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
  • Leadership days with exciting lecturers, leaders and researchers
  • Mentor program, which is a part of JLA - apply specific to the mentor programme. Read more about the mentor programme below. 

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.

The Mentor Programme

A chance to development - The purpose of the mentor programme is to strengthen the students' qualifications for their future careers and working lives – and to give the mentors the opportunity to contribute in this process by meeting the coworkers of the future.

Participation in the mentor programme means investing some of your time, in return you get to take part of others' experiences and networks, which can be valuable in your future studies, career and working life.

Welcome to sign up for Mentor program Fall 2020 - Apply via this link

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