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This certificate is appropriate for mid- to upper-level managers and high potentials with three to five years of experience who are working in, or aspiring toward, leadership roles.
About the course
The High-Performance Leadership Certificate is perfect for managers who want to develop and hone their leadership skills, but want the flexibility to select courses that best align with their professional goals and desired outcomes at work.
This certificate program will help you develop credibility as a leader and build confidence in your own leadership style as you become more attuned to the behavioral dynamics of others.
Designed for maximum flexibility, the High-Performance Leadership Certificate program offers you a selection of courses in the following areas: Leading Your Team, Gaining the Advantage, and Strategy and Negotiations.
You’ll become a better coach, a better listener and communicator, and most importantly, an inspiring leader who can move the team and the organization forward.
The courses in this certificate will equip you to…
- Diagnose team skill sets and develop a plan to build synergy and collaboration
- Conduct a root-cause analysis for an individual with performance gaps
- Assess your credibility and trustworthiness as perceived by subordinates and others in the organization
- Examine your own organization through the lens of innovation
- Determine the most important features of the decision you need to make, based on the setting and the context
- Analyze, enhance, and activate your network to achieve goals and improve your ability to exercise power
This certificate has 6 online courses requiring ~36 hours to complete.
Outcomes will vary depending on the elective courses selected.
Leading Your Team (2 Courses)
- Coaching Skills for Leaders
- Leading Collaborative Teams
- Leading across Cultures
- Motivating People for High Performance
Gaining the Advantage (2 Courses)
- Leading for Creativity and Innovation
- Leading with Credibility
- Planning and Delivering Effective Presentations
- Quality and Service Excellence
Strategy (1 Courses)
- Becoming a Strategic Leader
- Leading Organizational Change
- Leading Strategic Change Initiatives
- Strategic Decision Making
Negotiations (1 Courses)
Participants who successfully complete all 6 courses in this certificate program receive a Certificate in High-Performance Leadership 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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