Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership

Learn from the best minds in business and practice. Supported by renowned Lehigh University business faculty, promising and ambitious managers will learn to refine their talent and create immediate value. 

Inspiring and transformational, earn a Lehigh Executive Certificate in a way that is convenient to your schedule.  Develop new business skills and expand your network!

  1. Email us at execed@lehigh.edu to inform us that you plan to complete this certificate
  2. Register individually for the four (4) programs of your choosing
  3. Complete the four programs within a two-year time frame

What is the Lehigh Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership?

A Lehigh Executive Certificate is formal recognition and acknowledgment of your commitment to professional development and desire to advance your business acumen. The Executive Certificate is designed to be comprehensive and challenging as well as flexible enough to accommodate a busy professionals' schedule. It is comprised of four business-focused programs - each of which are one to two days in duration and offered throughout the year.

How do I earn an Executive Certificate?

To earn an Executive Certificate, you must complete four (4) executive education programs of your choosing within a two-year period.  Programs are offered throughout the year and can be completed in any order that works best with your schedule. You may indicate your intent to earn an Executive Certificate prior to completing your first course or any time after.


Who should attend?

This certificate was developed for mid-level working professionals. Participants come from varied backgrounds with:

  • At least 3 to 5 years of work experience
  • Some operation, corporate, or management responsibility in their current role
  • A degree in any discipline, including business is acceptable
  • A high propensity to advance within their organization

*If you match this profile and are up for a challenge, we encourage you to enroll


High performing talent needs development; ambitious talent needs to be challenged – Lehigh’s Executive Certificate is designed to support your organization’s high potential talent; the rising stars, mid-level managers and functional experts that are critical to organizational success.  Below is a sample track for the certificate program, but each certificate can be customized to fit your needs.

Certificate Type Program 1

Program 2

Program 3 Program 4 Total Cost
Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership


Advanced Negotiation Techniques


Finance for Non-Financial Managers


Project Management Foundations



STEP 4. What's the cost and what's included in the cost?

You pay the cost of each of the individual programs you choose.  The total of $6,240 as seen in the sample track above, is an estimated  total of all four programs combined.  All alumni, corporate and promotional discounts can be used on individual programs, and can be applied to the total cost at check out.

Each program's cost includes: program materials, all meals (continental breakfast, lunch and beverage breaks), exceptional learning opportunities with Lehigh Faculty, networking opportunities with like-minded professionals, and a Lehigh University Executive Certificate.


What if I want to complete a certificate program, but there is one program that doesn't fit with my schedule?

Contact us at 610-758-3590 or email us at execed@lehigh.edu and we'll work with you to substitute a similar program on request. 

I represent a company or business - is there a discount for sending multiple participants?

Yes, we offer organization discounts for sending multiple participants through the Certificate series – please contact us for specific discount information.

Can the Lehigh Executive Certificate be customized to fit my company’s specific development needs?

Yes, in general our Certificate series targets three common developmental themes: 

  1. Leadership
  2. Business Excellence
  3. Innovation & Brand

Can the Lehigh Executive Certificate be customized to focus on specific themes?

Yes, if you or your organization would like to focus on only one or two of these themes or to develop your own set of themes, we can help align our existing programs to meet your goals.  Please contact us for more information about how we can help design something specific for you.