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Leadership for Academicians Program (LEAP)

Leadership for Academicians Program is a three-week leadership development training program (two weeks domestic and one-week foreign training) for second level academic functionaries in publicly funded higher education institutions (HEIs) in India. The main objective is to prepare second-tier academic heads who are potentially likely to assume leadership roles in the future. The programme would provide senior faculty the required leadership and managerial skills including skills of problem-solving, handling stress, team building work, conflict management, developing communication skills, understanding and coping with the complexity and challenges of governance in HEIs, financial and general administration.

Eligibility Criteria:

The mandatory eligibility conditions are:

  • At least 8 years of experience in the grade of Professor
  • At least 3 years of experience in administrative positions
  • Impeccable integrity
  • At least 30 publications in 'SCOPUS' indexed international journals
  • Age below 55 years

IIT Bombay is one of the 15 LEAP training institutions. Faculty interested to register for this course in IIT Bombay, must use the following link to fill in the details: