In order to receive the certification, participants must attend all 7 classes and 4 coaching sessions. The program includes:
- Orientation session
- Seven courses geared toward developing the critical skillsets necessary for contemporary leaders
- Professional EQ-i assessment
- Four sessions with a professional coach
- 4.0 CEUs (continuing education units) from Virginia Tech upon successful completion of courses and final report/project
The cost of the certificate program is $2,549 which includes instruction, coaching, materials, refreshments, lunch, and CEUs.
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All classes are held at the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center situated on the 7th floor of the Roanoke Higher Education Center.
Orientation and Creating Inclusive Workplace Course Material
August 17, 2017, 11:00am - 4:30 pm
The expectations for certificate completion will be clearly explained including the role of a coach who will work with you throughout this leadership journey. Workshops will follow emphasizing how diverse backgrounds and skill levels improve problem solving and encourage growth and change. Creating an inclusive workplace is good for business and it influences learning from people at all levels. Discover ways to build a welcoming environment.
Professional Coaching is the key to leveraging your leadership learning from this certificate program. You will have four, one-on-one coaching sessions spaced throughout the certificate program. These coaching sessions will customize your professional development to attain your specific goals. Your professional coach evaluates your progress and supports your success throughout this nine-month program.