Living Your Life as a Leader, and How to Teach Others to Join You


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This presentation was prepared for AIA Grassroots 2010, the Architects\' Leadership Conference. This presentation outlines different models and examples of leadership training programs that can be used at a local level to build young leaders in your community.

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Living Your Life as a Leader, and How to Teach Others to Join You

  1. 1. <ul><li>How to Live Your Life as a Leader </li></ul><ul><li>and How to Teach Others to Join You </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Abernethy, AIA, LEED AP, IIDA </li></ul><ul><li>F. Michael Ayles, AIA </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin J. Flynn, FAIA, IES </li></ul><ul><li>February 5, 2010 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Learning Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>You will understand the importance of leadership training for architects and students </li></ul><ul><li>You will understand how to use a leadership training program as a platform to engage in their community </li></ul><ul><li>You will be able to develop a plan for implementing local leadership training </li></ul><ul><li>Will understand pros and cons of different leadership training models </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Historical background </li></ul><ul><li>Importance and Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Local Component Board Program Models </li></ul><ul><li>Local Chapter Membership Program Models </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Outreach Program Models </li></ul><ul><li>Q & A </li></ul><ul><li>Closing </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Building Community: </li></ul><ul><li>A New Future for Architecture Education & Practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ernest L. Boyer and Lee D. Mitgang </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1996 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Finally, we urge schools to prepare future architects for lives of civic engagement, of service to the nation.” </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1997 First AIA Leadership Institute held at Georgetown University. Future programs occurred in 2002 & 2003. 1999 University of Maryland leadership program 2004 “Leadership By Design: Extending the Influence of Architects at Conference in Chicago” AIA Leadership Conference at Convention 2005 Las Vegas 2006 Los Angeles 2007 San Antonio 2008 Boston AIA Leadership Programs
  6. 6. <ul><li>2004 “Leadership By Design: Extending the Influence of Architects at Conference in Chicago” </li></ul><ul><li>2005 AIA Board grants CLE Knowledge Community two-year incubator status </li></ul><ul><li>2006 CLE begins work and finds volunteers to serve on committee </li></ul><ul><li>2007 CLE granted full knowledge community status </li></ul><ul><li>2008 CLE continues work in areas of research, outreach, communication and professional development </li></ul><ul><li>2009 CLE is moved to the Board Advocacy Committee (BAC) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New name - AIA Leadership Network </li></ul></ul></ul>AIA Committee on Leadership Education
  7. 7. <ul><li>2006 CACE Annual Meeting - Madison, Wisconsin </li></ul><ul><li>2007 Grassroots Conference - Washington, D.C. </li></ul><ul><li>2008 CACE Annual Meeting - Richmond, Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>2008 Build Boston - Boston, Ma. </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Grassroots - Washington, D.C . </li></ul>“ Living Your Life as a Leader” History
  8. 9. “ We don't accomplish anything in this world alone ... and whatever happens is the result of the whole tapestry of one's life and all the weavings of individual threads from one to another that creates something.” Sandra Day O'Connor 2010 Grassroots - Washington, D.C.
