Lead Up:
Leadership Essentials for Aspiring Leaders

Must-have skills to level up to a leadership role.

The difference between a good leader and an exceptional leader is in the mindset. In challenging times, exceptional leaders are those who can handle conflicts with ease and stay focused on the big picture. In this leadership program for aspiring leaders, you’ll learn the tips and tricks of leadership and gain concrete models, strategies and steps to use to get those leadership roles.

Enrol anytime and study asynchronously with a cohort for peer-to-peer support.

Lead Up: Leadership Essentials for Aspiring Leaders

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Fees: $750.00
Length: 3 two-hour, self-paced modules over 3 weeks
Next Session: July 1, 2024 to
July 31, 2024
  • Location:
  • Online
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Lead Up:
Leadership Essentials for Aspiring Leaders

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Lead With
Calm And Composure

As an aspiring leader, you have some good instincts about leading teams—but are you equipped to take on a leadership role and make meaningful changes in your organization and industry?

In this self-paced, online program, you’ll tap into your leadership potential with actionable tools to increase your self-awareness and self-management and tackle challenges with greater command and confidence.

Take your interpersonal skills to the next level with collaborative communication techniques. Learn the best ways to deal with conflict and contribute to organizational goals with focus and expertise. By the end of the program, you’ll understand how to create positive impressions on your team and build strong relationships throughout your career.

This program is ideal for aspiring leaders across industries and roles that require sharp leadership skills, including specialists, associates, coordinators, and professionals aspiring for leadership roles such as project manager and team lead.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Communication Skills
Conflict Management
Leadership Skills
Relationship Building
Team Engagement

We're going to cover the basics of what you need to be a calm, cool and collected leader amidst the chaos of doing just that. You'll learn about how to communicate with others in a way that builds collaboration—how to meet with others and speak with others and build trust.

Chloé Norman

Program Director

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This flexible, online program packs rich, practical learnings into a time frame that easily fits your work schedule. Solidify your leadership mindset with just 3 two-hour sessions, completed at your own pace over 3 weeks.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Gain the expert tools and techniques needed to set yourself apart as an ambitious and reliable leader.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

Aspiring leaders in roles such as specialist, associate, and coordinator will develop a professional leadership mindset with the skills and tools needed to advance their leadership careers.

Program Overview

  • Learn the inner workings of an extraordinary team member and leader. Discover the perspectives and attitudes needed to manage conflicts and contribute to organizational goals.

  • Expand your interpersonal skills with collaborative communication tools. Examine the 5 Levels of Listening to maximize your leadership impact on groups and teams. Learn how to ask good questions that clarify and inspire.

  • Pave the way for strong relationships and create positive impressions as a leader. Utilize your new tools to build an everyday culture of trust and start managing upwards, to meet leadership where they are.

  • Summer 2024 Dates Time
    Lead Up: Leadership Essentials for New and Aspiring Leaders 7/1/2024 - 7/31/2024 12:00 am - 12:00 am


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What You Get

After completing Lead Up: Leadership Essentials for Aspiring Leaders, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Foundational Badge

Signifies that you’ve gained information and insight into new skills.

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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