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Values-Centered Leadership Certificate I

 Level I Spring Quarter 2017 Dates: April 3 - June 11

Application deadline: March 24, 2017

Please see link below to apply 

The Values-centered Leadership Certificate is a 10-week, non-credit course in leadership development. Participating in a supportive online learning community, you will explore universal values, principles and practices to help ground and improve your leadership skills. Those who successfully engage in all elements of the course will receive a certificate of participation.

Who Will Benefit

  • Individuals in private or public, for-profit or nonprofit (NGO) organizations
  • Ministers, advisors, counselors and team leaders (anyone who mentors and coordinates others)
  • Individuals who aspire to improve their organizations informed by mission and values
  • All who believe that learning can transform when it happens from the inside out

Learning Requirements and Outcomes

  • Take a careful look at your own strengths and areas for growth
  • Explore new models and tools for creating positive relationships with others
  • Improve your effectiveness in dealing with others personally and professionally
  • Develop a personal action plan to identify steps toward continued leadership development

In response to surveys, past participants reported the following results:

  • 99% gained an increased understanding of VCL concepts and practices
  • 89% could apply their new knowledge and leadership skills right away

Additionally, past participants reported being helped in the following ways:

  • 93% increased awareness of their strengths and growth areas
  • 75% improved their communication skills
  • 73% improved their conflict management skills
  • 65% improved their ability to handle diversity in the workplace

Topics Include

  • Creating a Cooperative Learning Community
  • Organizational Leadership Challenges
  • Contemporary Values-based Models
  • Diversity and Multi-cultural Issues
  • Growing Ethical Leaders from Inside Out
  • Making Time and Energy Work for You
  • Applying Multiple Intelligences in Leadership
  • Leadership Coaching: Principles and Practice
  • Managing Conflicting Values
  • Creating Your Leadership Action Plan


  • $95 individual and corporate rate.
  • Discounts and scholarships are available for non-profit and international participants.
  • See link below for details