November 21, 2023
The Management Development Program (MDP) is an in-depth, year-long certification program designed for all supervisory levels.
Employees who participate in the MDP program will acquire a greater understanding of management knowledge, skills, and abilities to enable them to be successful in their current role while enabling future success. Facilitators for the program will include faculty and administrators as well as local professionals with expertise in certain disciplines and knowledge of the higher education environment.
The general program format will be hands-on using case studies and simulations to discuss real challenges that supervisors face in higher education every day. Participation in the program presents an exciting opportunity to develop the leadership potential of Dickinson College for the future. The program will be comprised of seven modules, each a hands-on, instructional workshop focused on relevant topics in the higher education environment. Topics that will be offered within the certification program will include:
- Cultural Competency & Conflict Management
- Developing Cultural Awareness as Management Practice
- Understanding Admissions
- Managerial Decision Making
- The Financing of Higher Education