About Excelsior Leadership Academy

Balancing Evidenced Based Learning with Practical Application

Excelsior Leadership Academy (ELA) is a private education and training company. Our focus is on improving healthcare organization performance. We do this through developing and sustaining essential practical and applicable leadership and management skills. The primary work and focus of ELA includes:

  • Assessment – Developing competency-based assessments aligned with the strategic goals of the organization
  • Learning – Delivering custom leadership and management training to the specific needs of the organization
  • Application – Improving organizational performance through experiential ‘learning by doing’

Excelsior collaborates with organizations to create and sustain measurable results. Excelsior is Latin for 'Ever Upward' and reflects our partnership approach.

Educational Programs

Excelsior faculty provide educational programs for leading healthcare organizations, associations, and Fortune 500 companies.

Excelsior faculty have extensive experience providing on-site and online education and training. All faculty are scholar-practitioners, hand-picked from leading organizations and academic institutions. They excel in their depth and breadth of subject matter expertise, ability to achieve best practice outcomes among adult learners, and skill in translating current research and theories into actions.

Participants can apply this training immediately in their current jobs and throughout their careers. The program faculty collaborate closely with organizational leaders and subject-matter experts to ensure program alignment with the strategic goals and imminent needs of each organization.

Excelsior Leadership Academy in Action

Representative programs showcasing the value of our custom training solutions

Advanced Leadership Program

King Fahad Medical City
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia healthcare system is undergoing an unprecedented transition as it moves from a largely government-sponsored model of delivery and financing to one that includes privatization. It is funded by both government and employers using a third-party payer insurance model, similar to the United States.

Ecolab Value Partnering

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Excelsior and Ecolab have teamed up to develop a program to quantifying the projected financial return through a well-defined business case. By showing quantifiable improvements Ecolab will be able to establish these partnerships.

Dr. Richard Priore is a leading expert on healthcare system transformation. The intersection of his extensive professional and academic backgrounds lends both relevant industry perspective and an objective evidenced-based approach. With this he is creating innovative care models, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes. They drive for measurable operational efficiency, expanding capacity, and reducing unnecessary waste and cost.