Our coaching services are a unique resource provided by experts in leadership development, faculty careers, and organizational strategy in academia.
In-Depth Coaching – 8 sessions (or more) focused on individual development and organizational impact Short Coaching – 1-3 sessions focused on skills assessment or situational intervention Group Coaching – coaching in a group setting (to reduce costs and increase peer support and networks) 360 Assessments – interview-based performance and development assessment process
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
We have seen and experienced the value of difference. Difference brings a richness of ideas, the highest quality solutions, and opportunities to expand our possibilities and capacities. Research demonstrates that diversity, done well, makes us smarter, better, more interesting. We work with clients to achieve the full benefits.
Conflict Skills – programs & consultations to reframe conflict and provide tools to engage more effectively Inclusive Professional Practice Dialogue – an introduction in the form of a dialogue with participants Meanings and Motivations of Diversity – a critical inquiry approach to engage participants Climate Data Discussion – meaningful discussion,to increase a group’s awareness and capacity Diversity Skills Workshop – directly engaging the benefits of diversity through data, discussion, and experience
Transformational Change for Groups
We work with groups (departments, colleges, centers, teams, etc.) to achieve positive and strategic change.
Retreats – half-day to multi-day retreats to accomplish collective or organizational goals Facilitation – meeting leadership to promote productive interaction Seminars and Training – best practice and interpretative frameworks to improve the academy Mediation and Intervention – services designed to address entrenched conflict or blocked communication
Academic leadership has many faces, levels, and challenges. We can help.
Coaching and Assessments – individual leadership development for faculty, staff, and academic administrators Consultations – targeted strategic work with individuals or teams Chair/Head Training – orientation, skills, and strategy for incoming (or current) chairs, directors, heads
Gaining Understanding: Organizational Exploration and Analysis
Survey creation & analysis – data collection to impact understanding, communication, and problem-solving
Interviews – data gathering to inform current concerns, organizational needs or capacity, or strategic planning Organizational analysis – assessment of structural dynamics, effectiveness, and capacity for change Research, analysis and writing – syntheses of complex situations designed to promote understanding and action
These are a few examples of ways we can help develop understanding through organizational exploration and analysis. For more information, please contact us directly.
Please contact us with questions. We’d be happy to hear from you.