Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP)


IIT Roorkee is one of the 15 LEAP training institutions and is organizing a 2nd LEAP, after success of 1st LEAP in 2018, as below:
1. Two weeks programme at Greater Noida Extension Centre, IIT Roorkee
2. One week programme at University of Michigan, USA
Ministry of Human Resources has taken an initiative to build excellence in leadership in Higher Education institutions in the country, through a pool of trained professionals. In this regard, a three-week training program was successfully organized by IIT Roorkee in collaboration with Ross School of Business Management, University of Michigan, USA during 17 November to 7 December 2018 which was attended by 29 participants. We are now organizing the second LEAP. The first part of the training is of two weeks at Greater Noida Extension Centre of IIT Roorkee. The second part of the training is at the Ross School of Business Management, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, USA.

Note : Date will be announced later.

Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) is a three weeks leadership development training programme (2 weeks domestic and one week foreign training) for second level academic functionaries in public funded higher educational institutions. The main objective is to prepare second tier academic heads who have potential and likely to assume leadership roles in the future. The programme would provide senior faculty, with high academic credentials, the required leadership and managerial skills including skills of problem-solving, handling stress, team building work, conflict management, developing communication skills, understanding and coping with the complexity and challenges of governance in HEIs, financial & general administration. Senior faculty members having at least 8 years of experience at the level of professor with age below 58 years may attend the program. Around 30 participants will be shortlisted to participate in the training program.

Eligibility Criteria:

The mandatory eligibility conditions shall be:
(i) At least 8 years of experience in the grade of Professor.
(ii) At least 3 years experience in administrative positions.
(III) Impeccable Integrity.
(IV) At least 30 publications in 'SCOPUS' indexed international journals.
(v) Age below 58 years as on 31st December 2019.

IIT Roorkee is one of the 15 LEAP training institutions. Faculty interested to register for this course in IIT Roorkee, must use the following button to fill in the details:

Last date for registering: April 30th, 2020