On Becoming a Leader

Tuesday, April 11 | 10:15AM–11:30AM | Salon 12, Third Floor
Session Type: General Session
Managers become leaders when they possess the unique abilities to achieve extraordinary things through the efforts of a dedicated team of professionals. The ongoing exploration of leadership practices and principles builds the characteristics of truly effective leaders.

OUTCOMES: Explore the expanding skill set required to be an effective leader, address organizational culture, and keep pace with the accelerated growth of expectations * Pinpoint how to assess your own leadership strengths, styles, and potential, as well as the acceptance of shortcomings that require ongoing development * Create a professional cohort of peers that work within the highly dynamic nature of higher education in order to share similar challenges that face institutions and IT leaders


  • Beth Schaefer

    COO/DCIO, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee