- Designed For
- Professionals who want to grow their leadership skills.
- Leading with Cultural Intelligence
October 23 - November 27, 2017
- Developing Emotionally Intelligent Communication Skills
January 8 - February 25, 2018
- Leading through Organizational Change
March 5 - April 8, 2018
- Leadership Team Coaching
April 16 - May 13, 2018
- Online | Instructor-led
- Full Certificate: $1,396
- Individual Course: $349
(+ $60 registration fee, per course)
- Each course takes 4-7 weeks to complete
The full certificate can be completed in six months
Plan for 3-8 hours of work per week
- 9.0 Units | 90 Hours
Ask us about Corporate Training.
We can customize this program to fit your organization's specific needs.
The business landscape of today requires effective leaders more than ever. In this four part certificate series, you'll learn the tips and strategies for effective leadership through improved communication, increased emotional and cultural intelligence, and managing organizational change. Whether you supervise co-workers, manage volunteers, or aspire to a leadership position, you'll need to be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment and effectively communicate with your team.
There is a high demand for leaders with well-developed people skills. In this program, you'll develop techniques for boosting your team's communication, productivity and unity.
In this highly interactive and self-reflective program, you will learn how to improve your social skills and recognize your strengths and opportunities for growth. You will learn to avoid accidental violations of cultural norms that erode trust and undermine performance of your team, to build collaboration between you and your employees, and key strategies for both top down and bottom up leadership through change in the workplace.
You can register for any of the four courses individually, or you can register for the complete certificate.
What You'll Learn
- Effectively communicate across teams, departments, grade/salary levels, and generations to achieve organizational goals
- Utilize modern communication style-indicator techniques to enhance workplace relationships, such as SCARF, DiSC, and NeuroLeadership
- Analyze how cultural values shape the way we make decisions, solve problems, and collaborate with others in a multicultural teams
- Effectively communicate and engage with your team around adapting to organizational changes
- Define leadership coaching and how it differs from supervising or mentoring
- Understand how to recognize and develop strengths in others
In this series
Daniel Powers, MA, works in the Business and Education Programs Department at UCI Division of Continuing Education, overseeing the catalog of classes and instructors belonging to certificate programs in Human Resources, Business Administration, Business Analysis, Gifted and Talented Education, Innovation & Product Development, and more. Daniel also currently teaches workplace communication courses in the Business Administration program, and Organizational Leadership and Communication (OLC) program. He has worked in higher education for almost 15 years, including several years as a deployed military academic advisor in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Kosovo. He holds a Master's degree in English and Writing from Southern New Hampshire University.
Samad Aidane, MSc. PMP, is a cross-cultural leadership development consultant, trainer, and coach. His industry experience spans telecom, finance, health care, and government projects in the U.S., Germany, Austria, and Belgium, with organizations such as HP, Cap Gemini, Time Warner Telecom, and Telefonica.
Samad holds a Master of Science Degree in the Neuroscience of Leadership from Middlesex University, U.K. His current Ph.D. research in Applied Neuroscience investigates how findings from neuroscience, social science, and behavioral science can inform our understanding of the effect of culture on emotions, cognition, and behavior and their application to leadership and Cultural Intelligence development.
Samad is certified by the Project Management Institute (PMP) and a member of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society. He has been a featured speaker for organizations such as Nike, Emirates Airlines, and T-Mobile and presented at international conferences, such as Project Management Institute Global Congresses and Oracle OpenWorld.
Patricia Bravo, SPHR
Before dedicating herself to Bravo For You, LLC, Patricia spent over 20 years in roles where she was responsible for leadership development, organization development and human resources. While Patricia’s experience is broad, contributing to talent management at companies such as Starbucks, FileNet (IBM) and J.D. Edwards is what fueled her. Patricia excels at combining those experiences with her knowledge to help organizations and leaders grow. In addition to her BA in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton, she has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a designation as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR).