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Leadership and Management Development

MavsLeadership Excellence Program

A 3-month program that offers directors/mid-managers from across the university an opportunity to strengthen their leadership performance. This program offers an interactive learning environment with engaging discussions and practical applications of critical leadership practices.  All sessions focus on three areas – leading self, leading people, and leading tasks/results.

Program Goals:

  • Strengthen mid-level leadership performance across the university
  • Provide a forum for the exchange of ideas and an opportunity to build networks
  • Develop a broader leadership skillset and mindset

Selection Criteria

  • Have been in a director level leadership role at UTA for one continuous year
  • Not currently on a corrective action plan
  • Currently manage one or more non-student employees

Managing at UTA – coming in fall 2021

This program is for those who are new to a manager role at UTA, whether recently hired or internally promoted into a people management position. The program provides UTA managers with knowledge and best practices to manage people, UTA specific HR processes, and operations. Participants will complete eight virtual instructor-led sessions over the course of the program.

Program Goals

  • Provide managers with tools and knowledge they need to begin their role at UTA.
  • Help new and existing managers to understand the University’s policies and procedures.
  • Develop an awareness of the resources that are available for a smooth transition to a manager.
  • Create networking opportunities and support for new managers across the University.

Selection Criteria

  • Currently manage one or more non-student employees


Learning and Development Contacts:

Cherie Keplinger | Director of Organizational Development & Engagement | 817-272-3881

Vanden Thong | Training Specialist III | 817-272-5554

Marie Jones | Training Specialist III | 817-272-5204