Become a Leaders Excellence Certified Leader from Harvard Square
Enhance your professional credentials, hone your leadership skills and gain a career edge. Are you a driven business professional who aspires to become a more effective and influential leader? Move your career forward with our Leaders Excellence Certified Leader℠ program online from Harvard Square.
Hone your leadership skills and gain valuable insights from respected business thought leaders and academics. Apply them immediately to your organization.
Position yourself for advancement and exciting new opportunities in your field.
Build a broader, well-rounded knowledge base in topics ranging from leadership to management.
Learn online from Harvard Square, on your schedule, from your mobile device or computer.
Earn an exclusive designation to be placed on your LinkedIn profile after successful completion of your program.
Be featured in our annual press release along with your fellow program participants and appear on a number of respected news sites.
The Leaders Excellence Certified Leader℠ program consists of self-paced online courses in key aspects of leadership and management. Each online course includes a video teaching note, eBook, and course modules, allowing you to take it when you’re ready and at your own pace. Online learners are more and more interested in taking control of their own learning rather than the traditional classroom approaches. In short, this is a convenient and self-paced learning environment.
In order to complete the program, you have to be a member of Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square for more than 2 years. There is no cost for the program as it is included in your membership. Upon your online registration, we will set you up for the program on the next business day. It is delivered via 10 online courses. You are welcome to finish the program before the designated time.
The Leaders Excellence Certified Leader℠ is an approved and registered service mark by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, classified under education class 41.
Why Leaders Excellence?
Based on best practices and standards in online education, all our programs meet the high standards of U.S. education. As a leader of online MBA-level certificate programs, we deliver our self-paced courses and live teaching from our virtual “Harvard Square Classroom” to accredited universities as well as top institutions and organizations worldwide. As a member of the Harvard Square Business Association, we are included in the Harvard community at Harvard Square and a member of the Harvard Faculty Club. We are also a member of AACSB International, which places us in the same elite group with the best educational institutions and business schools in the world.
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Leaders Excellence is a top-level global leadership development provider. We offer uniquely designed, expert-led online executive education programs as well as an exclusive, members-only club at Harvard Square.
Our organization is supported by some of the world’s most esteemed thought leaders, deans, chairs, professors, and academic affiliates from such prestigious universities like Yale, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, and Harvard. Our most recent honorary fellows include the father of modern marketing Philip Kotler, as well as Harvard Business School professors Frank Cespedes, Tom Eisenmann, David Fubini, and Ashley Whillans.
Our faculty and fellows hail from leading research and educator networks including the Management Research Network at SSRN, Harvard Business Publishing Education, and the Baker Library / Bloomberg Center at Harvard Business School.
Our organization is listed in Training Industry, the most trusted source of information on the business of learning.
We are also a member of AACSB International, which places us in the same elite group with the best educational institutions and business schools in the world.
Since 2014, more than 4,500 professionals from 50+ countries, ranging from global Fortune 1000 companies to startups, have enrolled in our executive education programs and membership.
How Does the Online Certificate Program Work?
The program includes 10 online courses, which are completed via our easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system. You are welcome to finish the program before the designated time. It includes 30 online courses, which are completed via our easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system. Each course consists of an introductory video, course modules, an eBook and quick reference sheet. If you decide to read all 10 eBooks, you should expect to use more than the designated time for the program. You can log in to the learning management system from anywhere, making learning self-directed and available 24/7 using any computer or smartphone.
What Are the Courses in the Program?
Click on each topic below to read more about the content and learning goals for each Leaders Excellence Certified Leader℠ online course.
When Can I Start on the Program?
You can sign up for the program at any time after 2 years of membership. Upon your online registration, we will set you up for the program on the next business day. We recommend you complete one online course weekly for 2 months. Each course takes between 2-3 hours to complete. You are welcome to finish the program before the designated time.
Who Can Complete the Program?
In order to complete the program, you have to be a member of Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square for more than 2 years.
What Are the Requirements for Completion?
You must complete the program within 2 months, with an average of 30 hours of individual work. Each course takes between 2-3 hours to complete.
