Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon Certificate in Executive Leadership

The Carnegie Mellon Certificate in Executive Leadership is documented recognition of your continued commitment to advanced professional education at the highest levels. This designation concretely demonstrates your dedication to maintaining cutting-edge skill and understanding, as well as the exceptional training you’ve received from a recognized top-tier university. Moreover, the certificate represents your continuing connection with a distinguished community of renowned faculty and inspiring alumni, a powerful force in today’s business world.

How do I earn the Carnegie Mellon Certificate in Executive Leadership?

You must complete three open enrollment programs in a five year period. Carnegie Mellon Executive Education offers programs in the areas of strategic leadership, innovation, analytics and technology. Pursuing the Certificate in Executive Leadership allows candidates to further capabilities critical to their individual professional advancement.

Are there specific course requirements?

To earn the Certificate in Executive Leadership you will participate in three Executive Education courses from Carnegie Mellon. The selection of programs must include the following:

a. (1) Leadership course

Options include Leadership as a Daily Challenge, Leadership and Negotiation Academy for Women or Executive Leadership Academy

b. (2) additional programs that best suit your individual situation and professional development needs

Select any two additional programs from the Carnegie Mellon Executive Education portfolio, however one of the programs must be 3 or more days in duration to meet course-day requirements. 

How do I design my series of three programs?

The executive education team is prepared to advise you on the selection of programs that will be most effective for your personal circumstances.

Are there any additional benefits?

Executives pursuing a certificate receive a 10 percent discount on the second and third programs they elect.

How do I register?

Register online for your preferred program by clicking "Register" on any open enrollment program page.