Mature as a Great Leader in Your Industry
Resilient leaders know that in order to achieve success, they need to constantly grow and hone their skills. In the Engineering Leadership Program, you'll learn what it takes to be an effective leader in your industry. Recognizing that the world of work has changed vastly, you want to be sure your skills are sharp, relevant and up-to-date.
As a leader, technical skills alone are not enough. The Shenandoah Engineering Leadership Certificate Program is designed for professionals to grow powerful leaders to take on their industry's biggest challenges while building trusted relationships and creating strong teams. You’ll develop awareness of your own strengths and weaknesses and learn to leverage your strengths on behalf of your team. You’ll also learn coaching and mentoring techniques to help motivate each team member to reach their highest potential. Master goal-setting and plan for your team’s greatest success.
8 Modules Online ($4,995)
Rolling Admission - Start Anytime
4 Day In-person ($4,995)
Spring 2023 Dates: TBD
This interdisciplinary curriculum packs thought leadership, strategies, innovative frameworks, and peer discussions into eight modules. Industry professionals lead you through the program while sharing their real-world expertise and guidance.
Throughout the course, you'll gain workbooks, eBooks, motivational posters, and online assessments to help you set goals and promote values among your team members.
You'll walk away with knowledge, plans ready for implementation, and a certificate that shows you've invested in yourself and your career.
Module 1 - Effective Leadership Elements & Style
- Learn the tools of being an authentic leader.
- Develop personalized styles of leadership.
- Create the framework for your position of authority.
Module 2 - Leadership & Communication Tools
- Discover the power of persuasion and influence.
- Establish effective presentation techniques and storytelling skills.
- Learn the principles of purposeful communication.
- Improve your written communication skills.
- Change your team’s dynamic using situational leadership techniques.
Module 3 - Theoretical Leadership Models
- Learn to be an inclusive leader to create positive change.
- Breakdown the difference between transformational and transactional styles.
- Understand the goals and challenges of management vs. leadership.
Module 4 - Leading Innovation & New Product Development
- Discover how to encourage creativity and lead productivity.
- Develop an effective performance management system.
- Learn to recognize the salability and scalability of new products.
- Uncover your technical competencies and abilities for execution.
Module 5 - Sustainable Engineering & Leadership
- Learn how to expand your corporate social opportunities.
- Engage your team by spotlighting your professional credibility and engineering ethics.
- Explore case studies on sustainable engineering.
Module 6 - Creating a Positive Corporate Culture
- Develop new ways to lead remote teams.
- Foster engagement both locally and virtually.
- Learn to manage change and conflict among employees.
- Discover the tools needed for effective problem solving and critical thinking.
Module 7 - Global Leadership & Diversity
- Harness your public speaking style for presenting to a global audience.
- Learn how diversity, judgment and acceptance affect the workplace.
- Understand the variables of motivational theory and emotional intelligence.
- Remove stereotypes and overcome generational bias.
Module 8 - Competencies & Measures for Engineering Leadership
- Analyze the actions, assessment and progress in engineering.
- Uncover the need for self-actualization and mentorship in the workplace.
- Devise an individual leadership development plan of action.
Capstone Project: Your Strategic Leadership Development Plan
Create your own Strategic Leadership Development Plan and assessment to highlight and organize skills that matter most to your company. Identify the key actions needed to accomplish your goals for ultimate success.
Dr. Joy Allen
Joy has held roles in leadership and higher education for 31 years. She focuses on teaching organizational culture and change, leadership and fellowship, and personal and professional development. She is a collaborative leader who enjoys team interaction and works with executive and professional MBA students on their personal development.
Anjali Barnick, PHD
For 25 years, Anjali has worked with engineering clients and consulted as a project manager. She teaches in various arenas and has developed a curriculum for many institution’s engineering, business and education programs. Her teaching philosophy is, “You are capable of learning anything with patience and dedication - it’s worth the effort."
Dr. Len Grinstead
Over the years, Len has served in a variety of academic roles, spending many years in human resources in both corporate and higher education settings. He has worked in recruitment, training and development, and was an HR generalist in nuclear stations for Exelon. He loves teaching, and his background in HR Management is relevant to a variety of courses.