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Engineering Leadership Certificate from Cornell University
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Engineers are uniquely well-suited to be strong leaders through their mastery of analysis and problem-solving skills. Yet many lack formal management training in the soft skills necessary to help teams and organizations reach their highest potential.

In this certificate program, you’ll have the opportunity to analyze your own leadership attributes and decision-making styles, strengthen essential communication, motivation, and influencing skills, and ultimately plan for future personal growth and success in the management of technical and project teams.


  • Strengths-Based Engineering Leadership
  • Values-Based Engineering Leadership
  • Decision-Making Skills for Engineering Leaders
  • Collaborative Communication for Engineering Leaders
  • Courageous Communication for Engineering Leaders
  • Influence and Motivation for Engineering Leaders


  • Manage teams of engineers and technologists
  • Motivate people to top performance
  • Increase effectiveness in leading projects and gaining stakeholder buy-in
  • Apply your strengths and core values to increase team performance
  • Recognize factors that interfere with effective communication
  • Adapt advanced techniques for everyday interaction
  • Practice courageous communication and deliver persuasive messaging
  • Manage emotional reactions to common workplace issues
  • Positively reframe challenging workplace situations


  • Engineering Leadership Certificate from Cornell Engineering
  • 48 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

Who should attend

  • Both emerging and experienced engineering leaders
  • Early to mid-career engineers looking to move into a leadership role
  • Business leaders who work with engineers and technology professionals
  • Graduate students transitioning from an academic track to an industry track


Erica is a Cornellian (’03 PhD, Social Psychology). She was Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at Yale University before returning to Ithaca to create and direct the Engineering Leadership Program in 2012. Erica teaches and consults worldwide on judgment and decision-making, nego...


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