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Muskingum University Partners with the Innovative Leadership Institute and Expedient

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Updated 10:00 AM CDT, Wed, August 14,2019

"Graduates of the MISST program are equipped to transform the workplace through creativity, critical thinking and collaborate leadership and technology skills" said Dr. Maria Moore, Director of MISST.

Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/14/2019 -- The Central Ohio IT Leaders program is a year-long leadership development program offered jointly by the Innovative Leadership Institute and Expedient. It is a professionally rigorous program that meets monthly, where IT professionals learn about leadership topics, build leadership skills, and build their professional network. Participants attend twelve sessions including six academic classes, four roundtables hosted by experienced technology leaders and attend two networking sessions. During the program, participants also engage with online leadership content, including an International Award-winning textbook, a range of audio interviews with thought leaders, academics and executives, and video content. To receive certification, participants are required to attend the sessions and complete all program deliverables. Participants who meet all requirements receive a joint certification from the Innovative Leadership Institute and Muskingum University's Master of Information Strategy Systems and Technology (MISST) program.

In addition to receiving a certification, all past IT Leaders participants who met the certification requirements will receive a 10% tuition discount and earn a 3-credit waiver upon completion of their leadership program when they apply and are admitted into Muskingum University's MISST program.

MISST is a 36-credit hour, 100% online program designed for the 21st-century professional aspiring to become a transformational leader working at the intersection of business and technology. MISST offers a unique focus on the evolving 21st-century workplace by recognizing the strategic role of data and the impact of accelerating change, while providing the knowledge and skills necessary to "future-proof' careers. This innovative program features project-based learning designed to support collaborative, problem-solving teams of professionals from diverse backgrounds. Its expert faculty representing experience in a variety of industries ensures its currency and relevancy for today's professional.

"Graduates of the MISST program are equipped to transform the workplace through creativity, critical thinking and collaborate leadership and technology skills" said Dr. Maria Moore, Director of MISST. She stated that participants of the IT Leaders Program are ideal candidates because they will have received instruction and practice in the area of innovative leadership.

About Muskingum University
Muskingum educates the whole person for the whole world. Students develop to their fullest potential – intellectually, spiritually, socially, and physically. Muskingum University's proud heritage began in 1837, when Ohio was an infant state and covered wagons were bringing adventurous settlers westward over the newly completed National Road through New Concord. The University's Native American name, sometimes mispronounced and often misspelled, is a source of pride and an enduring link to the history of frontier America "beyond the Alleghenies." For additional information about MISST or to enroll in the program contact Maria Moore at 740-826- 8467 or email at mtmoore@muskingum.edu. Visit Muskingum.edu/gcs/misst

About the Innovative Leadership Institute
The Innovative Leadership Institute helps leaders identify disruptive trends and develop strategies to transform themselves and their organizations into industry leaders. It is focused on elevating the quality of leadership. It helps organizations and communities strengthen their leadership talent pool and performance outcomes. In doing so, it helps leaders evolve ahead of their competition so that leadership itself becomes one of the organization's strategic advantages. Visit www.innovativeleadershipinstitute.com to find more about the institute and ways to innovate leadership.

About Expedient
Expedient is an Infrastructure as a Service solutions provider, engaged with mid-sized to enterprise organizations to provide robust cloud, colocation and connectivity services across America and the world. Expedient believes in engagement and support in their local communities. In Central Ohio, we have worked with the Central Ohio CIO Forum, Innovative Leadership Institute and the City of Dublin to create the IT Leaders program. For additional information about Expedient or the IT Leaders program, lease contact Steve Gruetter at 614.246.0104 or steve.gruetter@expedient.com

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