Develop the expertise, relational skills, and mindsets needed to achieve excellence in leadership. The Certificate in Advanced Leadership is for current leaders in any organization or community. 

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  • 8-month certificate program (not for credit)

This program is delivered entirely online.

Through applied learning activities, you'll cultivate new ways of thinking, acting, and being. You'll learn to develop and apply collaborative leadership approaches and systems. 

This program is for those currently in leadership positions in organizations and communities. The program is offered online in a cohort structure.

Next Intake

Please check back soon for the next intake and course sequence for this program. 

What You'll Learn

Here’s what you can expect to learn in this program, in addition to our Institutional Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand and analyze how leaders act through appropriate frameworks and mental models.
  • Strengthen and apply mindsets to make sense of today’s challenges.
  • Acquire and sharpen practical skills to act effectively in the face of challenges.
  • Cultivate a sense of expertise to enable the next phase of leadership.
  • Apply the frameworks, mindsets, and skills from the program to organizational, network, and system settings.


For course details, visit the Academic Calendar.

MGT011 Personal Foundations of Successful Leadership

Self-awareness, mood management, and self-motivation are at the core of authentic leadership. They influence your ability to build strong relationships, engage diverse stakeholders, and optimize the performance of your organization. Developing these skills will help you explore, assess, make decisions, and take action. In this module, you’ll engage in a journey of self-exploration to improve your personal relationships and professional performance. 

MGT012 Building Collaborative Teams for High Impact

In this module, you'll learn to develop effective interpersonal relationships. Build confidence and skills in:

  • Courageous conversations
  • Navigating power
  • Transforming conflict into a tool for personal development

MGT013 Creating Organizational Coherence in the Midst of Change

This module tackles some of the most common challenges you face as a leader:

  • Motivating others
  • Engaging others
  • Making decisions
  • Addressing conflict
  • Tapping the value of diversity
  • Leading and managing change

Through demonstrations and practice, you'll build practical skills to overcome these challenges. Learn to run and participate in meetings that help people come alive and leave inspired. You’ll also explore how structures and policies shape organizational life and can build more resilient organizations.

MGT014 Catalyzing Action in Complex Systems

This module will introduce you to complex societal issues and equip you with the lenses and skills to lead in these contexts. Hands-on activities will involve systems mapping, polarity analysis, strategy formulation, and more. You’ll improve your skills for thinking and acting across a system and learn to apply a systems lens to your own professional context.

MGT015 Leadership in Action

The advanced leadership program includes a series of integration activities. This module runs parallel to other modules in the program so you can connect integrated activities to your learnings. These interactive activities help to:

  • Frame the challenges of leadership in a complex world
  • Weave together the learnings from other modules
  • Provide support for application of the concepts taught in this program
  • Build a sense of community and peer relationships with participants
  • Provide a clear path of learning throughout and beyond the program

Admission Requirements

Review the admission requirements for this program, plus specific details for mature students, international students, and high school equivalencies for applicants outside Manitoba.

Contact Us

Our Admissions Team is happy to provide more information or help you through the application process. Contact us if you'd like to learn more about Booth University College or any of our programs.

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