Masters Certificate in Leadership

Level up your leadership skills.

Anyone can lead, but the great leaders can innovate for tomorrow while still having a deep understanding of traditions. In this Masters Certificate program, you’ll explore the traits of known leadership styles and establish your own by examining your unique strengths. Develop a strong foundation of must-know topics in contemporary leadership, including entrepreneurial innovation, financial acumen, and talent discovery.

Masters Certificate in Leadership

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Fees: $8,950
Length: 8 and a half days of study over 4 months
Next Session: April 20, 2023 to
June 2, 2023
  • Location:
  • Virtual Classroom

Masters Certificate in Leadership

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The Modern
Leader’s Strategies For Success

Leadership development is no longer just about coaching and managing performance. It’s about engaging and empowering your staff, cultivating innovation, and meeting the demands of modern technology.

In this 8-day Masters Certificate program, you’ll explore the nature of leadership and gain the necessary skills to inspire exceptional results from your team. Discover the beginnings of leadership with a philosophical overview of what it means to be a good leader from outstanding leaders now and throughout history. 

Explore a variety of the most relevant topics for leaders today, including organizational change, innovative solutions, and strategic foresight using machine learning and data analytics. Participants will gain access to the LeaderGENE™ assessment tool and a one-on-one review of their results with an expert leadership coach. Throughout the program, participants will create a Leadership Profile, where they develop their own and their team’s organizational leadership and create an action plan with the Program Lead.

This comprehensive leadership program is ideal for business owners and mid-career leaders across a variety of industries, including brand management, marketing, advertising and sales.

DISCLAIMER: Schulich ExecEd requires a deposit from all students as part of the enrollment process. Domestic students are required to submit a $1,000 deposit, while international students are required to submit a 50% non-refundable deposit. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our advisors for assistance.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Leadership Skills
Conflict Management
Change Management
Communication Skills
Strategic Planning
Innovative Thinking
Culture Building

6 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This Masters Certificate program packs rich, detailed learnings into 8 days of study over 4 months. Attend 1-2 modules every week and take the time you need to absorb new skills.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Prove your unique leadership capabilities with a Masters Certificate from Canada’s #1 business school.

Learn from the Pros

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

Tackle Exciting Challenges

Unpack your LeaderGeneTM Assessment results in a private one-on-one session with an executive coach and develop a Personal Development Action Plan (PDAP) to take forward throughout the program.

Build A Meaningful Network

Connect with and learn from peers across a wide range of sectors, industries and professions.

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

Mid-Career Leaders

Solidify your leadership potential with a Masters Certificate from a renowned business school. Advance your career in a variety of industries including brand management, marketing, advertising, and sales.

Business Owners

Streamline your business operations or prepare for a new venture with advanced leadership training.

Program Overview

  • Build a team and organizational culture that produces sustainable profit and growth. Understand and respond to culture dynamics as a leader, and develop the right attitude in the face of change.

  • Think like a winner—even in times of defeat. Develop your WIN-thinking mindset with six leadership best practices to generate genius and accelerate action.

  • Lead the modern workplace effectively with principles of inclusive leadership. Navigate diversity and inclusion by thinking and communicating in ways that respect diverse perspectives, people and processes.

  • Frame and reframe your thinking through cognitive theories of leadership. Identify leadership traits and behaviours outlined by historic writers and philosophers such as Plato, Machiavelli and Lao Tzu.

  • Lead with confidence through chaos, change and transformation. Learn from new research on individual and organizational transformative leadership and successfully lead in today’s volatile climate.

  • Discover how to attract top talent to your organization. Walk away with a next-generation toolkit and proven strategies to lead as a talent champion.

  • Create new value with your team by following an effective four-step process in innovative leadership. Design, ideate, iterate and act with innovation to lead organizational transformations.

  • Gain mastery over digital trends and advances in technology, and learn how they impact the role of the leader. Develop strategic foresight through machine learning, data analytics and RPA (robotics process automation).

  • Discuss leadership as a holistic topic by reflecting on key frameworks from the program. Think reflectively to apply new learnings and insights to your work.

  • Spring 2023 Dates Time
    Module 1: The Culture-Building Leader 4/20/2023 - 4/20/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 2: WIN Thinking 4/27/2023 - 4/27/2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Module 3: The Inclusive Leader 5/4/2023 - 5/4/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 4: The Mindset Leader 5/5/2023 - 5/5/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 5: The Transformational Leader 5/12/2023 - 5/12/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 6: The Talent Champion 5/19/2023 - 5/19/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 7: The Innovative Leader 5/26/2023 - 5/26/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 8: The Future-Thinking Leader 6/1/2023 - 6/1/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 9: Mastery in Leadership 6/2/2023 - 6/2/2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Masters Certificate in Leadership, 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.

Masters Certificate

Awarded when a series of more extensive programs are completed and a greater skill set achieved.

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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