  9. 10. <ul><li>… for yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Make a difference </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Networking contacts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Skill development </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communicates that you care about your </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>community </li></ul></ul></ul>Importance of Leadership …
  10. 11. <ul><li>… for your component </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased awareness & respect of profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability & diversity of the component </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul></ul>Importance of Leadership …
  11. 12. <ul><li>… for the profession </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Voice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Matters </li></ul></ul>Importance of Leadership …
  12. 13. <ul><li>… for your community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainable future for our children/grandchildren </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influence public perception </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active participant in our democracy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Community </li></ul></ul>Importance of Leadership …
  13. 14. Local Component Board Boosting your Board from good to great
  14. 15. <ul><li>Indicators for Board Success… </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainable - Leadership Succession </li></ul><ul><li>Positive Experience - Thoughtful Caretakers </li></ul><ul><li>New Board Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>On-going Training </li></ul><ul><li>Strategy and Assessment </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Board diversity is critical to the public perception of an organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Pasadena & Foothill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA San Diego </li></ul></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Creating institutional memory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Southwest Washington </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Legacy” part of their mission-purpose & goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Arizona </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership Development Committee </li></ul></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Positive Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Thoughtful caretakers … </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>New Board Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Essential to insure effective governance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retreats </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AIA Nebraska </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>On-Going Training </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and Mentor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA North Carolina </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Strategy & Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Start with a strong vision…Conclude with reflection & feedback </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Central Valley Chapter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Los Angeles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Arizona </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. 2009 In Review July August September October November December Component Conference Call Component Conference Call Component Conference Call Component Conference Call Component Conference Call Added University Events Component 10:13 Update Email and print piece allied recruitment Small Firms Survey Member-ship Survey Rules of BOD Approved Staff reductions 10,000 hours pledged 358 Design Award Entries Legislators’ Night at the Ballpark Fundraiser for Rep. Van Zant Fellowship Nomination System Allied Started providing support to AIA Palm Beach AIA Leadership Component Conference Call McGraw-Hill Contract netFORUM support agreement with AIA Friday Facts open rate at 33% 116 Component Reports created (91 specific) Communications Program Component Excellence Award 4 new distance learning courses SAP -Trained 200 members and non-members A/E/ID Overlap resolution SAP MOU signed with BOAF Bylaws Approved Negotiations with FES on overlap issues BOAF Expedited Permitting Task Force “ Bring a Student” Program
  22. 23. <ul><li>AIA Resources - </li></ul><ul><li>Following Documents Located on Governance </li></ul><ul><li>SharePoint Site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SWOT Environment Scan - Pre-Retreat Survey </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Board Development Presentation - PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Board Knowledge Survey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Staff </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>Additional Resources… </li></ul><ul><li>BoardSource </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>The Center for Association Leadership </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Energize Inc. </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><li>Why?! </li></ul><ul><li>To build the best Board to </li></ul><ul><li>insure better governance </li></ul><ul><li>so that you may better serve </li></ul><ul><li>your members, your </li></ul><ul><li>profession and the </li></ul><ul><li>communities where you live. </li></ul>
  25. 26. Local Component Board - Q&A [email_address] “ Knowledge alone is not enough to get desired results. You must have the more elusive ability to teach and motivate. This defines a leader; if you can’t teach and you can’t motivate you can’t lead” John Wooden
  26. 27. <ul><li>Local Leadership Programs </li></ul><ul><li>What does it look like? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage the community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engage political and social leaders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand local resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build general leadership skills and confidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A potential stepping stone to greater influence </li></ul></ul>
  27. 28. <ul><li>Local Leadership Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Single Events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-session training efforts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outreach committees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance programs </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. <ul><li>Types of Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Single Events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Conferences (Grassroots!) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Firm Leadership Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Section/Chapter Leadership Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competency Testing and Evaluation </li></ul></ul>
