Leadership skills for the future of business
In today’s fast-paced business world, successful leaders need the skills to recognize problems as they develop evidence-based solutions. In the Executive Certificate in Organizational Leadership, you will learn to develop effective leadership strategies, language, and confidence to evaluate trade-offs, make difficult decisions, and advocate for better solutions.
The Executive Certificate in Organizational Leadership is a transformative, three-course learning journey to put you in the “effective” category. When you finish, you will have the leadership skills to create and sustain a positive work culture while managing and motivating a growing, diverse team.
- Foundations of Leadership and Management
- Choose one course from within the Manager's Toolkit (see below)
- Applied Leadership Capstone
Foundations of Leadership and Management must be taken first, followed by a toolkit course, and then complete the Certificate by taking the Applied Leadership Capstone course last.
Foundations of Leadership and Management
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. This course is grounded in social science research and taught by renowned faculty who are experts in the leadership space.
Explore fundamental research-based principles that work, 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.
Choose one of the seven courses in the Manager’s Toolkit to create a pathway that fits your personal strengths and professional goals. Through practical, collaborative coursework, you will put together a personalized plan and actionable steps for growth through a combination of feedback, reflection, and goal setting.
- Essentials of Leadership Coaching
- Executive Presence
- Strategic Negotiation
- Data Visualization: Storytelling and Sensemaking
- Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate
- Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
- Project Management
Applied Leadership Capstone
Activate your knowledge and apply newly acquired skills, collaborating in diverse working groups to find real solutions to real world challenges. This course is primed with principles and frameworks for leading organizational change and strategies in targeted areas like inclusive leadership. By expanding on best practices, you will be ready to take on real-world organizational challenges with ease.
This transformative learning pathway brings leaders together to share insights in collaborative, creative environments that are facilitated, coached, and guided by expert faculty. As the concluding project of the Executive Certificate for Organizational Leadership, you will complete a reflective leadership and management portfolio, set new goals, and leave with a personal, actionable leadership plan for your future.