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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program Details

2022 - 2023 iLEAD Program

iLEAD focuses on the practical expertise and competencies you need to accelerate your career. You'll grow your influence as a leader, sharpen communication skills, and learn how to take action. It is designed for emerging leaders who are courageous enough to use real data to reflect on their own skills, develop a plan that maximizes potential, and envision great things for their career.

To learn more about the program, download the iLEAD brochure or view the program details below, including dates to reserve.

Application Period

December 1, 2021-April 15, 2022

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iLEAD 2022-2023 Brochure

iLEAD 2022-2023: Unlock Your Potential Learn more about how the iLEAD program can provide you with the keys to career success. Download the iLEAD digital brochure.

Program Details

Format

iLEAD is a one-year, certificate program of intensive professional development. You will go through an excursion of personal and professional assessment and skill-building, combined with extensive coaching and networking opportunities. All learning is targeted for application and expression within professional roles, both inside and outside of UNMC.

Dates to Reserve

iLEAD is a one-year commitment. Because of its progressive design, you are required to attend all of the scheduled meetings (including the leadership summit) without interruption by traditional work duties. The schedule for iLEAD sessions includes:

  • July - August 2022 — personal assessment (independent learning activities)

  • Sept. 21-23, 2022 — immersive retreat at Lied Lodge (two-night stay)

  • Week of Oct. 6, 2022 — small group coaching session

  • Oct. 20, 2022 — monthly meeting with entire cohort

  • Week of Nov. 3, 2022 — small group coaching session

  • Nov. 17, 2022 — monthly meeting with entire cohort

  • Week of Dec. 5, 2022 — small group coaching session

  • Dec. 15, 2022 — monthly meeting with entire cohort

  • Week of Jan. 5, 2023 — small group coaching session

  • Jan. 19, 2023 — monthly meeting with entire cohort

  • Week of Feb. 2, 2023 — small group coaching session

  • Feb. 16, 2023 — monthly meeting with entire cohort

  • Week of March 9, 2023 — small group coaching session

  • March 16, 2023 — monthly meeting with entire cohort

  • April 20-21, 2023 — immersive retreat at Lied Lodge (one-night stay)

  • May 2023 — independent work of your final leadership project

  • June 15, 2023 — leadership summit – iLEAD graduation

Investment

This yearlong, intensive professional development experience has a program cost of $3,000, which includes:

  • Immersive off-site sessions at Lied Lodge occurring at the beginning and end of iLEAD (each session includes hotel accommodations and food)
  • A selection of personal development tools including Skillscope 360 Feedback, CliftonStrengths, Influence Style Indicator, and Working Genius
  • Monthly facilitated small group peer coaching sessions
  • All course materials and books

Note: Payment is required only after acceptance to the iLEAD program; no scholarships are available. Once the program has started, there are no refunds for participants.

What to Expect

Assessment Tools
Receive leadership-focused development tools, including Skillscope 360 Feedback™, CliftonStrengths, Influence Style Indicator, and Working Genius.

Immersive Learning
Learning takes place on and off-campus, including two cohort retreats at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City.

Leadership Project
Implement an organizationally aligned improvement project to showcase your skills.

Learning Schedule
Because of the progressive design, you are required to attend all of iLEAD's events without interruption by traditional work duties. (See calendar of important dates.)

Mentoring & Coaching
Get insights and success strategies from top UNMC and industry leaders, plus small group peer coaching sessions.

Skill-Building Workshops
Practice skills through small group learning, simulations, and other exercises.

Core Learning Themes

iLEAD focuses on the practical expertise and competencies you need to accelerate your career. 

Here are some of the skills you'll build:

  • The art of negotiation
  • Building and leading teams
  • Conflict resolution
  • Developing your personal leadership style
  • Financial accountability
  • Inclusive leadership
  • Innovative thinking and leveraging social media
  • Leading change and evaluating risk
  • Leadership communication in an age of information and disinformation
  • Managing personal and organizational performance
  • Strengths analysis
Program Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Analyze effective communication to align mission, vision, and values in change situations
  • Appraise the contribution of both formal and informal power to organizational success
  • Assess how successful organizations function, and the impact of organizational culture on outcomes
  • Create an inventory of leadership competencies to use in the workplace
  • Design strategies to analyze, project, and communicate financial realities and goals
  • Evaluate conflict management techniques for interpersonal and workplace situations
  • Practice habits that promote personal and organizational influence
  • Utilize effective decision making and communication skills to build high performing teams
  • Utilize strategies for leading based on awareness of strengths, challenges, personality, and experiences
Credit

c05-ja_logo_png2.pngIn support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education
for the healthcare team.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 53 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses (UNMC CON CNE)
The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 53 ANCC contact hour(s). Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

“iLEAD cultivates the future of leadership at UNMC and nurtures a culturally inclusive environment for leadership growth.”

joseph siu

Joseph Siu, PhD

Class of 2020, Associate Professor & Director, Global Health Opportunity Program (GHOP), College of Allied Health Professions