Learning Center
Leadership Programs

Learn with others. Our instructor-led programs are easy to find and navigate by these learning opportunities – aspiring leaders, people leaders and organization leaders. If you want help navigating these offerings, contact us at learndev@uab.edu.

LearningCenter Leadership Art


  • Programs for Aspiring Leaders

    L&D courses are offered in Campus Learning System; visit the Learning Calendar to search for upcoming sessions.


    Leading at All Levels

    A 3-part program open to all UAB team members who want to hone their leadership skills. Leading at All Levels learning objectives include (a) understand self and improve self-awareness, (b) review and apply/live out UAB leadership expectations, and (c) understand and apply communication skills for leaders.


    Career Wise

    Career Wise helps UAB team members create a vision and plan for their careers. This 5-part program includes guest speakers, panelists, Clifton Strength Finder Assessment and content designed to help participants own their careers and shape their UAB journey. Sessions are interactive. Pre and post work required. Participants must commit to the entire series.

  • Programs for People Leaders

    L&D courses are offered in Campus Learning System; visit the Learning Calendar to search for upcoming sessions.


    ABCs

    ABCs (Attitude, Behaviors & Connection) gives managers a high level look at critical areas of management. All sessions and discussions include your managerial brand, what behaviors are expected of managers and, most importantly, building connections with the people around you.


    Leadership Edge

    Leadership Edge for new managers is a 5-part, group experience. Content is geared toward acclimating to UAB – values, leadership expectations and continuing the journey of success as a manager and leader. All sessions are interactive. Pre and post work is required. To receive a certificate, managers must attend all sessions.

  • Programs for Organizational Leaders

    L&D courses are offered in Campus Learning System; visit the Learning Calendar to search for upcoming sessions.


    Coaching Circles

    This 90-day small group program is designed for managers and leaders who want to hone their coaching skills. Sessions include coaching foundations and practice. Participants should be prepared to coach and be coached by others.


    Blaze Leadership Academy

    Participants are nominated by their department leadership. Criteria for selection can be found on the program webpage. High potential managers (faculty and staff) from all areas of UAB are considered for the program. This developmental journey includes assessment, outside speakers, group activities and a service project. Application windows are posted on the Blaze Leadership Academy site and advertised in the eReporter.