The University of Illinois System is committed to supporting employee growth and education by providing a variety of professional development opportunities. Exploring resources for continual learning can help you develop the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful in your current positions and to increase your potential for the future.
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System-level development programs
President's Executive Leadership Program
A unique professional development opportunity for selected senior-level faculty and administrators across the University of Illinois System. Consisting of four seminars held during a 12-month period, the leadership program broadens participants' understanding of higher education issues and strengthens their skill sets in leading and managing a public institution.
Professional Staff Leadership Academy
The Academy utilizes superior leadership principles and applications to develop key professionals. Through relationships built across the University of Illinois System, the program uses the knowledge of university staff, executives, academic theory and practical applications to foster an environment where leaders can emerge.
Business Administrators Certification Program
BACP is a professional development initiative available to those who oversee, perform, and support business and financial operations. Designed for business administrators, business managers, and support staff, the program provides broad, advanced knowledge for managing business processes and understanding policies, procedures, and resources.