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 and talent discovery.

Masters Certificate in Leadership

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Fees: $8,950
Length: 8 days of study over 4 months
Next Session: October 20, 2023 to
February 23, 2024
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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
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

  • Create and foster a team and organizational culture that produces sustainable profit and growth while effectively navigating cultural dynamics as a leader. Cultivate a resilient mindset to adapt to change and nurture a positive environment for continuous improvement.

  • Unlock the potential of your WIN-thinking mindset through engaging storytelling and interactive exercises. This module will empower you to foster collaboration, drive innovation and cultivate the development of individuals within your team.

  • Explore the pillars of inclusion, the traits of inclusive leaders, and identify the keys to navigate equity, diversity and inclusion as a leader. This module equips you with the skills and knowledge required to become the inclusive leader that drives success within your organization.

  • Explore and uncover your leadership identity. Thanks to historical and scientifical perspectives, from Plato and Lao Tzu to Machiavelli and neurosciences, identify what will make you a great leader and how this leadership will manifest for you.

  • Lead with confidence through chaos, change and transformation. Explore new research and apply proven models on transformative approaches and dynamics of change to foster resiliency and effectiveness within your team and organization.

  • Through real-world case studies, discover how to acquire and retain the best talent to execute your business unit or organization’s strategy. This module equips you with the Talent Champion Toolkit, a comprehensive set of proven techniques that will empower you to lead as a talent champion. Walk away with the knowledge and skills to attract, develop and foster exceptional talent.

  • Create new value with your team by following an effective four-step process in innovative leadership. Develop your capacity to identify opportunities for innovation and turn them into action to drive organizational change.

  • 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).

  • Explore the concept of psychological safety in the workplace and how it involves you as a leader. Apply the C.L.E.A.R. Coaching roadmap to develop leadership coaching capabilities. Lastly, analyze how leadership is a holistic approach and share perspectives as to how these your learnings and insights will apply to your work.

  • Fall 2023 Dates Time
    Module 1: The Culture-Building Leader 10/20/2023 - 10/20/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 2: WIN Thinking 10/27/2023 - 10/27/2023 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Module 3: The Inclusive Leader 11/10/2023 - 11/10/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 4: The Mindset Leader 11/24/2023 - 11/24/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 5: The Transformational Leader 12/8/2023 - 12/8/2023 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 6: The Talent Champion 1/12/2024 - 1/12/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 7: The Innovative Leader 1/26/2024 - 1/26/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 8: The Future-Thinking Leader 2/9/2024 - 2/9/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Module 9: Mastery in Leadership 2/23/2024 - 2/23/2024 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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