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This certificate is appropriate for upper level or senior managers with over five years of experience managing a team; high potential mid-level managers with over five years’ experience who are looking to move into executive leadership roles, and VP or C-level executives interested in continuing to grow as leaders.
About the course
An executive leader’s authority, reliability, and ability to keep a team focused and motivated are under constant scrutiny, and rightfully so—it’s the leader’s job to communicate strategy, negotiate skillfully, influence team behaviors, and deliver results.
In an executive role, it is crucial that you have the right blend of soft skills and a strategic mindset to achieve specific performance outcomes at your organization.
The Executive Leadership Certificate series provides you with the critical skills to lead your organization to success through a series of six core courses and two electives that give you the flexibility to customize the program to your goals.
The courses in this certificate will equip you to…
- Devise employee-related practices that improve your organization and thereby enhance service outcomes to customers
- Implement healthy team behaviors and functions
- Respond decisively and consistently when faced with situations that require a decision
- Detect and address impediments to your credibility with subordinates, superiors, and others with whom you interact professionally
- Evaluate factors that undermine employee motivation and engagement in your organization
- Explore critical decisions such as when to negotiate, when not to negotiate, whether you should make the opening move in a negotiation, and how many issues you want to put on the table
This certificate has 8 online courses requiring ~48 hours to complete.
This certificate is earned upon completion of six required core courses and two elective courses. Outcomes will vary depending on the elective courses selected.
- Coaching Skills for Leaders
- Leading Collaborative Teams
- Leading with Credibility
- Motivating People for High Performance
- Quality and Service Excellence
- Strategic Decision Making
Elective Courses (2 Courses)
- Becoming a Strategic Leader
- Leading Organizational Change
- Leading Strategic Change Initiatives
- Leading across Cultures
- Leading for Creativity and Innovation
- Navigating Power Relationships
- Negotiation Skills
- Planning and Delivering Effective Presentations
Participants who successfully complete all 8 courses in this certificate program receive an Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University SC Johnson College of Business.
Participants will also receive .6 Professional Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for each course that is successfully completed.
Biography Professor Glen Dowell is an associate professor of management and organizations at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. He researches in the area of corporate sustainability, with a focus on firm environmental performance. Recent projects have investigated the effect of local demo...
Since coming to the Johnson Graduate School of Management in 1991, Prof. Robert Bloomfield has used laboratory experiments to study financial markets and investor behavior, and has also published in all major business disciplines, including finance, accounting, marketing, organization behavior, a...
Risa Mish is professor of practice of management at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. She designed and teaches the MBA Core course in Critical and Strategic Thinking, in addition to teaching courses in leadership and serving as faculty co-director of the Johnson Leadership Fellows progra...
A graduate of the Johnson MBA program, Professor Angela Noble-Grange, a senior lecturer of management communication, teaches oral communication and management writing at Johnson. Her interests include persuasive speaking and writing, as well as gender and race differences in message perception. S...
Samuel Bacharach is the McKelvey-Grant Professor of Labor Management and the Director of the Smithers Institute. He received his BS in economics from NYU. His MS and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. Upon joining the Cornell faculty in 1974, he spent most of his time working on negotiation...
Cathy A. Enz is the Lewis G. Schaeneman Jr. Professor of Innovation and Dynamic Management and a professor in strategy. She currently serves as the associate dean for academic affairs in the School of Hotel Administration. Her prior administrative roles included serving as associate dean for indu...
Professor Tony Simons teaches organizational behavior, negotiation and leadership at the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. His research examines trust–employee trust in leaders, executive team member trust, and trust in supply chain relationships. Simons''s research has focused on how well ...
Rohit Verma is the dean of external relations for the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Singapore Tourism Board Distinguished Professor in Asian Hospitality Management at the School of Hotel Administration (SHA), and Professor in Operations, Technology and Information Management area. Verm...
Dr. Kate Walsh is the Dean of the School of Hotel Administration, and is an E. M. Statler Professor. She received her Ph.D. from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and her M.P.S. degree from the School of Hotel Administration. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting f...
After receiving her S.B. (biology) and Ph.D. (management) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jan Katz began teaching international management at New York University. Moving to Cornell 21 years ago, she continued teaching international management and marketing at the Johnson Graduate Sc...
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