Master's Certificate: Leadership for the 21st Century

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The Master’s Certificate: Leadership for the 21st Century certificate program examines the competencies necessary “to lead” today. The certificate program is composed of 5 days and a total of 10 sessions allowing the participant to look at leadership from both a personal and an organizational perspective.  The program will provide not only the competencies necessary to be successful as a leader but also offer the practical strategies for applying these skills in the workplace. All 5 days and 10 sessions must be completed to receive the Master’s Certificate: Leadership for the 21st Century.

Who Should Attend: 

Master’s Certificate: Leadership for the 21st Century is designed for professionals with leader responsibilities or those who will take on these responsibilities in the near future. The sessions in the program are also highly relevant for seasoned managers and team leaders who have extensive on-the-job experience, but little formal leadership education or training. If you are in a leadership role, seeking or anticipating a leadership role, or are an individual contributor looking to develop your leadership competencies, then this program is for you!

Program Benefits:

Master’s Certificate: Leadership for the 21st Century will help leaders to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment.  Each session in the program concentrates on a critical competency required of today’s leaders.   After completing the certificate requirements, participants will have a solid understanding of the competencies needed to lead individuals, teams, and organizations successfully.

In this program, you will learn to:

  • Understand your personal leadership style and adapt to varying situations
  • Improve your emotional intelligence effectiveness
  • Motivate, and engage individuals and teams
  • Negotiate, make decisions, and resolve conflict
  • Drive and execute strategy
  • Lead global organizations
  • Implement change
  • Foster innovation and creativity


  • One week accelerated offering;
    July 10 - 14, 2017 (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
    November 13 - 17, 2017 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Credit Available:

.6 CEUs/ 1 day workshop

6 CPEs/ 1 day workshop

6 HRCI recertification credits

For those interested in academic graduate credit, a 3 credit course waiver is available for an MHRM degree. Please contact EPE for further information.


11/13- Leadership Styles & Emotional Intelligence

11/14 - Promoting Motivation and Engagement & Leading High Performing Teams

11/15- Decision Making, Conflict and Negotiations & Situational Leadership

11/16- Implementing Change & Leading Global Organizations

11/17- Driving and Executing Strategy & Fostering Creativity and Innovation

*For those interested in taking individual modules please send an email to info@epe.rutgers with the requested days



All program materials will be housed on Sakai, Rutgers Learning Management System.  Participants are encouraged to bring an iPad, laptop or other device that will allow you to view the materials in PDF format during each session.  If you don't have a device you can download and print the materials prior session.

10% Alumni Discount (check box on registration form)

Group and Corporate Discounts Available; contact EPE