Certificates Business and Leadership

Conscious Leadership and Team Management

Curriculum

The fully remote Conscious Leadership and Team Management certificate program curriculum is grounded in evidence-based leadership theory and management principles. Conscious Leadership courses are six weeks in length, organized in six weekly modules, allowing for self-paced learning. Each module offers lectures and video segments, readings, individual and team activities, discussion forums, and group coaching forums. Each module is concluded with a one-hour, instructor-led synchronous session. There will be pre- and post-session assignments.

Course Format

  • Six-week course 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
  • Synchronous sessions are conducted through Zoom
  • Attendance to synchronous sessions is mandatory

Learning Outcomes

Conscious Leadership and Team Management students will acquire tools to improve upon their leadership style, enhance their emotional intelligence, and increase their psychological capital. In addition to helping you demonstrate why you can be trusted, manage people’s threat perceptions, and shape the culture of your team, these skills will aid you in developing incentives that will boost motivation, engagement, and performance, while promoting an environment of consistent learning and mastery.

The goal of this certificate program is to develop and inspire conscious change agents who will make a meaningful impact on individuals, teams, and entire companies. By the end of the program you will have learned to:

  • Appraise your personal character, values, and leadership style
  • Explain how self-management precedes effective leadership
  • Differentiate between leadership and management skills while devising strategies on how to apply them to overcome complex problems and challenges
  • Demonstrate an understanding of individual emotional intelligence and describe how you will apply the concept to foster personal mastery and learning organizations
  • Recognize the role of psychological capital in leadership development as well as its impact on responses to organizational change
  • Describe the characteristics of effective, high-performing teams
  • Identify the stages of team development and issues that can dismantle team performance
  • Understand the importance of the leader’s role in facilitating the team development process
  • Assess and leverage the skills and dispositions of others to reduce conflict and build high-performing teams
  • Evaluate how to balance individual, team, and organizational interests in order to meet shared goals
  • Employ honest and accurate feedback to improve individual and team performance

Core Courses

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Alumni Scholarship Program

Allows graduates of professional development certificate programs to receive a 20% scholarship on:

  • Any additional elective from the same certificate
  • Any single new certificate course that does not require a prerequisite
  • Any additional full certificate program: every course of the program (application is required; fee will be waived)
Contact Karine Bravais for more information