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Who should attend
This certificate program is designed for professionals preparing for and within leadership roles who want to improve their leadership skills and capabilities, get ready to take on higher levels of responsibility, and add new competencies to their leadership toolbox.
About the course
Learn to become an effective leader who makes change happen with an online certificate.
The Leadership and Change Online Certificate program addresses hot-button business issues identified by CEOs around the world. These issues include the development of people and organizations and the need to remain competitive and relevant. Course topics cover attracting and keeping top talent, creating new business models and disruptive tech, building agile and adaptive organizations, focusing on culture and innovation, and improving employee engagement.
This 12-week online program is delivered by the Kelley School’s award-winning faculty. With diverse business leadership experience including international business, executive development, and entrepreneurship, your instructors are published authors, professional speakers, seminar designers, and accomplished business leaders. This certificate requires three to four hours of work per week, approximately half of which consists of a live synchronous session. Faculty designed the program with real-world leadership in mind by providing opportunities to work with virtual teams to develop solutions for concrete issues.
Course 1: Leadership Essentials
- Defining leadership
- Valuing approaches to change
- Delegation and empowerment
Course 2: Influence without Authority
- Generate support from others at all organizational levels
- Generate support from partners outside the company
- Hone your individual persuasive style
Course 3: Leading Change
- Learn to effectively lead and execute timely change
- Explore approaches for lasting change in relation to your own current
Course 4: Design Thinking for Innovation and Problem-Solving
- Explore the use of design thinking as the center of business strategy
- Create an action plan to apply your learning
- Participate in self-assessment, case discussions, and small group activities
Paul Slaggert is director of Open Enrollment Programs in Executive Education at the Kelley School of Business. He recently completed 18 years in senior leadership roles in Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame, where he served as both director of nondegree programs (15 years) and di...
Brenda Bailey-Hughes, MA, is an award-winning faculty member at the Kelley School of Business. She’s been teaching business communication and leadership courses since 2001 when she joined the Kelley School. Brenda teaches in the top-ranked undergraduate program, the Kelley Direct graduate program...
Carolyn Goerner is a Clinical Professor of Management at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in Bloomington. Currently, she teaches Strategic Human Resources in Kelley’s Integrated Core in addition to courses in negotiation at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Goerner complet...
Timothy T. Baldwin is the Chair of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship and the Randall L. Tobias Distinguished Chair of Leadership at the Kelley School of Business. In addition to his MBA, he holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Michigan State University. His background inc...
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