Mastering Advanced Leadership Skills

Flexible Leadership Development Certificate for Experienced Professionals

Advance your leadership strategy beyond approaches that have worked in the past. Learn how to adapt quickly as conditions demand and solve new problems as they arise. Better understand yourself from a value-based perspective — what your strengths are, how you learn and communicate, and the political environment within your organization. Throughout this leadership development certificate, you’ll develop advanced leadership skills to become a dynamic senior leader.

Key Knowledge Areas in Leadership Development

Through our Mastering Advanced Leadership Skills Certificate, you will:

  • Identify and facilitate value-based leadership within your scope of work.
  • Incorporate learning styles to better work in teams and communicate with others.
  • Learn how to be an instrumental change agent within your organization.
  • Recognize and develop networks in a strategic way.
  • Apply data to improve business performance, identify trends, and set employee goals.


  • High-potential and mid-level managers ready for the next level of leadership development
  • Professionals seeking career advancement
  • Employees who have been targeted by their organizations for future leadership positions

Individuals should have a minimum of 12 months experience leading teams before enrolling. If you are a new or aspiring manager, please consider enrolling in our Essential Leadership Skills certificate. 

Course Requirements

This five-week, self-paced course includes both guided learning and interactive discussions. Expect approximately six hours of work per week. Discussion posts are due on Mondays and all other deliverables are due on Saturdays.

First-time online learner? “Strategies for Success” is a one-week module that will familiarize you with our learning system before you begin your certificate program and ensure you are ready to participate. Required for all first-time, self-paced Bryant learners.

After successfully completing this course, you will receive the Mastering Advanced Leadership Skills Certificate and come away with a workable, executable framework for moving ahead in your career as a dynamic leader.

Course Format: Online, Self-Paced
Schedule: 5-week course, 6 hours/week
Begin the Sunday following enrollment
Tuition: $1795
CEUs: 3.0
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Bryant Value


No matter how busy your schedule is, Bryant’s online, self-paced program gives you the flexibility you need.

Higher-Caliber Faculty

All of our online courses are taught by top-notch Bryant faculty or industry experts who are leaders within their field.

Interactive Learning

Spend 6 hours per week on guided learning and interactive discussions.

Meet Your Instructor: Liz Ferenbach Walker

Elizabeth Ferenbach Walker has extensive experience in delivering custom training for corporate clients. A global management consultant, she has worked as a management trainer and instructional designer with much of her work focused on soft management skills including: improving communications, problem solving, change management, leadership development skills, delegation, and team building. She obtained her B.A. from Tufts University, Ed.M. from Harvard University, and an M.A. at Southampton University.

Meet Your Instructor: Liz Ferenbach Walker

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