  29. 30. <ul><li>Single Event Model </li></ul><ul><li>NBBJ Oregano Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each class is a selected from among the entire company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group selects a key issue or topic and plans trip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Present their experience to the firm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  30. 31. <ul><li>Single Event Model </li></ul><ul><li>AIA North Carolina </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One event per year, in a two-year cycle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Y1 Session: a one-day leadership curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Y2 Session: a weekend leadership retreat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepares members for future leadership roles </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. <ul><li>Single Event Model </li></ul><ul><li>AIA North Carolina </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focuses on basic leadership skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants are nominated by local section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparatory reading is required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roy Johnson, AIA, Advanced Management Institute </li></ul></ul>
  32. 33. <ul><li>Single Event Model </li></ul><ul><li>Competency Testing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-administered or facilitated by consultant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online testing with follow-up discussion session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> – find a consultant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> – take the MBTI online </li></ul></ul>
  33. 34. <ul><li>Types of Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-session program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly Leadership Development Series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Events Round Tables and Panels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Book Club’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecture Series </li></ul></ul>
  34. 35. <ul><li>Multi-Session Program </li></ul><ul><li>Living Your Life as a Leader </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Group study session </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group leader/facilitator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Web Video LYLAAL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul></ul>
  35. 36. <ul><li>Multi-Session Program </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Kansas City Pillars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual program by application based on career success and community involvement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare AIA KC emerging leaders for their role in shaping the profession and greater KC metro area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits: relationship & skills development </li></ul></ul>
  36. 37. <ul><li>Multi-Session Program </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Kansas City Pillars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics include advocacy, mentorship, business and legal issues, industry trends and economic development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tiffany Shepherd: [email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  37. 38. <ul><li>Multi-Session Program </li></ul><ul><li>Roundtables & Panels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite local civic leaders to discuss issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Host bi-monthly or quarterly roundtable discussions on leadership issues within the community or profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership ‘Stories’ </li></ul></ul>
  38. 39. <ul><li>Multi-Session Program </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Book Club’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Management Institute Reading List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Living Your Life as a Leader Resources List </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Resources Library – search ‘leadership’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Podnet - </li></ul></ul>
  39. 40. <ul><li>Multi-Session Program </li></ul><ul><li>Public Lecture Series </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnering with local economic development, civic, non-profit or academic stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Host post-lecture events for further discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics which raise awareness and address current public issues and concerns </li></ul></ul>
  40. 41. <ul><li>Types of Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach Initiatives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canstruction (with Society of Design Administration) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture Month </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awareness Initiatives </li></ul></ul>
  41. 42. <ul><li>Outreach Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Wisconsin Architects in Schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connects teachers to local architects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers example curriculum suggestions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architects at Career Days </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20-minute video, ‘ How Buildings Speak’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www. </li></ul></ul>
  42. 43. <ul><li>Outreach Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>AIA 150 Blueprint for America </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Honolulu Shape of Hawaii </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Texas Shape of Texas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public Radio mini radio series </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sixty-five 90 second programs </li></ul></ul>
  43. 44. <ul><li>Types of Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Existing Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chamber of Commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-Profits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private leadership institutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add architectural topics to general leadership skills </li></ul></ul>
  44. 45. <ul><li>Types of Programs </li></ul><ul><li>On-going Programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Recognition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Studies </li></ul></ul>
  45. 46. <ul><li>Ongoing Programs </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Western Mountain Region </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pettigrew Memorial Leadership Scholarship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awarded based on service to community and AIA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funds an Associate Member’s trip to Grassroots each year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www. </li></ul></ul>
  46. 47. <ul><li>Indicators for Success… </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting the right people at the right time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection method </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selection criteria </li></ul></ul>
  47. 48. <ul><li>Indicators for Success… </li></ul><ul><li>Diversity of experience and exposure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustainability of program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive Experience with true value </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General and architectural leadership topics </li></ul></ul>
