Inspire. Motivate. Influence. Build top-performing teams. Find competitive advantage. Execute strategy. Lead change. Foster innovation. Cornell’s flexible certificate programs help you build the confidence, skills and presence you need to lead your team to success. You’ll learn MBA-level concepts and practices from some of the world’s top faculty – and apply them immediately at work.

Core Course Groups
Choose 2:
  • Leading Collaborative Teams (LSM585) In order to effectively lead a team, you must first figure out how to ensure that your team works seamlessly together. Learn how to build a functional and successful team with the teachings from Cornell University.

  • Leading Across Cultures (LSM595) In today’s marketplace, leading multicultural teams is becoming the norm. Learn the skills needed to assess your organization and your management style to ensure you’re leading a diverse team in the best ways possible.

  • Coaching Skills for Leaders (LSM584) Managing employees isn’t enough anymore. For your company to succeed, you must build relationships through coaching. Get the skills needed to be an effective coach and learn what—and what not—to do to move your organization forward.

  • Motivating People to Higher Performance (LSM596) This course answers fundamental questions related to motivating people: How can you tell whether a person is unmotivated or just a poor fit for the job? How can a leader motivate a large group of people at once? And how can middle managers motivate people when there are real obstacles standing in their way?
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Any marketing manager, product manager or entrepreneur looking to gain a basic understanding of digital marketing.  Anyone who is looking to move into digital marketing or wants to have general knowledge of the role digital marketing plays in an organization.  This program is also suited for individuals who are looking to improve their ability to converse with marketing team members.

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-5 hours per week
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Class Size: Under 35 students
  • Format: Online, Instructor-Led
Choose 2:
  • Quality and Service Excellence (LSM594) At the end of the day, if your customers aren’t happy, your organization won’t succeed. Learn how to ensure your organization is providing the highest quality service across the board.

  • Planning and Delivering Effective Presentations (LSM588) Being able to effectively formulate and share your ideas verbally is a key skill essential to any leader. Learn the ins and outs of creating dynamic, attention-grabbing presentations.

  • Leading with Credibility (LSM586) Without the trust of those you lead and those who support you in an organization, it is next to impossible to be successful. Learn what you need to gain and keep the respect of your colleagues to keep your career moving forward.

  • Leading for Creativity and Innovation (LSM587) Innovation is all the rage—but do you know what it really means for your organization? Find out what innovation is and how to apply the concept to your team for successful implementation of cutting-edge ideas.
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Any marketing manager, product manager or entrepreneur looking to gain a basic understanding of digital marketing.  Anyone who is looking to move into digital marketing or wants to have general knowledge of the role digital marketing plays in an organization.  This program is also suited for individuals who are looking to improve their ability to converse with marketing team members.

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-5 hours per week
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Class Size: Under 35 students
  • Format: Online, Instructor-Led
Choose 1:
  • Leading Strategic Change Initiatives (LSM583) No one likes change within their organization. But if the change initiative is led properly, the process can be successfully managed and implemented with minimal resistance. Learn how to accomplish this in your organization.

  • Strategic Decision Making (LSM582) Being able to make a timely, well-reasoned decision is a critical skill every leader must possess. Learn how to hone this skill through a proven methodology from Cornell University.

  • Leading Organizational Change (LSM591) Learn how to effectively manage change in your organization by knowing when change is needed, working on getting the change accepted organizationally and implementing change in the best way possible.
DESIGNED FOR:

Any marketing manager, product manager or entrepreneur looking to gain a basic understanding of digital marketing.  Anyone who is looking to move into digital marketing or wants to have general knowledge of the role digital marketing plays in an organization.  This program is also suited for individuals who are looking to improve their ability to converse with marketing team members.  


HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-5 hours per week
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Class Size: Under 35 students
  • Format: Online, Instructor-Led
Choose 1:
  • Navigating Power Relationships (LSM597) In many cases, those in power are the ones who get the final say in organizational decision making. Analyze where you fit in the power hierarchy and how to increase your power to get things done within your organization.

  • Negotiation Skills (LSM589) Being able to effectively negotiate is a critical skill that can be used in all aspects of your life—not just in the business world. Learn the ins and outs of negotiation, including how and when to negotiate.
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Any marketing manager, product manager or entrepreneur looking to gain a basic understanding of digital marketing.  Anyone who is looking to move into digital marketing or wants to have general knowledge of the role digital marketing plays in an organization.  This program is also suited for individuals who are looking to improve their ability to converse with marketing team members.  

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-5 hours per week
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Class Size: Under 35 students
  • Format: Online, Instructor-Led
6 COURSES
  • Human Resources Leadership
  • Aligning HR Strategy with Organizational Strategy
  • Diversity and Inclusion in Practice
  • Getting Results through Talent Management
  • HR Analytics for Business Decisions
  • Strategic Engagement
DESIGNED FOR:
  • HR Managers
  • HR Directors / Supervisors

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 5-7 hours per week
  • Duration: 3 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive
9 COURSES
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee with Organizational Goals
  • Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational
  • Aligning Employee Performance with Organizational Goals
  • Aligning Employee Performance
DESIGNED FOR:
  • Line-level HR professionals
  • People seeking to enter the HR field
  • Global professionals from for-profits, NGOs, and government organizations

HOW IT WORKS:
  • Course Length: 2 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Duration: 4-5 months
  • Class Size: Under 35 Students
  • Format: Highly interactive

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