LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM 2022
PROMOTING INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
September 16-18, 2022
You're invited to discover Villanova University's College of Professional Studies 3rd Annual Leadership Symposium - a professional education course designed to bring together managers, team leaders, and change agents for an intensive, engaging, and interactive learning experience.
This year's program is designed to bring together executives, managers, team leaders, and change agents for an intensive, engaging, and interactive learning experience. As part of this course, you will learn about inclusive leadership concepts and strategies from various guest speakers. Readings and structured activities will afford you the opportunity to reflect on your current approach to leadership, as well as develop a strategy for how you will incorporate the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion into your own leadership practice.
Friday, September 16, 2022
5:00 - 6:30 pm: Cocktails, Dinner, and Professional Networking
6:30 - 8:00 pm: Fireside Chat with panelists
Saturday, September 17, 2022 (Breakfast and lunch included)
9:00 - 9:30 am: Introductions
9:30 - 12:00 pm: Session I
12:00 - 1:30 pm: Lunch and Networking
1:30 - 3:30 pm: Session II
3:30 - 5:00 pm: Spotlight Panel
Sunday, September 18, 2022 (Breakfast and lunch included)
9:00 - 11:00 am: Application Exercises
11:00 - 12:00 pm: Closing keynote
12:00 pm: Lunch and Networking
Ralph A. Gigliotti, PhD
Assistant Vice President for Strategic Programs in the Office of University Strategy and Director of the Center for Organizational Leadership at Rutgers University
Ralph A. Gigliotti, Ph.D. is Assistant Vice President for Strategic Programs in the Office of University Strategy and Director of the Center for Organizational Leadership at Rutgers University, where he also teaches in the Department of Communication and Ph.D. Program in Higher Education. He also teaches part-time at Villanova University in both the College of Professional Studies and Department of Public Administration. Ralph’s research and consulting interests explore the intersection of organizational communication, leadership, crisis communication, and training and development within the context of higher education.
His research appears in numerous books and scholarly journals, and he has authored and co-authored several books, including the following:
- Crisis Leadership in Higher Education: Theory and Practice
- Leadership: Social Influence in Personal and Professional Settings
Ralph is a National Examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States Department of Commerce). He is also actively involved in various professional associations, including the leadership team of the Training and Development Division for the National Communication Association and the Board of Directors for the Network for Change and Continuous Innovation in Higher Education.
Panelists to be announced!
Panelists to be announced!
Speaker to be announced!
Villanova alumni and staff are eligible for a discount; please contact our enrollment team for more details at email@example.com.
Attendees will earn a Villanova University certificate of completion.
All students, faculty and staff who will be on campus are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information, visit the University's Vaccine Info webpage.