Lead with purpose, manage with practice
Students can take Foundations of Leadership and Management as a three-day, standalone course or as their first step toward earning a Management Development Certificate. This course is designed to teach up-to-date and research-backed fundamental principles for managers and leaders in any industry. Learn the day-to-day functions of leaders and managers as you take part in hands-on, collaborative learning experience with industry peers.
Explore fundamental research-based principles that you can learn and grow from whether you're a first-time manager, middle manager, or seasoned business leader. This course is grounded in social science research and taught by renowned faculty that are experts in the leadership space.
If you intend on pursuing the Management Development Certificate, we suggest you complete Foundations of Leadership and Management before your elective courses.
All courses include:
Who should attend
- Rising managers
- Experienced business leaders
- Current managers looking to rise to the next level of management
- Team leaders and decision-makers across industries
What you will learn
- Learn to make more successful group decisions and effectively negotiate to achieve goals
- Understand and leverage networks of relationships to be more impactful as a leader
- Better select, hire, and motivate individuals to achieve a common purpose
- Leadership in a team environment
- Research-based management best practices
- How to apply research to business practices
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Office of Executive Education is a CAE Approved Provider. This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.asaecenter.org/cae.
As a CAE Approved Provider educational program related to the CAE exam content outline, this program may be applied for 21 credits toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements.
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Carey Business School
Brian Gunia, PhD (Management & Organizations, Northwestern University) joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2011. He is an associate professor in the research track with expertise in the ways that people can help themselves and their organizational colleagues act more ethically and/or negotiate more effectively, particularly by proactively regulating their sleep patterns. Gunia is the founder of the Johns Hopkins Business in Government initiative.
Assistant Professor, Carey Business School
Colleen Stuart is an assistant professor of management at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School with expertise in the areas of collaborative work, social networks and diversity. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from the University of Toronto. Her research has been published in several academic journals, such as Organization Science and The Academy of Management Journal, as well as featured in The New York Times, The Financial Times, and The Huffington Post.
Associate Professor and Academic Director of Executive Education, Carey Business School
Christopher G. Myers, PhD (Management & Organizations, University of Michigan) is an assistant professor and academic director of Executive Education at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School with joint faculty appointments in the School of Medicine and Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. His research explores questions of learning, development, and innovation in organizations, as well as how people learn vicariously from others’ knowledge and experience at work.