Cultivating a new type of leader at Arizona State

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The Leadership Academy will cultivate a new type of leader — one who can harness innovative collaborations to deliver on the promise of a New American University. Learn more

How it works

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Hone your skills

Develop and hone the tools, knowledge, skills and “know-how” of a leader.

Learn about us

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Build your network

Create and engage a network of external and internal leadership experts and colleagues.

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Improve your team

Enhance communication skills for team, project and institutional management & advancement.

Meet our team

What makes a leader?

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Possesses the ability to visualize, articulate and transform the big picture into reality. Is able to clarify, assess and set goals for the team.

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Exhibits the courage to challenge conventions and make difficult decisions in order to create a dynamic working environment. Is able to foster the creation of new ideas from the team.

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Creates open and honest flow of information among team, builds a positive working environment, and can successfully direct others in desired directions. Is able to advocate for the teams’ ideas while expressing yourself in an effective manner.

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Team Builder

Demonstrates confidence in the teams’ ideas and actions, and a willingness to support them. Is able to resolve conflict while simultaneously encouraging high standards of performance.

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Training schedule

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A detailed calendar of events is provided in the Member Resources section.

Exploring Leadership Series: Delegation led by Prof. Michael Baer

We are excited to announce that the next ELS will be on December 9th from 12:00 - 1:00pm on zoom. This webinar will be led by Michael Baer (iSearch Bio link). A calendar invite was sent from Mike.

In this session, Michael will discuss the intricacies of delegation, the importance of delegation at all levels, actionable tips and strategies to improve these skills, how to best practice and implement it, and how power and influence are impacted.

Exploring Leadership Series | Understanding the ASU Ecosystem: Moonshot Accelerator

Join us from 12:00 - 1:00pm via Zoom! This session will be led by Michelle Govani, PhD. In this session, we’ll provide an overview of moonshot thinking, share more about the resources of the Moonshot Accelerator, and dive deep to build your skills on one aspect of moonshot thinking: designing towards scale.


peerLA Cohort X Workshop 1

Monday, August 1st to Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 – 5pm of the 1st to 5pm of the 3rd (Times may adjust slightly)


*Cohorts are required to attend all three workshops