Junior Leadership Academy

Junior Leadership Academy

As a student at Linnaeus University you can learn more about leadership and contribute to innovation by meeting inspiring leaders from the whole region and sharpen your leading skills.

Student and interested in leadership?

Are you interested in leadership, want to develop yourself and get a better start in your career? Then the Junior Leadership Academy (JLA) is something for you!

JLA provides you with practical knowledge that is useful for you in your upcoming professional career. Moreover, it boosts your confidence! We co-operate with active leaders and managers and know by experience that the knowledge from JLA is highly appreciated in addition to your degree.

Some examples of courses and activities:

  • Self-Leadership and personal development
  • New as a manager
  • How to run effective meetings
  • Leader labs/workshops
  • Various company visits (for example the IKEA Museum in Älmhult)
  • Business lunches
  • Mentor program
  • Leadership days with exciting lecturers, leaders and researchers

Welcome to sign up for Junior Leadership Academy. By registering you will get access to the JLA courses and activities presented in MyMoodle.

What is Junior Leadership Academy?

Junior Leadership Academy is a part of Center for leadership in Småland. Starting in 2020, the center runs the project ”Leadership and entrepreneurship in Småland” which also includes JLA and collaboration with Young Entrepreneurship in Kalmar and Kronoberg.

The project is financed by the Kamprad family foundation, Region Kalmar Län, Region Kronoberg, Linnaeus University, University of Technology at Jönköping University and the European regional development foundation through Tillväxtverket. The digital site for the project is Ledarkunskap.se.

Junior Leadership Academy is a part of Center for Leadership in Småland