  48. 49. <ul><li>Indicators for Success… </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability of Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Commitment – it is worth it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How much & who pays </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating a valuable experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating ownership and succession </li></ul></ul>
  49. 50. <ul><li>Indicators for Success… </li></ul><ul><li>How to use leadership skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is the parallel between content and application clear? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are the introductions and new network able to be leveraged? </li></ul></ul>
  50. 51. <ul><li>Indicators for Success… </li></ul><ul><li>Topics to cover – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content is important </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Leadership Skills & Perspectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture-specific Leadership Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider your program model and best fit </li></ul></ul>
  51. 52. <ul><li>What happens next? </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the momentum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A commitment to try something new </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start small </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose models to establish rapport </li></ul></ul>
  52. 53. Local Leadership Education [email_address] “ It is in the service of the people and not of its own members that the Institute finds, and will find, its widest and best field.” 1907 AIA President Frank Miles Day
  53. 54. <ul><li>Academic Leadership Programs </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Conditions for Accreditation, Part II, Section I </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Performance Criteria – Realm ‘C’: Leadership and Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Architects need to manage, advocate, and act legally, ethically and critically for the good of the client, society and the public. This includes collaboration, business, and leadership skills.” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  54. 55. <ul><li>Academic Leadership Programs </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Conditions for Accreditation, Part II, Section I </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Performance Criteria – Realm ‘C’: Leadership and Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>C.6.: “Leadership: Understanding of techniques and skills architects use to work collaboratively in the building design and construction process and on environmental, social, and aesthetic issues in their communities.” </li></ul></ul></ul>
  55. 56. <ul><li>Academic Leadership Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-90’s – major NAAB accreditation issues: “leadership” and “resources” </li></ul><ul><li>NAAB-Accredited Architecture Programs in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>151 in 117 institutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doctorate (1); Master (94); Bachelor (56) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Documented architecture programs utilizing accessible, Leadership-based training/courses … ? </li></ul>
  56. 57. <ul><li>Types of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Indirect training (gained through experience) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student government (officers, community outreach) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIAS Chapter efforts and participation (i.e. Forum) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student newsletters, journals, publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Mentoring Programs (formal and informal) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design-Build Studios (Architecture & C.M. students form teams and work with assigned leaders) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Design Centers/Programs </li></ul></ul>
  57. 58. <ul><li>Types of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Full, Half-day seminars / retreats (most common) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Range of topics or speakers (especially if annual) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lecture/Panel-style </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open to entire campus/community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration/Fee considerations (online vs. walk-in; hosted by class/school vs. $) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinated with other municipal, community, professional organization efforts </li></ul></ul>
  58. 59. <ul><li>Types of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-day / Weekend Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 – 3 days in length with multiple topics/speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive and Participatory-style; focused topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Usually invited or selected students/participants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project, Report, Presentation maintains commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration/Fees depends on coordination with other factors (school enrollment vs. required travel/lodging) </li></ul></ul>
  59. 60. <ul><li>Types of programs </li></ul><ul><li>Semester / Minor Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ranges from incorporating exercises into existing one semester/year course … to a Minor degree! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics range from broad (leadership in practice) to specific (adaptive, organizational, political) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University or Departmental-based commitment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Registration/Fees based on school enrollment and part of educational costs (no additional cost) </li></ul></ul>
  60. 61. <ul><li>Single Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas State University Leadership Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Mission Statement: </li></ul><ul><li>To enhance the leadership skills and capacities of the K-State community and communities throughout Kansas. </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Orchestrate experience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultivate a learning community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitate continued learning opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  61. 62. <ul><li>Single Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas State University Leadership Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse committee structure (K-State Provost is member) </li></ul><ul><li>K-State School of Leadership Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Wed., March 24 = 14 th Annual Leadership Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>All day seminar held on campus (Student Union) </li></ul><ul><li>Different topics (and speakers) each year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>i.e. “Adaptive Leadership” </li></ul></ul>
  62. 63. <ul><li>Single Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas State University Leadership Seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive sponsorship from campus and community </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Registration required ($85) </li></ul><ul><li>Open to K-State faculty/staff, students, general public </li></ul>
