Authentic Leadership: A Coach-Approach to Inspired Public Health Leadership
Authentic Leadership is a 6-month distance based program that takes place over the phone and through an online discussion board. It begins twice yearly in January and July.
This program builds emotional intelligence and develops authentic leadership capacity by focusing on strengths, values-based decision-making and goal-setting, authenticity, vulnerability, courage/risk-taking, and self-care/happiness as they relate to leadership.
Depending on individual participant needs, each individual helps to design the program to create an ideal environment for personalized leadership development. Participants have included students, emerging leaders, mid- and senior-level professionals, and professionals transitioning into retirement. Click here for more information.
The program fee is $2400/person and is due to the MCH Program prior to the start of the program.
On average, a person will spend between 3-7 hours/month working on this program. However, this is not ‘work’ that is designed to add stress to an already overburdened workload. The work is designed to support your work efforts so that you feel more leader-like, satisfied, engaged, content, hopeful, inspired, rejuvenated, alive, and certain of your ability to improve public health.
Interested individuals should complete a short application and submit a 1-2 page Letter of Interest.
The next program begins on January 11, 2013, so applicants must submit their applications by Monday, November 12, 2012. All materials including the Interest Form and answers to application questions should be mailed to the attention of Kris Risley, MCH Program, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W. Taylor Street (MC 923), Chicago, IL 60612; faxed to: 312.996.3551, or emailed to email@example.com.
In the summer of 2011, we collaborated with the Improve Group to complete a 2-year evaluation of this leadership coaching program. Below are a few summary highlights from participant surveys. Click here for the detailed report.
If you were or are a participant in this program you can click on the relevant month and year below to access the recordings of the calls:
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