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

Hone Your Skills

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

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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.

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What Makes a Leader?


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


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.


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.

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.

Training Schedule

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

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    peerLA Cohort IX Workshop 1

    August 11-13, 2021 | We-Ko-Pa Resort

  • peerLA

    peerLA Cohort IX Workshop 2

    May 12-13, 2022 | Sonesta Suites Scottsdale Gainey Ranch

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    peerLA Cohort IX Workshop 3

    August 4-5, 2022 | Location: TBD