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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.

For information on the course format, view the session information on the selected course page.

CORE COURSESFallSpringSummerPrice
Emotional Intelligence: Dealing With Difficult People, Including Yourself!

1/25-1/26/2023 Live Online

6/7-6/8/2023 In-person

From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

6/22-6/30/2023 Live Online

Managing Virtual Staff and Teams

2/14-2/16/2023 Live Online

Take a Coach Approach: Increase Employee Engagement Remotely and Face-to-Face

4/5-4/13/2023 Live Online

Understanding Business Strategy: Decision-Making and Disruptive Thinking

5/16-5/17/2023 In-person

Building Psychological Safety and Trust With Your Teams

4/14-4/21/2023 Live Online

De-Stressing Your Distress

4/24-4/25/2023 In-person

Finance Skills for Nonfinancial Managers

3/6-3/14/2023 Live Online

Having Difficult Conversations

2/21-2/23/2023 Live Online

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

5/9-5/10/2023 Live Online

Transitioning to an Executive Role: What It Takes to Take the Lead

6/1-6/9/2023 Blended


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Kimberly Huettl, Program Manager

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