35 participants from Australian and New Zealand universities and research organisations have successfully completed the 2017 CAUDIT Leadership Institute program. Held for the third year at Sanctuary Cove, Qld, participants spent an intense week fine‐tuning their individual leadership skills and gaining valuable insight and understanding into the high level workings of institutions within the higher education and research sector.
Upon completing the end-of-program survey, respondents confirmed that they learned and achieved all they had hoped from attending the program. The top four most valued sessions for the 2017 cohort were identified as: Executive Insight, High Impact Communications, Leading with Emotional Intelligence and Resilient Leadership. In addition to this, survey feedback shows that participants highly valued the one-on-one coaching opportunities with each of the faculty with 45% of respondents saying that they could easily have spent longer talking to them!
The CLI is run exclusively for IT, Library and eResearch staff within the sector with 24 member institutions and organisations supporting their staff participation in 2017. This is broken up into the following stats: