2024 NACE Management Leadership Institute

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  • Date: July 22 – July 25, 2024
  • Location: Swissotel Chicago, 323 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601

  • Career Level: Intermediate-level career services professionals aspiring to advance in their careers
  • Competency: Management and Administration
  • Fee: Single Room - $2,800 (member); $3,445 (nonmember)

    Commuter Rate - $2,030 (member); $2,530 (nonmember)

  • Capacity: Cohort size is limited to 100 participants
  • Summary

    Program Overview

    The career services profession is evolving, informed by changes in our culture, expectations among higher education leaders and students, demands for an equitable and inclusive student experience, and a transformation in employer relations. Now more than ever, career services leadership plays a critical role in institutional effectiveness and student success. The MLI curriculum, taught and facilitated by nationally recognized faculty, is designed to deliver substantive and timely strategies and practices for leading and contributing to successful career services initiatives.

    Designed for emerging and aspiring leaders, you’ll strengthen the leadership skills needed to contribute to and build a stronger and more successful career services team. This program will also promote evidence-based leadership strategies to excel within the field of career services and pave your way to greater organizational success. Participants will meet virtually prior to the four day in-person experience. After attending the in-person program, the MLI cohort will meet quarterly to gain further insights and discuss critical challenges in their leadership journey.

    Join NACE’s premier leadership 2024 NACE Management Leadership Institute for an in-person and blended learning experience that is engaging and impactful and that supports your growth for an entire year.

    Program Objectives

    • Identify leadership and motivation skills useful for peer management and managing direct reports;
    • Explore best practices in career center management;
    • Discover how you can add value and balance to your career center’s missions and goals through strategic management;
    • Identify new methods of raising the visibility of your career center within the university setting;
    • Discuss the ins and outs of financial management;
    • Examine timely ethical issues affecting career services and recruiting; and
    • Build a valuable network of colleagues in the career services profession.



For questions about payment or registration, contact events@naceweb.org or visit our MLI FAQ.