EDUCAUSE Managers Institute

January 22–April 5, 2024

The EDUCAUSE Managers Institute is for higher education managers with 3 to 5 years of experience. The institute provides an immersive, applied learning experience in support of engaging and motivating people, management values and decisions, effective organizational communication, team development and optimization, financial management, and project prioritization control.

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  • Program Dates

    Institute Dates

    January 22–April 5, 2024

  • Duration


    11 weeks

  • Time Commitment

    Time Commitment

    4-5 hours per week

  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend?

    Higher education managers with 3-5 years of experience

  • Program Delivery

    Program Delivery

    (Synchronous and Asynchronous)

  • Credential


    Successful completers receive the Managers Institute digital microcredential.


About Attending This Institute

All EDUCAUSE Institutes are designed around the following core themes, which you'll learn more about in the institute: diversity, equity, and inclusion, student success, and digital transformation. We believe in a humanized, learner-centered approach that supports communities of learning and networking.

This intensive, 11-week institute engages participants in interactive live sessions, offers small applied team projects designed to support networking and learning, and provides coaching with the faculty. Each competency below is delivered with diverse learning materials, resources, activities, and capstone projects in support of in-depth learning, immediate application, and networking.

Institute Competencies:

  • Management Values and Decisions
  • Organizational Communication
  • Team Development and Optimization
  • Financial Management
  • Project Prioritization and Controls

View each competency’s learning outcomes on the Agenda page.

Weekly Meetings 

Once a week, we will hold a live, synchronous online meeting to discuss resources, activities, and assessments. These meetings will combine lecture, discussion, and opportunities for questions. See full meeting schedule in the agenda page.

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Learners are expected to dedicate approximately 4-5 hours per week (synchronous and asynchronous) to have an engaged and successful learning experience.

Coaching and Mentoring Opportunities

As part of your enrollment in this institute, you have the opportunity to receive coaching from the program's faculty.

All EDUCAUSE members can receive mentoring from an experienced leader from the higher education community, or be a mentor themselves, via EDUCAUSE’s Mentoring Program.

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  • Key Dates

    Jun 25

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    Registration is open—register now!

    Jan 22

    Institute Begins

    The Managers Institute begins on January 22, 2024

    Apr 5

    Institute Ends

    The Managers Institute concludes on April 5, 2024.