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MSU Executive Leadership Academy

Executive Leadership Academy Seminars

Strong leadership is essential for organizational success. Michigan State University is pleased to introduce the Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) leadership seminars for 2012-13, sponsored jointly by Human Resources and Academic Human Resources.

Seminar 1: Essential Communication Skills for Leaders 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
105 Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
Facilitated by Debra Nelson Dunbar, Indiana University

Seminar 2: Avoiding the Legal Landmines of Leadership

Thursday, February 14, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Facilitated by Tina Riley, MSU Human Resources Executive Education Program

Seminar 3: Creating a Culture of Accountability

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Facilitated by Debra Nelson Dunbar, Indiana University

Complete seminar descriptions and enrollment information are available on the Faculty and Organizational Development website. Brochures containing complete seminar information are mailed directly to those eligible to attend the seminars.


ELA seminars are open to leaders from the support and academic areas, including: Executive managers, unit directors, supervisors levels 15-17,  associate deans, assistant deans, chairpersons, and school directors.

Program Cost

The ELA seminar series is sponsored jointly by the offices of Human Resources and Academic Human Resources. There is no charge for the seminars.

For Additional Information

For information about the ELA seminar series contact:

Dawn Hecker, Director, Organization and Employee Development,, 517-884-0133.


Deborah DeZure, Assistant Provost for Faculty and Organizational Development,, 517-432-5125

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