Emerging Leaders Certificate Program

Leadership Certificate Program


To be successful in today's workplace, professionals from all industries must exhibit a mix of dynamic leadership skills, including understanding their own strengths and limitations, demonstrating the ability to influence people, motivating others to achieve organizational goals, exhibiting self-confidence, anticipating and managing conflicts objectively, and the ability to create effective communications.

The University of Arkansas Global Campus recognizes the importance of developing working professionals' leadership skills to help organizations maximize efficiency and to achieve organizational goals. The Emerging Leaders Certificate Program offers working professionals the opportunity to build and enhance leadership skills necessary to be successful in today's workplace.

Who Should Attend

This program is a great fit for mid-managers, new professionals, and career changers. It will benefit those who are seeking to enhance leadership skills, take on new leadership roles, or advance in their careers.

Course Topics

  • Topic 1: Adaptable leadership for a positive future
    Discover proven methods that help you adjust to altered situations and solve problems in response to the ever changing workplace.

  • Topic 2: Birkman Assessment and your leadership style
    The Birkman Method is a scientifically developed, multi-dimensional assessment designed to help professionals achieve more at work and at home. It integrates behavioral, motivational and occupational data together to predict behavior and work satisfaction across situations. The Birkman Method is the personality assessment for improving people skills and aligning roles and relationships for maximum productivity and success.

  • Topic 3: Uncovering organizational behavior
    Examine the impact that you and a group have on organizational goals. Participate in an Online Leadership and Team Simulation: Everest V2, Harvard Business Publishing, Michael Roberto and Amy Edmondson (2011).
  • Topic 4: Verbal and written communication
    Explore effective communications methods to improve workplace production and satisfaction.

  • Topic 5: Negotiation and influence
    Identify the importance of negotiation and influence and examine skills necessary to become an effective negotiator.

April 21, 2017

8:30 am – 4:30 pm CT
Lunch will be provided


10% discount for University of Arkansas Faculty, Staff, Current Students, and Alumni Association Members. Status will be verified and the appropriate rate will be applied.
For information about group discounts or offering a program at your location, contact Erin Morgan or call 479-464-5024.




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Global Campus - Rogers
3300 Market Street
Suite 402
Rogers, AR 72758


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Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders

Non-profit Board Certification and Networking with a Purpose Non-profit Showcase

The NWAEL Legacy Workgroup in partnership with the Universtiy of Arkansas Global Campus, has developed a certificate program for board service to assist emerging leaders in pursuing leadership and service positions and to create a reputable source for organizations to recruit emerging talent to serve in leadership capacities.

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