Leadership Essentials Certificate Program at UF

August 9, 2013 2:41 pm

The University of Florida Executive Education has developed a new approach to helping individuals and corporations create, grow and sustain the necessary leadership skills to optimize performance and improve business profitability. The Leadership Essentials Certificate Program provides the foundation for leadership growth and development.

Through a variety of integrated modules, participants learn to fully transition from an individual contributor to a leader. Emphasis is placed on understanding and developing leadership style and creating strong interpersonal and team relationships. Achieving results through others is a critical competency area for these leaders. Leaders at this level play an important role in managing the work environment to assure effective employee performance and satisfaction.

Program Structure:


  • September 9 | 8 am – 5 pm
  • September 13 | 8 am – 5 pm
  • September 19 | 6 pm – 9 pm
  • September 20 | 8 am – 5 pm
  • September 27 | 8 am – 5 pm

The certificate program consists of all of these sessions for one price: $1995

Visit our registration page for more information.

Who Should Attend:

  • Individual in his/her first leadership role
  • An executive who has fast-tracked through the organization without any formal leadership training
  • A specialist/individual contributor expected to move into a formal leadership role
  • A leader responsible for a team of employees

Why You Should Attend:

  • Learn how to fully transition from an individual contributor to a leader
  • Build on your strengths and manage your weaknesses
  • Understand the traits of effective teams and how to develop them
  • Practice effective techniques for handling team and individual conflicts
  • Develop strategies for improving performance in your organization
  • Identify best practices for giving and receiving feedback

Email questions: lbrown@dce.ufl.edu  Phone: (352) 392-0856