TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND COACHING

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Wright Graduate University's certificate programs focus graduate learning on specific areas of the master’s curriculum. Certificate program credits also apply towards the master’s degree. Students wishing to enroll in more than two certificate programs should contact Admissions about enrolling in the master’s program.

The graduate certificate programs offered at WGU are: (click to see details)

Graduate Certificate in Emotional Intelligence for Leadership and Coaching

  • Overview

  • Program Format

  • Core Curriculum

  • Coursework

Overview

Wright Graduate University's graduate certificate in emotional intelligence is core to coaching and transformational leadership. Emotional intelligence is not only a recognized factor in successful leadership, coaching, training, and teaming, but it is also a key aspect of executive success.

UPCOMING START DATES

  • July 22, 2022

PROGRAM LENGTH

  • 6 months
  • 13 quarter credit units

 By increasing your emotional intelligence, you will understand yourself and others and become an even more potent agent at work, in community leadership, and in interpersonal relationships. People with well-developed emotional intelligence become highly effective transformational leaders, team members, coaches, trusted advisors, and insightful decision-makers.

In this certificate program, you will study:

  • Foundations and components of emotional intelligence.
  • Purpose of emotions, their role in effective decision-making and communication.
  • Ways that emotional data contribute to positive self-concept and executive hardiness.

You will develop skills in responsible self-expression and social awareness so you may experience more ownership for and satisfaction in daily outcomes.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Wright Graduate University’s four graduate certificate programs comprise courses that are scaffolded into the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching. In these certificate programs, competency of program outcomes below is developed to varying degrees with in-depth mastery achieved only through the cumulative completion of the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching degree.

Upon successful program completion, you will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate visionary transformational leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate transformational emergence coaching skills.
  • Conduct professional/business training.
  • Demonstrate professional/business communication.
  • Demonstrate a principle-based philosophical orientation to personal responsibility.
  • Initiate strategic self-development for professional success.
  • Manifest social-emotional intelligence.
  • Exercise integrative, transdisciplinary problem-solving.

Graduate Certificate In Social Intelligence For Leadership And Coaching

  • Overview

  • Program Format

  • Core Curriculum

  • Coursework

Overview

Wright Graduate University's graduate certificate in social intelligence for leadership and coaching enhances effective social interaction in both professional and personal environments. Social intelligence is fundamental to the ability to influence others, get work done, and succeed as a transformational leader and coach.

UPCOMING START DATE

  • January 21, 2022

PROGRAM DURATION

  • 6 months
  • 13 quarter credit units

 It is essential to understanding:

  • Individual motivation
  • The way groups function
  • The blocks and limiting beliefs that inhibit effectiveness
  • How authentic personal power can manifest
  • The way people function in relation to authority

In this certificate program, you will learn to:

  • Inventory the many varieties of influence and personal power you employ.
  • Analyze self-imposed blocks that prevent you from realizing your full power.
  • Identify personal power styles.
  • Influence and motivate others through a variety of tools and methods.

You will receive an overview of developmental and existential philosophy to help you understand the power of orienting to principles in any situation, including the power of being your most authentic, truthful self.

You will also learn to identify and use purpose as a guiding and sorting tool in daily life. Purpose is an essential element of work that informs every aspect of coaching, leadership and vocational success. Through this certificate, you will identify an initial life purpose statement and discover ways in which having a clearer sense of mission brings deeper meaning and greater performance to all careers.

You’ll analyze your natural gifts and talents and explore how applying those gifts in the service of others can generate a lifelong sense of satisfaction and meaning.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Wright Graduate University’s four graduate certificate programs comprise courses that are scaffolded into the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching. In these certificate programs, competency of program outcomes below is developed to varying degrees with in-depth mastery achieved only through the cumulative completion of the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching degree.

Upon successful program completion, you will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate visionary transformational leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate transformational emergence coaching skills.
  • Conduct professional/business training.
  • Demonstrate professional/business communication.
  • Demonstrate a principle-based philosophical orientation to personal responsibility.
  • Initiate strategic self-development for professional success.
  • Manifest social-emotional intelligence.
  • Exercise integrative, transdisciplinary problem-solving.

Graduate Certificate In Transformational Leadership

  • Overview

  • Program Format

  • Core Curriculum

  • Coursework

Overview

Wright Graduate University's graduate certificate in transformational leadership helps create transformational leaders who can empower and develop themselves, their followers and their organizations. Graduates of our program have the tools and skills necessary to achieve extraordinary outcomes while generating high levels of satisfaction and commitment.

