Invest in Your Future

Innovative Leadership Certificate Program 

Nov. 1, 2022 - Feb. 28, 2023
Tuesdays, 4-6 pm, EST

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The Innovative Leadership Certificate Program is a professional development opportunity for recent graduates to develop their leadership skills for career advancement and for current leaders and managers to consolidate and hone their leadership experience. The program prepares participants to understand their vision, values and strengths as a leader to engage in innovative leadership in addressing challenges in their organizations and in evolving contexts. This is a very valuable program for working professionals ready for promotion.


Session 1: Nov. 1st - Defining Leadership
Session 2: Nov. 15th - Introduciton to Innovation Leadership
Session 3: Nov. 29th - Creating a Compelling Vision of Your Future
Session 4: Dec. 13th - Analyze Situations and Strengths
Session 5: Jan. 10th - Plan Your Development Journey
Session 6: Jan. 24thBuild Your Team and Communicate
Session 7: Feb. 7th - Take Action
Session 8: Feb. 21st - Embed Change
Session 9: Feb. 28th - Integration and Presentation

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Meet the Instructor

Maureen Metcalf, Founder and CEO is a highly sought-after expert in anticipating and leveraging future business trends to transform organizations. She has captured 30 years of experience in an award-winning series of books used by public, private, and academic organizations to align company-wide strategy, systems, and culture using Innovative Leadership techniques. As a preeminent change agent, Maureen has set strategic direction, then transformed client organizations, delivering significant results, including increased leadership effectiveness that drives improved profitability, organizational resilience, leadership team alignment, alignment, quality, community impact, employee engagement, and long-term sustainability.

Maureen shares her hard-won insights through public speaking, industry publications, interviews, and video presentations. She is a regular contributor to Forbes.com, host of the top international radio show, Innovating Leadership, Co-creating Our Future, and author of the award-winning Innovative Leadership book series.

The International Leadership Association named Maureen a Fellow in recognition of her contributions to the field of leadership. In addition to other board roles, she is on the advisory board of Franklin University’s Mason Leadership Center, where she was recognized for her contribution. She is also an Executive Committee member of the James Madison University School of Strategic Leadership advisory board.

Before founding ILI, Maureen held transformation consulting roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture. She earned her MBA in Finance at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and holds a BS in Economics from James Madison University.

Payment Options

A 3-part payment plan is available for this course.

Amount due at registration: $916.66
2nd payment due one month after program start date: $916.66
Final payment due two months after program start date: $916.67

The participant is responsible for submitting payments per the schedule above. Payments can be made by check payable to JMU, or online with a credit card. Instructions for submitting payment online will be included in your registration confirmation email.

Failure to pay any installments by due dates will result in being dropped from the program and your account may be turned over to collections. 

By selecting the payment plan option at registration, the participant agrees to the terms of the payment plan. For questions please contact us at cpdtraining@jmu.edu or 540-568-4038.

Employer Billing is also an option. Please choose the invoice tab at checkout and enter billing information. If you need assistance or have further questions please contact us at cpdtraining@jmu.edu or 540-568-4038.

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