You are not required to write any papers. Instead, after each course module, you will complete a multiple-choice assessment with a minimum passing score of 70%. If you don’t pass it with the minimum score, you can repeat it multiple times. When you have completed the program, you can download all the ebooks and quick reference sheets for future reference on each topic.
Do I Need to Speak English Fluently in Order to Apply?
English doesn’t have to be your first language in order to participate in the Leaders Excellence Certified Leader℠ program. However, you must understand English in order to complete the coursework. If English is not your first language, you should expect to take more than the designated time to complete your program.
Will I Receive a Certificate?
When you have successfully completed the program, you will be awarded the Leaders Excellence Certified Leader℠ certificate. This official proof-of-completion document is issued by Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square, organized in 2014 under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Leaders Excellence Certified Leader℠ is an approved and registered service mark by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, classified under education class 41.
Your completion certificate is delivered online and ready for printing and framing. If you want to get a framed completion certificate in black, you can order it at any time.
This exclusive credential can be placed after your name to indicate your successful completion of the program and more than 2 years of membership.
Why is Membership to AACSB Important?
As a member of AACSB International, we are in the same elite group with the best educational institutions and business schools in the world.
Leaders Excellence is an educational member of AACSB’s Business Education Alliance, the world’s largest and most prestigious network of business schools. Synonymous with the highest standards of excellence since 1916, AACSB International provides quality assurance and business education intelligence. Membership to the AACSB Business Education Alliance is a movement united to improve the quality of business education around the world. AACSB connects, shares, and inspires innovation and quality throughout the member network. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the hallmark of excellence in management education.
Why is Membership to Harvard Square Business Association Important?
As a member of the Harvard Square Business Association, we are included in the Harvard community at Harvard Square and a member of Harvard Faculty Club.
The Harvard Square Business Association was founded in 1910 and incorporated in 1936 with the mission to promote commerce in Harvard Square. Located adjacent to Harvard Yard, the historic heart of Harvard University, Harvard Square is the home and gathering place for authors, publishers, booksellers, students, professors, and innovators. Headquartered in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, Leaders Excellence benefits from its unique location and powerful academic network.
Will I Be Named in a Press Release?
After successful completion of your program, your name will be included among the other recipients from that year in our annual press release. This release is published on news sites such as ABC 6 News, CBS 7, NBC Right Now, New York News Journal, San Francisco News Journal, Washington News Journal, and many more. International news sites include All India Bulletin, England Headline, International Business Times, and Shanghai Mirror.
Can I Add the Credential to My LinkedIn Profile?
Absolutely! When you have successfully completed your Leaders Excellence Certified Leader program online, you can add this credential to your LinkedIn profile under the Education section. Leaders Excellence is proud to be an approved educational institution by LinkedIn.
Why is Leadership Development and Innovation Important?
What About Meetings in Harvard Square?
Leaders Excellence members and alumni receive exclusive invitations to our meetings at the Harvard Faculty Club. With its unique ambiance, reflective of the university’s proud traditions and rich heritage, Harvard Faculty Club is a great place to meet and network with peers. The Faculty Club is located at Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts and is open only to members of the Harvard community.
Aside from our membership to the Harvard Faculty Club, we have reciprocal privileges with clubs belonging to the Association of College and University Clubs and may also visit non-ACUC clubs like Oxford and Cambridge University Club in London, UK and selected university clubs in India. For events in Continental Europe, preferred venues are Residence Palace in Brussels, Belgium and Bernstorff Palace in Copenhagen, Denmark.
COST & NEXT STEP
What is the Cost of the Program?
There is no cost for the program as it is included in your membership, but you have to be a member of Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square for more than 2 years.
How Do I Register for the Program?
To register for the program, you have to be a (full) member of Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square for more than 2 years.
Once you have been a member of Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square for more than 2 years, you can register for the program directly via your own profile page on our members website after login. Upon your online registration, we will set you up for the program on the next business day.
If you have any questions, please email us at info@LeadersExcellence.com.