Certificate Programs

Certificate programs are multi-week, interactive development workshop series that introduces practical tools and enables immediate application to real workplace challenges and opportunities. Participants expand their toolkit and network to leverage throughout their career.


Emerging Leaders Program

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Columbia University’s Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a certificate series aimed at developing the mindset, skillset, and toolset of individual contributors and managers growing into a leadership role.

ELP is tailored for the following:

  • Individual contributors seeking opportunities to grow within their current role. 
  • Project leads responsible for informal teams with few or no direct reports.
  • Managers working to establish a new or enhanced team culture and/or business practices.
  • Colleagues actively engaged in changing school/department processes.
  • Senior leaders charged with organizational change and transition.

This multi-week blended learning program is designed to introduce fundamental leadership competencies that promote high performance. This program runs Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., March 8 through April 7, 2022.