Executive Certificate in Leadership programme overview

An in-depth leadership programme suitable for directors and managers with significant leadership responsibilities looking to develop their leadership capabilities and to maximise the performance of their team and organisation.

The Henley Executive Certificate in Leadership enables you to become a leader who is both analytical and self-aware, with a strong sense of responsibility; someone who understands how to make people thrive and who has the confidence to take the organisation forward.

The programme combines peer group learning, work-based practice, action learning and reflection – supported by a comprehensive virtual learning environment – to provide you with a deep, multi-faceted understanding of modern leadership. It offers a balance between highly interactive teaching sessions and practical experience to give you all the skills you need to excel in business today. Read more about the learning experience.

Module 1: Leadership concepts

Develop your understanding of leadership theories, including the management of individuals, teams and organisations. Improve your ability to:

  • Engage with leadership practices based on relevant thinking
  • Take a critical and analytical approach to leadership thinking and practice
  • Understand and apply leadership strategies, tools and practices from a variety of perspectives

Inter-modular learning

  • Self-study and reflection
  • Leadership in action

Module 2: Personal leadership development

Enhance your personal leadership skills and your ability to:

  • Be self-aware
  • Plan, manage and reflect on your personal leadership style
  • Develop your behavioural skills to increase the effectiveness of your leadership
  • Explore the ethical and practical issues in leadership

Inter-modular learning

  • Self-study
  • Peer group coaching

Module 3: Elective

As part of the Henley Executive Certificate in Leadership, you can study one elective:

  • Leadership of complexity and change
  • Mobilising and maintaining organisational energy

Post-modular learning

  • Self-study
  • Peer group coaching

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Schedule

The Henley Executive Certificate in Leadership is scheduled over 7 months with 9.5 days of workshops and 1.5 days of inter- and post-modular learning.

Introduction: 3 May 2022, online
Workshop 1: 9 – 11 May 2022 in Helsinki, Finland
Workshop 2: 23 May 2022 in Helsinki, Finland
Workshop 3: 15 – 17 June 2022 in Helsinki, Finland
Workshop 4: 8 – 9 September 2022 in Henley, UK

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