Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs are multi-week, interactive workshop series that introduce practical tools and enable immediate application to real workplace challenges and opportunities. Participants expand their toolkit and network to leverage throughout their career. They are open to Columbia staff/faculty, as well as our affiliate institutions.

Note: Certificate Programs will return in Fall 2024

Interested in a Certificate Program? An overview of each program is below. Please complete the form at the bottom of this page to indicate your interest. Learning & Development will contact you the next time a program is being offered.

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Cultivating Leadership Presence (CLP)

Program length: 8 consecutive weeks of half-day workshops

Learn how to customize your message, make a positive impression and present with greater impact using effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques. CLP is aimed at improving self-awareness, building confidence in personal leadership and public speaking skills. 


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Emerging Leaders Program (ELP)

Program length: 6 consecutive weeks of full-day workshops

Learn practices to create a vision, execute strategy, help lead change and inspire others. ELP is aimed at developing the mindset, skillset, and toolset of individual contributors and managers growing into a leadership role.


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Management Development Program (MDP)

Program length: 8 consecutive weeks of full-day workshops

Learn day-to-day people management skills to increase personal and team effectiveness. MDP is aimed at building greater self-awareness and essential skills to better manage people and work processes. The program offers managers core tools, practices and strategies for building a peer network to enable their team’s success. 


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