UPCOMING START DATE

  • January 21, 2022

PROGRAM DURATION

  • 12 months
  • 13 quarter credit units

As they lead, our students engage in their own personal transformation. Our students become leaders who have a transformative effect not only on themselves, but also on the people around them, and ultimately, on their world.

Research shows that followers of transformational leaders accomplish more than they imagined possible and fulfill more of their potential. They suffer less burnout and have a greater sense of fulfillment.

AREAS OF STUDY

We believe that the skills and qualities of transformational leaders can be taught. In our program, all content and practices are grounded deeply in your personal and professional experience. Program mentors will support you to make positive, creative contributions that influence all the people and initiatives you touch in powerful ways.

Through our program you will learn the four tracks of Wright Transformational Leadership Training, also known as TIME:

  • Teaming. Leading effective work teams, starting with being a fully engaged team member and graduating to heading an organization.
  • Influencing. Coaching for success and developing the skills of effective speaking and training.
  • Managing. Overseeing and leading effective areas of a company, measuring and assuring high performance.
  • Empowering. The arts of delegating, empowering communication, and motivating and facilitating optimal performance.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Wright Graduate University’s four graduate certificate programs comprise courses that are scaffolded into the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching. In these certificate programs, competency of program outcomes below is developed to varying degrees with in-depth mastery achieved only through the cumulative completion of the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching degree.

Upon successful program completion, you will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate visionary transformational leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate transformational emergence coaching skills.
  • Conduct professional/business training.
  • Demonstrate professional/business communication.
  • Demonstrate a principle-based philosophical orientation to personal responsibility.
  • Initiate strategic self-development for professional success.
  • Manifest social-emotional intelligence.
  • Exercise integrative, transdisciplinary problem-solving.

Graduate Certificate In Transformational Coaching

  • Overview

  • Program Format

  • Core Curriculum

  • Coursework

Overview

Wright Graduate University's graduate certificate in transformational coaching offers three courses, an orientation, and performative learning to provide you with the academic and performative background that is core to developing yourself as a successful coach.

Coaching is not only a satisfying profession. It is a key skill for transformational leadership. This program introduces the revolutionary Wright Model of Transformational Coaching, which is dedicated to helping people to achieve their full potential and reach possibilities beyond what they thought were possible.

NEXT START DATE

  • July 22, 2022

PROGRAM LENGTH

  • 12 months
  • 19 quarter credit units

AREAS OF STUDY

In this program, you will:

  • Study and put into practice the foundations and components of emotional intelligence.
  • Understand the purpose of emotions and their role in effective decision-making and communication.
  • Develop skills in responsible self-expression and social awareness.
  • Increase your emotional intelligence.
  • Better understand yourself and others to become an even more potent coach.

This program culminates with your development of real-life coaching relationships as you study the skills of coaching. The curriculum focuses on such important coaching skills as:

  • Developing rapport
  • Creating a winning context for coaching
  • Intentional speaking
  • Contextual listening
  • Asking powerful questions
  • Defining action steps
  • Creating accountability
  • Using grounded leadership

Through your work toward this certificate, you will build skill in holding vision for people and facilitating their emotional expression and personal discovery. In addition, you will practice coaching skills and receive supervision while engaging in developmental coaching.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Wright Graduate University’s four graduate certificate programs comprise courses that are scaffolded into the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching. In these certificate programs, competency of program outcomes below is developed to varying degrees with in-depth mastery achieved only through the cumulative completion of the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership and Coaching degree.

Upon successful program completion, you will be prepared to:

  • Demonstrate visionary transformational leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate transformational emergence coaching skills.
  • Conduct professional/business training.
  • Demonstrate professional/business communication.
  • Demonstrate a principle-based philosophical orientation to personal responsibility.
  • Initiate strategic self-development for professional success.
  • Manifest social-emotional intelligence.
  • Exercise integrative, transdisciplinary problem-solving.

Meet Our Students And Grads

See how Wright Graduate University helped them transform their lives.

“I now feel more established and credible as a coach and I bring more to the table because I’m living what I’m learning in my own life as well.”

Gertrude Lyons
Human Emergence Coach

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  • Graduate Certificate in Transformational Leadership
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Accreditation: Wright Graduate University is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. Wright Graduate University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at Strang Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs, refer to our IACBE member status page.