Certificate Program

Leadership and Influence

Unleash your leadership potential and master the art of influence with our comprehensive online program. Leadership is about more than just holding a title; it's a dynamic social process that enables collective results. This program focuses on the core competencies that leaders must master for success now and in the future.

About the Leadership and Influence Certificate

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Course length

104 hours

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Time commitment


hours per week

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*You can pay as little as $255 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

This program is suitable for current leaders and aspiring leaders who want to enhance their leadership and influence skills. Whether you're a seasoned manager or an individual contributor looking to transition into a leadership role, this program has the tools you need to excel. The core coursework for this program includes:

Delve into the four fundamental competencies that leaders need to succeed - self-awareness, adaptability, communication skills, and the ability to recognize and apply different influencing styles.

Understand the collaborative nature of leadership and how it generates Direction, Alignment, and Commitment (DAC) in a group and discover when collaborative leadership is most effective for creating shared direction and alignment.

This course is packed with actionable advice for new and seasoned managers to help develop the mindset, skill set, and tactics needed for immediate success in any role.

Explore the world of innovation and learn how to create a culture of innovation within your organization using the Targeted Innovation™ process, including phases such as Clarify, Ideate, Develop, and Implement.

Did you know?

A 2023 study found that 77% of organizations report a leadership skills gap somewhere in their company. This contributes to a lack of employee engagement, which has steadily grown in the last few years.

Source: Forbes


Is This Leadership and Influence Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Are you looking to enhance your leadership and influence skills to become a more effective leader?
  • Do you want to develop self-awareness, adaptability, and effective communication skills to succeed in your leadership role?
  • Are you a new manager seeking the mindset, skill set, and tactics for immediate success in your management position?
  • Do you aspire to foster a culture of innovation within your team or organization?
  • Are you committed to understanding collaborative leadership and how to create shared direction and alignment in your team?
  • Are you dedicated to your personal and professional growth, ready to enhance your leadership and influence capabilities?
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Potential Careers

Upon completing your certificate and earning your credential, you will be prepared for exciting new roles, such as:

  • Team Leader
  • Management Consultant
  • HR Manager
  • Leadership Coach
  • Innovation Specialist
  • Organizational Development Consultant
  • Project Manager

This Program is a Great Fit For:

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Individuals wishing to grow their career

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New leaders or managers

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Employees who wish to upskill

Why Regis College?

For nearly 100 years, Regis College has empowered students to succeed academically, serve, and lead. Certificate programs through the Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offer:

  • Icon of a check mark Self-paced coursework
  • Icon of a check mark Online learning formats
  • Icon of a check mark Reputable career credentials
  • Icon of a check mark Skills for in-demand jobs
  • Icon of a check mark Specialized knowledge
  • Icon of a check mark Potential for higher salary
  • Icon of a check mark Degree completion pathways
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Funding Options Are Available

The Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offers affordable and flexible pay-as-you-go options to make earning a professional certificate a reality for as many students as possible. Some certificate earners may even be eligible for tuition assistance through their employer.