Professional Leadership Development Certificate

Top 3 skills prioritized by learning and development professionals are leadership & management, creative problem solving & design thinking and communication” – LinkedIn Learning

The Professional Leadership Development Certificate program is developed in collaboration with a committee made up of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce (GNCC), GNCC member organizations, and the Goodman School of Business.

This specialized program equips leaders and aspiring managers with the tools needed to improve their efficiency and increase productivity by focusing on topics of creative & critical thinking, communication, strategic planning, change management, and personal growth.

Program Details

  • Jan 17 – Feb 16, 2022
  • Online- instructor led
  • Valuable for you if you are an organization looking to invest in your employees, an individual seeking to advance to leadership positions, or a leader in Niagara looking to expand your professional development.
  • $3,345 + HST
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  • Early-bird, and group pricing discounts available. Get in touch

– Dr. Andrew Gaudes, Dean, Goodman School of Business and Professor of Entrepreneurship

Through several weekly interactive classes, learn from Goodman School of Business professors and industry leaders how to:

  • Improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Boost employee morale.
  • Develop succession planning.
  • Reduce turnover costs.
  • Network and learn from your industry professionals and others.

All sessions will take place synchronously, online from 1:00 – 4:00pm on the following dates in 2022.

January 17, 19, 24, 26, 31
February 2, 7, 9, 14, 16

For more information about the program schedule, contact

Gain leadership insights from award-winning professors and industry experts who consistently receive satisfaction rates exceeding 90%. For more details, please check the instructors page.

$3,345 + HST per participant.

The investment to your organization could be as low as $669 + HST per participant with up to 80% of the program cost covered by the Canada-Ontario Jobs Grant funding.

For more information, please contact Marcie Clarkson from the GNCC at

“Being an owner of a small business, today’s topic was current and useful. It reinforced some of our practices and made us aware of some changes we can make.”

– Matt Holmwood, President, Miller Restoration

The Goodman  Leadership Certificate program delivered instantly for the H&C Inc. team members. Adding this training to their development as leaders gave them actionable strategies to use as they transitioned into Director-level roles. The conversations around staff, management, project processes and planning became more sophisticated  and thoughtful, the results of this training for our company are positive and strong. We are excited to send more team members to this leadership program in the future!

 – Allie Hughes, Founder & CEO Huges & Co. Inc