New Leader Institute


Are you a new leader interested in enhancing your professional development? We invite you to join the New Leader Institute. This innovative, evidenced based and interactive program is designed for you.

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The New Leader Institute is a 6-month program that begins in April with the onsite New Leader Bootcamp at the NICU Leadership Forum and continues through November 2017 in a variety of formal and informal collegial learning modalities. Institute participants will explore their leadership potential, identify their strengths and enhance their leadership knowledge through a team-based, distance-learning model of webinars, online group discussions and virtual office hours with Institute faculty. Make the investment in your future, increase your leadership presence and leverage that experience to positively impact outcomes. Join us!

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Program Highlights include:

  • Leadership self-assessments as well as follow-up 360 evaluation of progress
  • On-site kick-off meeting at the New Leader Bootcamp on April 25, 2017
  • Structured mentor/mentee programming
  • Evidenced based professional leadership eLearning
  • Webinars and online meetings with Leadership experts
  • Group discussions with required postings/participation
  • Online office hours with faculty and advisory board members
  • Attendance at the Leadership Forum

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Program Curriculum is in alignment with American Nurses Association competencies for professional nurses and with the American Nurses Credentialing (ANCC) Nurse Executive, Advanced Certification.

  • Human Capital Management
  • Fiscal Planning and Management
  • Care Delivery Systems
  • Quality Monitoring and Improvement

Deliverables for you and your organization include:

  • Initial leadership assessment and development of individualized action plan with achievable goals for professional growth
  • Innovative opportunities to utilize new skills and knowledge in your own work setting receiving feedback, process evaluation and additional coaching for success
  • Leadership readiness for Nurse Executive (NE-BC) certification
  • Up to 25 Continuing Education Credits available

Join us in leading, learning and growing as Nurse Leaders.


Individual: $3647.00 (includes full tuition for NICU Leadership Forum and the New Leader Bootcamp pre-conference, as well as the Institute)
Institutional rate for 2 or more participants from the same hospital or system: $­­­3447.00

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