  63. 64. Single Day Model Kansas State University Leadership Seminar
  64. 65. <ul><li>Single Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Other notable examples </li></ul><ul><li>University of Maryland (in coordination with the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Academy – “service-centered” philosophy (worked with AIA on Leadership program in 1998) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First architecture students, then planners, preservationists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Topics focused on broad review of leadership practice (i.e. individual styles, team building, “Voices from the Field”) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saturday program held for 8 years (temporarily suspended) </li></ul></ul>
  65. 66. <ul><li>Single Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Other notable examples </li></ul><ul><li>University of Tennessee (Leadership Retreat) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New program within last 4 years initiated by Dean John McRae </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>+/- 40 architecture students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Considered a ‘Kick-off’ to Spring Semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invited facilitator (i.e. UT basketball coach; Mayor) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured brainstorming exercises by facilitator </li></ul></ul>
  66. 67. <ul><li>Single Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Idea? </li></ul><ul><li>Living Your Life as a Leader Presentation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite local component member to present material to incoming freshman architecture class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiates dialogue early in professional education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Presenter provides personal leadership story </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Living Your Life as a Leader sections 1-5 reviewed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students asked to think about their own “personal leadership plan” and document it </li></ul></ul></ul>
  67. 68. <ul><li>Multi-Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Northwest Region/Pacific Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Initiated during one-day retreat at the AIA NW/P regional conference in November 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Deans/Directors/Chairs of 7 NW/P arch. programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA NW/P Region Board of Director representatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practicing architects in NW/P Region </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timeline to implement was aggressive (9-10 months) </li></ul><ul><li>Total participants at Institute Conference = 20-25 students </li></ul>
  68. 69. <ul><li>Multi-Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Northwest Region/Pacific Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-Conference Schedule Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall 2008 – Spring 2009: 2 - 3 students selected by faculty (in conjunction with emerging professional) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spring 2009: Students and E.P. prepare for conference through reading, discussion with faculty mentors, video conference, and other assignments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students enroll for fall course in leadership (as determined/available through each school) </li></ul></ul>
  69. 70. <ul><li>Multi-Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Northwest Region/Pacific Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thurs., September 16 – Students/E.P./Mentors arrive; pre-conference activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fri., September 17 & 18 – Focus on goals, outcomes, presentations, workshops, development of leadership project/timelines, accomplishments, post-conference objectives, dissemination of results, Board report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sat., September 19 – Students participate in regional conference </li></ul></ul>
  70. 71. <ul><li>Multi-Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Northwest Region/Pacific Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Post-Conference Structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establish communication methods/protocols between all participating schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students work on leadership projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Periodic video conferences to report on progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May 15, 2010 – Students submit completed project to steering committee for archiving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall 2010 – Presentation of leadership projects at start of next Leadership Institute </li></ul></ul>
  71. 72. <ul><li>Multi-Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Northwest Region/Pacific Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Engagement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Obtain funding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide model for other AIA regions to pursue/use </li></ul></ul>
  72. 73. <ul><li>Multi-Day Model </li></ul><ul><li>Northwest Region/Pacific Leadership Institute </li></ul><ul><li>Benchmarks: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Generate leadership skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify leadership issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disseminate/Publish results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit for awards (i.e. AIA Education Awards, etc.) </li></ul></ul>
  73. 74. <ul><li>Degree Program Model </li></ul><ul><li>American University - School of Public Affairs (SPA) Leadership Program </li></ul><ul><li>Provides students with the skills, experience, and knowledge to prepare them for leadership roles in public service </li></ul><ul><li>Four-year, 15-unit course = Certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive application process (35 students/year) </li></ul><ul><li>But … NO Architectural Degree Program </li></ul>
  74. 75. <ul><li>Degree Programs </li></ul><ul><li>What schools with Architecture Programs have Leadership-based Degree Programs ? </li></ul><ul><li>What potential is there for an Architecture School to create/implement an architecture profession, leadership-based degree program? </li></ul>
  75. 76. <ul><li>Degree Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Doctorate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Andrews University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arizona State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Louisiana State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Arkansas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Oklahoma (Military offered only) </li></ul></ul>
  76. 77. <ul><li>Degree Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Masters: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Northeastern University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Norwich University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pennsylvania State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Pennsylvania </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of South Florida </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Woodbury University </li></ul></ul>
