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As we progress through our careers, we assume roles with more responsibility and increasingly greater challenges. Aligned with our university mission and vision, our academy programs will offer students, faculty and staff the opportunity to be well-prepared to assume positions of great responsibility.

Leader Guide

Leader Development Programs

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Faculty and Staff

LEADER (Leader Education and Development for Every Ram)

This three-month program is designed to introduce leadership theories and models to Ram Fam participants.

Program Topics

  • Leader Compass
  • Principles of Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence for Leaders
  • Leadership Communication / Feedback Essentials
  • Transforming Conflict into Collaboration
  • Building Your Leader Presence

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Lead like a Ram

This three-month program will provide experiential learning for juniors at ASU. Now accepting applications for Spring 2024.

Program Topics

  • The President’s Competent Leader Model
  • Leadership and Character
  • Decision Making as a Leader
  • Effective Leader Communication
  • Managing Others
  • The Ethical Leader

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Supervisors – Coming Soon!

Emerging Leaders Program

This three-month program is designed to provide functional knowledge of effective leadership to those with less than three years of supervisory experience.

Session Topics

  • Six Dimensions of an Effective Leader
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Understanding Unconscious and Conscious Bias
  • Leading with Your Strengths
  • Developing Your Team
  • Leading for Results
  • Managing Conflict
  • Leading Your Team
  • Motivating Your Team

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Students, Faculty and Staff – Coming Soon!

Our Values Initiative

The Our Values initiative is a six-month program designed to bring our values to life. Sessions will focus on each of our values, and guidance will be provided on how we can operationalize each of our values.

Session Topics

  • Our Values: Where We Started and Where We Are Going
  • Integrity
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Significance
  • Community
  • Commitment

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Each month, the Texas Tech University System Office of Leader and Culture Development will provide free webinars for all ASU team members. 

Check back for more events.

Podcast: “Creating Us!”

Each week, a new episode will be recorded, discussing a variety of current leader development topics and trends.

View Previous Episodes

TTUS Office of Leader and Culture Development

The Office of Leader and Culture Development supports the values-based culture and leadership initiatives for the TTU System and its component universities.