Making the Leap to Academic Library Leadership
The workshop, designed for leaders of academic libraries (deans, directors, chief librarians, etc.), will focus on self-awareness, professional purpose, and the development of high-performing teams.
Participants will explore four fundamental leadership questions:
1. Who are you?
2. Where are you going?
3. Who is following your lead?
4. What value are you creating for the performance of your team?
The workshop examines two key components of successful leadership in academic libraries – managing people and directing strategy. Participants will learn lessons in leadership by sharing their own, and analyzing others’, experiences.
The self-awareness component of the workshop requires participants to examine their own direction, and to understand that, without a strong sense of direction, they cannot lead others.
Emphasis is placed on the idea that a leader must be able to inspire others to be followers. For instance, the library director must be able to pull together a library team, who must be inspired in some way to follow the leader’s direction.
The workshop will also discuss how library directors can build their team and sustain the motivation of its members, how to achieve high performance from colleagues, and how to create space for themselves to lead. Other people are a very important focus of the workshop .
The next essential element for a good leader is the ability to develop others – that is, to draw out the best from them. The workshop therefore addresses the need for leaders to coach and develop their colleagues. Participants will have ample opportunity to practice using appropriate, inspirational, and powerful tools and approaches that will enable them to do this easily and effectively.
By the end of the workshop, participants will:
(Register before November 11, 2018, and pay only USD 300)
* Participants will be responsible for their own accommodation and flight tickets.
Via Bank Transfer to the following account:
Riyad Bank – Malaz, Riyadh, S. A – KSA
Account No.: 2860431149901
Riyadh Bank, Saudi Arabia
IBAN : SA63 2000 0002 8604 3114 9901
Swift Code: RIBLSARI
Beneficiary Name: Arabian Advanced Systems
Email the transfer receipt to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call Naseej Academy Coordinator, Mr. Saied Ali on: +202 25980500 - +971 26348565 Ext. 2145
Ms. Jan Wilkinson
BA, Dip Lib, DMS, FLA, FRSA, DLitt (Hons)
Mr. Roger Fielding
BSc, PGCE, MEd, MPhil, MBA, CPCC, PCC
Leadership Consultant for 25 years, working in Europe, the Middle East and North America.
Online registration is now closed
Naseej Academy is a non-profit initiative that seeks to support and develop the leadership of the libraries, information and knowledge sectors in the Arab world; by offering a comprehensive range of courses, workshops and continuing education programs in cooperation with local, regional and international agencies.