The Leader's Edge – Executive Certificate Program

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations

Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations


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Who should attend

Leader’s Edge is designed for seasoned managers and team leaders as well individual contributors looking to develop their leadership competencies.

About the course

Discover the latest tools to supercharge your leadership skills with The Leader’s Edge program, a new program from Rutgers Executive and Professional Education, that will prepare current and aspiring leaders to meet the challenges of a diverse and rapidly changing business environment.

From driving and executing strategy to building emotional intelligence, each session in this 5-day program concentrates on a critical competency required of today’s leaders.

Program Outcomes

In this program, you will learn to:

  • Create and lead high-performing teams
  • Build more confidence through Executive Presence
  • Improve your ability to execute strategy and implement change
  • Harness the power of diversity through intentional leadership and implement strategies to mitigate implicit bias
  • Foster a culture of innovation and creativity for enhanced productivity


5 full days with 2 sessions per day spread out over 5 months Customized for groups of employees and offered on-site at your location All 5 days and 10 sessions must be completed to receive the Leader’s Edge Executive Certificate


Sharon Lydon

Sharon Lydon is senior associate dean at Rutgers Business School (RBS), New Jersey, USA. Professor Lydon has as total of eight academic programs that report to her: Executive M.B.A, M.B.A. (full-time and part-time), M.B.A. in Professional Accounting, Masters in Accounting (Tax, Financial Accounti...

Maryanne Spatola

Maryanne has over 20 years of extensive experience in the human capital area focused on talent management, executive coaching, strategy, leadership and organization development in financial services, information technology, education and professional services organizations. Her ability to combin...

Michael Sturman

Michael C. Sturman is a Professor of Human Resource Management in the Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations. He brings more than two decades of research and teaching experience, with his work focusing on the prediction of individual job performance over time, the influence of compensat...

Ben Sopranzetti

Ben J. Sopranzetti is a Professor of Finance and Assistant Chairman of the Department of Finance and Economics at Rutgers Business School. He received his Ph.D. in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1995. He has over 25 years of international experience in building, va...

Jerry Kim

Jerry Kim is an Assistant Professor of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School. He teaches innovation management and technology strategy in the MBA program, and was selected as “Professor of the Year” by the MBA class of 2018. Prior to joining Rutgers in 2016, he was an Assistan...

Glenda Gracia-Rivera

Glenda Gracia-Rivera is the Director of Professional Development and Training at the Center for Women & Work, Rutgers University. Glenda’s work focuses on issues of equity and diversity in education and corporate industries through professional development, leadership training, curriculum dev...

Loubna Erraji

Loubna Erraji has more than 18 years of global experience encompassing an academic career as a neuroscientist at Columbia University, as well as sales, marketing, business development, and management consulting positions within the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry. She is an executive caree...

Kathleen Cashman

Kathleen B. Cashman is the president of Cashman Consulting LLC, a management advisory and coaching / leadership development firm. They specialize in the areas of Leadership and Communication. With over 25 years of experience, Kathleen herself has carved a niche working with Senior Leaders and th...

Joe Schaffer

Joe Schaffer is currently (July 2019) Distinguished Executive In Residence at Rutgers Business School. Joe was formerly the Associate Dean of Executive Education and the Director of International Programs for the Rutgers Business School. In addition, to leading the Rutgers Business School’s Execu...

Radhika Bhandari

Experienced consultant and coach with a passion for individual development. Extensive international experience in Asia, Europe, and America within the corporate, entrepreneurial, higher-education, and not-for-profit spaces. Keen interest in maximizing development potential and growth by curating ...

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