Non-Credit Certificates Online

Conscious Leadership and Team Management


A Competitive Advantage You Can Take to Work

Our students acquire the tools to enhance their emotional intelligence and improve their leadership style. The Conscious Leadership and Team Management certificate program will help you demonstrate why you can be trusted, manage threat perceptions, and boost your team’s engagement, motivation, and performance. 

By attending this program, you will learn to: 

  • Devise strategies for applying leadership and management skills to overcome complex problems and challenges
  • Demonstrate an understanding of emotional intelligence and how to apply the concept to encourage growth
  • Recognize the role of psychological capital in leadership development as well as its impact on responses to organizational change
  • Understand the characteristics of effective, high-performing teams
  • Identify the stages of team development and issues that can dismantle team performance

Boost Your Career at the Speed of Industry

Conscious Leadership Program Structure

  • The program consists of two required courses with a flexible sequential course progression
  • Students can complete the certificate in as little as three months to three years
  • Class sizes range from ten to twenty students per course
  • Classes are offered remotely with live, interactive, synchronous sessions

Online course format

  • Each course is six weeks in length
  • All online courses start on a Monday with a full week of self-study activities in Canvas, our learning management system
  • Weekly self-paced learning and materials are time-sensitive and must be completed within required timeframes
  • Weekly self-paced learning in Canvas leads to one synchronous session per week
  • When registering for a course, "Online self-paced" refers to the course's beginning and end dates, "Online fixed dates" refer to synchronous sessions.
  • Synchronous sessions are conducted through Zoom
  • Attendance to synchronous sessions is mandatory

Core Courses

Diverse team of coworkers brainstorming strategies together.

By Professionals, For Professionals

Our Online Conscious Leadership certificate has a uniquely UChicago approach—with expert instructors, rigorous courses, and a community of students and alumni as committed to learning as you are.

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