UBC’s leadership development initiative

UBC is committed to the ongoing development of faculty and staff leaders at every level of the organization.

Leadership is a shared responsibility where we live the vision and values that lead to excellence in teaching, research, learning and engagement for a better world.

Informed by this leadership philosophy, UBC has articulated a leadership framework with six competencies – and related behaviour statements – that all leaders can work toward.

The competencies and behaviours were arrived at through a careful mapping of the skills, knowledge and attitudes expected of senior UBC administrative leaders. They were further validated through internal consultations and a review of other leadership frameworks and competency models in Higher Education.

By uniting under a common philosophy and framework, everyone can take part in building the shared vision for leadership at UBC – a vision that holds us accountable to our strategic commitments and organizational values and enables us to embrace the complexity of our times.

Learn more about UBC’s leadership framework (CWL required).