Institute programs are supported and facilitated by leaders in the higher education community from a variety of areas including information technology, security, teaching and learning, and others. These leaders and experts serve as instructors, role models, and mentors to program participants. Learn more about the process →