Leadership Excellence Certificate

An esteemed credential made up of programs designed to help you achieve your goals as a leader.

Through a flexible combination of programs, the Vanderbilt Certificate in Leadership Excellence will help you build key skills and fulfill your potential as a leader. You’ll have the opportunity to learn, discuss, and experience both fundamentals of leadership and advanced approaches with distinguished academics and knowledgeable peers.

Earning the Vanderbilt Certificate in Leadership Excellence requires 9 Executive Credits. These credits can be earned through a variety of programming and can be tailored to fit your learning objectives, timeframe, and preferred format. Credits are earned based on length and format of our programming as follows:

Short Programs: Live Online
3 Sessions2 Executive Credits
5 Sessions3 Executive Credits
Short Programs: In-Person
2 Days2 Executive Credits
3 Days3 Executive Credits

You can choose any programs offered from the above categories* to earn the 9 Executive Credits needed for the Vanderbilt Certificate in Leadership Excellence. This flexibility allows you to build your certificate based on the specific aspects of leadership, strategy, and management you want to enhance. To see a list of upcoming short programs, click here.

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Almost immediately, I was able to apply several of the principles discussed in my current position. With continued review of the materials and lessons, I hope to fine-tune even more skills. The experience has given me a new perspective and even sparked some new ideas.

Josepha Cheong M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Florida College of Medicine, Vanderbilt Certificate of Leadership Excellence