Conscious Leadership and Team Management
Learn practices and tools that will make you a better leader, equipped to build trust and shape team culture.Request More Information
At a Glance
- 3 months Part-time
$1,600 per course$3,200 for certificate
Our Conscious Leadership and Team Management certificate program primes professionals for leadership positions. With lessons in self-assessment and management theory, students will build a foundation of professional excellence strong enough to manage teams with confidence.
This two-course, fully-remote certificate program will teach you to master the practices and tools you need to become a confident, effective manager. Graduates of the program are equipped to build trust, determine and mitigate the threat perceptions of those they supervise, and shape the culture and norms of groups and teams.
Designed for emerging leaders, supervisors, and managers seeking to grow their toolkit for team management
This certificate employs a multi-pronged approach to creative leadership, the handling of complex problems, and navigating change. Extraordinary leaders are thoughtful and intentional, able to pull from the myriad solutions in their toolbox to manage organizations and human capital. For each apparent obstacle, leaders must remain open and honest, recognizing that success and failure begins and ends with their ability to be self-aware, socially competent, and appreciative of relationships at each level of the business.
Leadership Development Is a Personal Journey
Today's dynamic and increasingly international work environment can be volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. Companies are facing new leadership challenges as they navigate multiple generations of leaders, rapidly changing technologies, and a shortage of individuals who can consistently innovate and inspire others to perform. It is no longer enough to respond to these challenges with intelligence and strategy. Rather, today’s effective leader must embrace change as a transformational opportunity and react in a way that is intuitive, collaborative, and demonstrative of resilience and emotional capability.
Leadership development is a very personal journey. It requires the courage to do ongoing work on oneself in order to attain greater empathy and compassion— components necessary to lead, motivate, and empower others, both individually and as a collective.
Resources for Current Students and Alumni
The Professional Development team provides various services to students including webinars, networking events, and an alumni scholarship program. Current students and alumni are encouraged to learn more about the Student Advisory Board.
With Leadership Skills, Anything is Possible
Expert leaders can work almost anywhere. After all, nearly every industry and organization needs talent with the ability to create effective teams, make important strategy decisions, and help resolve conflicts. In particular, organizational leaders tend to specialize in:
- Strategic Planning
- Human Resources Management
- Workforce Development
- Conflict Resolution
- Change Management
- Evaluating Performance of Individuals, Teams, and Organizations
The field of employment for training and development managers will grow at the above-rate of eight percent over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This growth reflects recent shifts in corporate culture: employees are increasingly required to continue their education throughout their careers, while innovation in training methods and learning technology continue apace to encompass social media use, mobile learning, and social networks.
Jobs for top executives are also projected to grow at an above-average rate into the future, with employment growth varying widely by occupation and largely dependent on the rate of industry growth.
Leadership Job Titles
- Account Coordinator/Account Manager
- Change Manager
- Higher Education Administrator
- Human Resources Manager
- Leadership Development Consultant
- Operations Director/Operations Manager
- Program Manager
- Strategic Communications Manager
- Training and Development Manager
- Vice President of People
Average Salaries for Organizational Leadership Positions
“Being a leader is more than just having a vision for where you want your idea to go. It’s more than just hiring the right people. Being a leader involves inspiring those people and getting them on board with your vision and the culture of the organization. After all, the culture of the organization, when you’re the leader, is your culture. It’s what you create.”
Business and Leadership
Today’s dynamic work environment requires leaders who can consistently innovate, make data-driven decisions, and inspire others to perform. Whether you’re in policy, marketing or management, learn ways to spark change wherever you go.Learn more about Business and Leadership