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Young Leaders 2017 - European Museum Leadership Programme

KulturAgenda Institute

Organiser:KulturAgenda Institute
Venue:National Museum of Slovenia
Metelkova Ulica
Date(s):26.11.2017 - 30.11.2017
Event cost:950€ plus accommodation

European Museum Leadership Programme - 4th year

Young Leaders 2017
European Museum Leadership Programme
4 full days
Sunday evening November 26th to Thursday November 30th, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Call for Applications
Society is changing rapidly which not only has implications for the public role of museums and cultural institutions but also affects the way we experience and see them as part of our cultural framework. More than ever, leadership competencies are necessary to run and lead teams that make museums relevant to society and drive forward necessary change.
In a series of sessions this programme will introduce young European museums and cultural heritage professionals to the complex concept of self-, team- and institutional leadership helping them to explore their own competencies and leadership skills through self-reflection, discussions and group activities. International guest speakers and the leadership programme team will present best practice models and case studies. During the sessions participants will also have the opportunity to discuss the challenges in their own organisations.
Who is it for?
This training programme is for young museums and cultural professionals who have either recently been appointed to a management post (director or head of a department) of a museum or a cultural institution or who are aspiring to become leaders in their institutions.
Applicants should have already staff responsibility and should be under the age of 45 (exceptions are possible).
We are happy to accept also applications from outside of Europe.
Programme Details
• Intensive 4 day programme
• Small team of international experts
• Mix of experts’ inputs, discussions and workshops
• Evening after-dinner talks
• Starts on Sunday evening and finishes on Thursday 5pm (arrival on Sunday evening necessary)

Application process
Interested candidates should send
• A letter of intent (1-2 pages only) outlining why you want to participate in the programme
• A short CV (max. 3 pages) and
• a brief description of your current role and responsibilities in the organisation you work for
Deadline of submission is June, 30th

Selection process
All applications are reviewed by the leadership selection committee and a short list of 18 to 20 candidates will be announced at the beginning of July.

Programme Fee and Accommodation
Fee: 950 € plus ca. 300 € for lunch/dinner and 4 nights bed&breakfast (superior single room) in a 3-star hotel next to the programme venue.
Limited spaces (18 – 20 maximum);
Venue: National Museum Slovenia, Metelkova, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Travel to and from Ljubljana needs to be arranged individually.

Funding Opportunities and Bursaries
KulturAgenda is offering two bursaries of 450 EUR to assist candidates who have problems raising the full amount of the programme fee.
Please do contact us if you would like to know more about any of these opportunities!
Programme Concept
Jeff Beeson & Christian Waltl (a KulturAgenda event©)
Please forward your application to the programme leader:

Christian Waltl, director KulturAgenda (AT)
Tel: +43 650 5545165
or post your application to:
KulturAgenda Institute
Dr. Wutte Strasse 14, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria

Contact:Christian Waltl
KulturAgenda Institute
Dr. Wutte Strasse 14

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