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The Executive Leadership Immersion (ELI) program prepares individuals to reach the next level of excellence by developing the skills and aptitudes needed to lead today's complex organizations.

2019 Registration Now Open

August 4-8, 2019
Lakeway (20 minutes west of Austin)

Registration for the 2019 Executive Leadership Immersion program is now open! Register before May 10, 2019, and receive the early bird registration rate of $1,100.

Early Bird Registration: Now – May 10 $1,100
Advanced Registration: May 11 – June 30 $1,400
Regular Registration: July 1-15 $1,700

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Successful library leaders know the importance of not only managing teams, but inspiring others, setting purposeful goals, executing strategic visions, and creating cultures of excellence.

Program Goals

  • Prepare librarians and leaders within the library community to excel in high-level leadership, administrative positions
  • Promote robust organizational growth in Texas libraries and provide context for succession planning
  • Provide participants energizing and focused learning experiences to shape their career advancement goals and skills within marketplace demands
  • Provide employers, organizations, and participants with expert feedback on a significant work project

 

Curriculum Highlights

Incorporating high-level interactive sessions, case studies, outside experts, group discussion, individual projects, and self-directed exploration, the program emphasizes:

  • Unique 21st century nonprofit library leadership competencies
  • Transforming organizations and organizational culture; leading change
  • Best practices for leading all types of libraries, partnerships and collaborations
  • Leading large scale projects and activities
  • Strategic visioning
  • Motivating and persuading others internally and externally
  • Assessment and data to support leadership
  • Leadership approaches to expand the visibility, and the value of the library with in the broader community

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