The Wright Leader Academy

photo of employees in a training sessionIn a competitive environment, a leadership responsible for its own development, willing to embrace change and able to act quickly even when confronted by uncertainty or an unfamiliar challenge is an organization’s greatest strength. Fostering a culture of development among core leadership is a most certain route to enhancing ones competiveness and realizing future business or academic opportunities.

Adapted from Insights, Lee Hecht Harrison 2014

The objective of the Wright Leader Academy at Wright State University is to develop and strengthen leaders on our campus community and promote a culture of excellence for all supervisory/leadership positions. This cohort-based certificate program is the organizations premier development experience and is intended to increase the leader’s capacity to contribute to the mission and goals of Wright State University, increase collaboration among administration and academics, and foster greater organizational engagement among participants.

The Wright Leader Academy is designed for those faculty and staff that have been identified by their superiors as being ready to move into a position of increased leadership within the next few years. The program is scheduled to begin in September 2018 and will include all-day sessions to be held monthly through May 2019.

For Academy overview, application and selection process, please see below.

Academy Overview (PDF)

Selection Process (PDF)

Application Process (PDF)


Taking the Lead

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Wright Leader Academy laying the groundwork for university’s future. (Click to view the video)