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Emerging Leaders Certificate

Today’s ever-changing and uncertain business environment has placed complex demands on leaders. The result is a need for leadership capabilities beyond those used to succeed in the past. The Emerging Leaders Certificate develops your capacity to effectively lead your staff, team or organization and establish yourself as a skilled leader. Learn from our instructors who have real-world experience in the topics they teach to increase your value and affect positive change in your organization and career.

Learning Outcomes

  • Build a framework for sustainable leadership growth
  • Define and create a base of personal competency and credibility as a leader
  • Use the coaching methodology as a way to manage your staff and create a coaching plan that you can immediately implement in your workplace
  • Identify different communication styles and determine how to best communicate with others
  • Examine the importance of emotional intelligence and how it impacts your communication with others


To get started, enroll in a course from the list below. Earn the certificate by completing 5 core courses and 2 elective courses within three years.

Online course formats include live, course-paced, combined or on-demand. Blended courses offer both face-to-face and online components. View the session information on course pages for details.

CORE COURSESSummerFallSpringPrice
Effective Interpersonal Communication Skills

12/16-12/17 Face-to-Face

Emotional Intelligence: Dealing With Difficult People, Including Yourself!

12/1-12/2 Live Online

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

10/1-10/9 Live Online

Mastering Leadership – Breaking Through to Exceptional Effectiveness

7/7-7/8 Live Online

11/10-11/11 Live Online

Take a Coach Approach to Managing

9/29-10/7 Live Online

Building and Improving Project Team Functionality

11/4-11/5 Live Online

4/13-4/14/2021 Face-to-Face

Influence Without Authority: Manage People and Projects Up, Down and Sideways

11/4-11/6 Live Online

Managing Change

9/18-9/25 Live Online

Managing Virtual Staff and Teams

7/14-7/16 Online

The Power of Positive Conflict

11/17-11/18 Live Online


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Pam Nellen, Director of Business & Technology Programs

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