Winona State University
Online Certificate in Leadership Development (LERN)
#: 1000144   ID: CECT 2247   Section: 03  
Description:
Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society. 

Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership.  Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals.

Then learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned.  You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do.

At the end of completing the three course certificate, you will come away with a new understanding, new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear. This offering is being taught online and in sequential order.
 
Individual Courses:
  • Leadership Principles
    Instructor: Constance Yates
    Date: September 3 - 27, 2019

        Especially for Gen Y (born 1980-1999), the course serves as the first of three in a series addressing the development of Generation Y leadership. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership.  Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals.

    Finally, the course offers the opportunity to perform a case study analysis of workplace conflicts that require effective leadership, allowing you to apply your unique leadership characteristics revealed through completing the class.
     
  • Developing Your Leadership Skills
    Instructor: William A. Draves
    Date: October 7 - November 1, 2019

    Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence.  Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned.
       
    The action takes place in attending meetings, running meetings, interacting with others 1:1, and employing successful techniques to convince and influence others. You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do.
     
  • Developing Your Professional Career
    Instructor: Tawanda McLaurin
    Date: November 4 - 29, 2019

    Have you ever wondered how do I get to that next level in my career?  What does it take?  This course will help you identify those skills that all great leaders possess, while learning new skills that will help take you to the next level.  Whether you are leading a department or a organization you will gain the knowledge you need to be successful.  Learn how to incorporate a developed image and communication skills that will rocket you to that next level.
Course objectives, outcomes, and completion requirements are also available.

Please note that these classes may be taken on an individual basis at $145 each. If you are interested in just taking one of these classes, rather than the whole certificate, please contact Adult & Continuing Education at continuingeducation@winona.edu 
Bring to Class:
On the Wednesday before the class begins you will receive an email from teacher@ugotclass.org. Please be sure to add this email to your Safe Senders list so the message does not get filtered as spam.  Open the email you receive and click to accept the invite.  From there you will set up a password and be able to access the online classroom. 
Day(s):
Varied Schedule
Time:
12:00 AM
Sessions:
2
Contact Hours:
48
Cost:
$395.00
Registration Cutoff Date:
Dates & Times:
09/03/2019   12:00AM - 11:55PM
11/29/2019   12:00AM - 11:55PM