The Certificate in Women’s Leadership is a 3-month, non-degree course designed for professionals who wish to develop skills and practices for advancing women in the workplace. Through online learning and an on-campus immersion, the course exposes students to research and studies regarding women in the workplace, as well as current readings and materials on the subject. Additionally, the course offers practical skills for overcoming common barriers facing women in the workplace. Learn more about program details here.
This certificate program highlights the following areas of awareness and development:
- Leadership & Identity
- Emotional Intelligence
- Gender and Communication
- Overcoming the Confidence Gap
- Work-Life Integration
- Compensation & Negotiation
What you'll learn
- Gain tools and skills to navigate the unique dilemmas that working women face, such as “double-binds” and “unconscious bias.”
- Understand one’s individual, unique leadership identity and how it surfaces in teams.
- Enhance one’s emotional intelligence for greater effectiveness in leadership roles.
- Develop skills to communicate and negotiate authentically and confidently in various situations.
- Identify practices and attitudes that contribute to a healthy, fulfilling work-life balance.
Fall 2020 Cohort: September 2nd - December 11th
- Registration opens May 1st, closes June 15th. (Maximum 20 students, first-come, first-serve.)
- Immersion date: September 18th - 19th, 2020. In the case that COVID-19 continues to limit travel, the on-campus component will be substituted by a virtual gathering.
Spring 2021 Cohort: January 20th - April 30th
- Registration opens November 1st, closes December 15th, 2020. (Maximum 20 students, first-come, first-serve.)
- Immersion date: February 12th - 13th, 2021 (Tentative)
Enrollment is open now through June 15th. No application or payment is required at the time of enrollment. Bills will be issued to participants in July. Please note that enrollment is first come first serve and subject to meeting enrollment prerequisites described in the program details.