Leadership UMW

Program Objectives:

  • To understand yourself and others through self- and multi-rater feedback assessments and group interaction;
  • To learn how effective leaders motivate/improve individual and team performance;
  • To develop an individual development plan; and
  • To learn the inner workings of UMW as an academic institution and as a business.

Commitment and Attendance:

Requirements of the Leadership UMW are:

  • One-half day long assessment / feedback;
  • Day long leadership workshops;
  • Monthly mentor meetings;
  • Assigned readings; and
  • Group projects or other leadership activities.

Supervisor approval is required.


  • Mixed group of Faculty and Staff;
  • Supervisor approval required; cabinet member will be informed;
  • The curriculum will focus on the specific leadership competencies.

Roll out:

  • September 3 – Application Deadline
  • Selected participants will be notified shortly thereafter. Information will be shared about the required individual leadership assessment (including the deadline for its completion).  A sketch of the upcoming schedule will also be provided.
  • Fall 2019 – Cohort begins


The online application is available for you to fill out.