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The Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) is the premier resource for personal, professional, and organizational growth and development. For over a decade, AAL has served individuals and institutions in the higher education, academic health professions, associations, and business, through leadership training, professional development workshops, teaching and learning programs, and consulting services. In addition, our publications, such as The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential, serve as a resource and offer guidance from leadership expert Dr. Karl Haden and noted author Rob Jenkins.

With a mission to cultivate leadership, foster life-long learning, and improve organizational effectiveness, the AAL's faculty and experts of AAL advance people and institutions worldwide through customized professional development and consulting services. At AAL we are committed to helping you achieve your goals as a leader, educator, and an agent for change.

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8/10 - 12

Chairs & Academic Administrators Management Program (CAAMP)

Provides leadership & management tools, professional assessments, & 1-on-1 coaching.

8/17 - 19

Institute for Teaching & Learning (ITL) Phase I

Premier teacher training program for professionals embarking on a new career in academia.

9/7, 14, 21, 28

Compass Program for Academic Advancement - Online

Interprofessional, online experience addressing critical skills for the career progression of early & mid-career faculty.

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For more than 10 years, the Academy for Academic Leadership (AAL) has been committed to advancing people and institutions through professional development and consulting services. Learn more about AAL and engage with us:

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