Certificate in Leadership

Certificate in Leadership

Leadership is both a skill and a condition. Through Darden's noncredit leadership certificate, professionals transform into executives capable of leading from the inside out, developing an intuition for what it takes to draw more from their employees.
Certificate in Leadership

How You'll Earn It

Professionals can earn their noncredit certificate by taking any four Executive Education classes in the Leadership category over a four-year period. While similar in length and proximity to business practice, programs vary by topic material, offering participants the chance to tailor their curriculum to their purpose. Not sure which programs will best fit your needs? Our Lifelong Learning team is here for you - to help you evaluate and compare programs, and build the best learning journey to meet your goals.


Upcoming Fall 2021 Leadership Programs
 

Live Virtual Live Virtual Online Online In person In-Person

 

Live Virtual Leading Mindfully: Preparing for the Next Normal
14 September–6 October
In person Leading Teams for Growth and Change
20–24 September
In person Managing Individual and Organizational Change
27–30 September
In person Women in Leadership Program
18–22 October
In person Leading With Humanity: New Skills for the Digital Age
24–29 October

I have taken six courses at Darden and they have all been extremely well taught, interesting and immediately applicable to my job as a manager and a leader.

Ben Lord
Construction Executive, Clark Construction

What You'll Get

  • Your Benefit

     

    Soaking up career-long lessons from both colleagues and Darden's top-ranked faculty, you'll complete your certificate not just with the leadership skills you hoped to obtain, but others you never knew you could. You'll address blind spots and heighten your professional credentials — all while multiplying your network.

  • Your Organization's Benefit

     

    Whether you're an employee or an employer, your organization will benefit from a targeted leadership track customizable to industries and specific areas of development. In as short as a few months, participants return to their positions with a renewed sense of leadership and the tools to effect change at the enterprise level.

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Programs

Leadership, Finance & Banking

Bank Executive Leadership Program

Develop strategy, leadership and enterprise financial-management skills tailored for bank executives.

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Leadership

Collaboration and Influence

Discover what motivates and what matters to your organization's internal and external stakeholders to build relationships and trust, promote positive engagement, gain support for new ideas and ultimately drive long-term success and growth.

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Leadership

Leading Mindfully: Preparing for the Next Normal

Develop new skills and perspectives to lead your team and organization mindfully through challenge, change and recovery.

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Leadership

Leading Teams for Growth and Change

Cultivate a healthy, collaborative culture, even while undergoing change. Features rowing with Olympian Dan Lyons.

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Leadership

Leading with Humanity: New Skills for the Digital Age

Develop the essential leadership skills necessary to lead into the smart machine age, preparing your organization for the future of work.

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Leadership

Managing Individual and Organizational Change

Drive and manage change with strategies drawn from behavioral psychology.

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Leadership

Women in Leadership Program

Develop your leadership and influence skills to create the change you need to succeed.

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Darden Executive Education is provided by the University of Virginia
Darden School Foundation.