  77. 78. <ul><li>Degree Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Kansas State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mississippi State University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of California at Berkeley </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Colorado at Boulder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Kansas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Maryland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Minnesota </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Nebraska - Lincoln </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Nevada - Las Vegas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Southern California </li></ul></ul>
  78. 79. <ul><li>Degree Program - Minor </li></ul><ul><li>Kansas State University (Undergraduate) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School of Leadership Studies Minor Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Core courses (9 credit hours) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intro to Leadership Concepts </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Culture and Context in Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership in Practice </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Seminar in Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Elective courses (9 credit hours) – Categories </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics, Theories of Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Foundations/Applications of Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internship Seminar </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  79. 80. <ul><li>Degree Program - Minor </li></ul><ul><li>University of Maryland (Undergraduate) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Department of Counseling & Personnel Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First 20 qualified applicants accepted per semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minor in Leadership Studies = 18 credit hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Required courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intro Leadership, Leadership in Groups & Organizations, Applied Contextual Leadership </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership & Identity, Advanced Leadership Seminar </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>28 Elective course choices from 10 category levels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Examples: Behavioral/Social Sciences, Business & Management, Communication, Psychology, Public Policy </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  80. 81. <ul><li>Potential Program? </li></ul><ul><li>“ Proposal for New Instructional Program; University of Maryland ” </li></ul><ul><li>- as provided by John Maudlin-Jeronimo, January 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Master’s of Professional Studies in Practice Leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed and presented by the UMD School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (Fall 2007) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-year, part-time, 30 credit hour, 10 course program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Admission requirements: Professional degree in a building design industry profession, 3 - 5 years practical professional experience </li></ul></ul>
  81. 82. <ul><li>Program Rationale </li></ul><ul><li>Master’s of Professional Studies in Practice Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Building design industry faster, more dynamic, demanding </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity in practice must be applied at same level as the design and construction of buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership is key attribute of firms that optimize success in quality and profitability </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated that 90% architecture education focused on design, 10% practice; however, 95% of business environment is practice, 5% design! </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture graduates constantly trying to catch up </li></ul>
  82. 83. <ul><li>Program Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Master’s of Professional Studies in Practice Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare students for leadership roles </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare students for research and academic careers </li></ul><ul><li>Develop scholarly research </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance reputation of the university </li></ul>
  83. 84. <ul><li>Program Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Master’s of Professional Studies in Practice Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Required courses (some may exist in other programs) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership in Practice (Pre-requisite) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Management and Profitability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing; Design and Communications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Law, Process, and Ethics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resolving Conflicts / Negotiating Agreements </li></ul></ul>
  84. 85. <ul><li>Program Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Master’s of Professional Studies in Practice Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Elective courses (any 2) such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Facilities Management, Real Estate Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Determinants in Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding and Managing Risk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Cost Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Globalization, International Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Trends and Futures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preservation Law and Government Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Housing Costs and Financing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community Facilities and Infrastructure Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portfolio and Asset Management </li></ul></ul>
  85. 86. <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>John Maudlin-Jeronimo, FAIA, Associate Dean, External Affairs, University of Maryland; (301) 405-8628; [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Robert M. Wilson, Associate Extension Specialist, Office of Local Government, K-State Research and Extension; (785) 532-7823; [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Gregory A. Kessler, Professor and Director, School of Architecture and Const. Management, Washington State University; (509) 335-5539; [email_address] </li></ul>
  86. 87. <ul><li>Additional Resources… </li></ul><ul><li>Andrea S. Rutledge, CAE, Executive Director, NAAB; (202) 783-2007; [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Michael J. Monti, PhD, Executive Director, ACSA; (202) 785-2324; [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Swett, Richard. Leadership By Design: An Architecture of Trust ; Greenway Communications, 2005 </li></ul>
  87. 88. Academic Leadership Programs [email_address] “ The very art of leadership … is that you have to have vision.” Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh (former President, University of Notre Dame)
  88. 89. How to Live Your Life as a Leader and How to Teach Others to Join You Questions, Comments, Thoughts, Suggestions?