Dean 101 Series
Spring Executive Development Series (EDS)
An effective series originally developed in September 2011 remains available in a series of six powerpoints that you can review at your own pace. New tools are on their way, check back Summer 2018.
Designed for academic leaders who want to polish their executive-level skills. Explore mutual challenges and share winning solutions in a collegial, interactive environment.
Fall Executive Leadership Development Series
AACN's Executive Development Series increases the knowledge and skills needed for successful leadership in a school of nursing at a time of complex and accelerating change in health care and higher education.
AACN-Wharton Executive Leadership Program
This program is open to deans/directors and associate deans/directors from AACN member schools who currently serve as the chief or associate chief nursing academic officer. Registration is limited to 40 participants via this competitive application process. Applications from members aspiring to the above roles or currently in other key leadership positions will be considered as space allows.
Leadership for Academic Nursing Program (LANP)
AACN sponsors an executive leadership fellowship tailored specifically for aspiring and new deans. Designed to prepare a more diverse pool of leaders for nursing programs, this professional development experience encompasses an assessment and evaluation of leadership skills, opportunities for strategic networking and case study development, consultation to achieve long-term goals, and identification of key partnerships.
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