Leadership Development Program

What is the Leadership Development Program?
The Leadership Development Program is a cohorted, selective, year-long program for senior and nominated developing supervisors, managers and leaders. Designed to build self-awareness, ability to influence others, navigate the organization and skillfully lead teams. The LDP brings together a diverse mix of about 35 faculty and staff from across the university.

The Leadership Development Program:

The LDP calendar for FY20

Event Date
Applications due  June 30, 2019
Notification of acceptance August 1, 2019
Program kickoff September 5, 2019
Session one October 28 - 30, 2019
Session two January 28 - 30, 2020
Session three April 21 - 23, 2020
Graduation and program close June 17, 2020 

Program criteria

FY20 Nomination Process

  1. In May, the university asks university senior leaders (for example, Deans and DBOs) to consider the potential and performance of faculty and staff in their area/division and to identify a pool of potential nominees
    • If you would like to self-nominate, please work with your manager/supervisor to express interest to your area's nominating senior leader
  2. Senior leader selects up to three nominees, including any potential self-nominations
  3. Senior leader provides potential participant with paragraph of recommendation
  4. Potential participant completes the online form by June 30th
  5. Nominating committee meets and reviews applications, seeking diversity and representation from across all areas of the university
  6. Nominating committee notifies selected participants and their leader(s) by August 1
  7. Program kicks off September 5th

To apply for the 2020 JHU Leadership Development Program, please fill out the JHU Leadership Development Nomination application.


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