Certificate Programs

Building Leadership Excellence Certificate Program

43 Hours/10 sessions

Change for the BEST!  This intensive 43-hour, hands-on program is designed to develop proven skills needed to manage, influence, create, inspire and lead organizations.  Students will learn to think and act strategically, enhancing management performance and improving organizational effectiveness.  The program is designed to provide effective decision-making, coaching, innovative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.  In today's fast moving, highly competitive marketplace, organizations require highly functioning, innovative leaders.  Make the most of this opportunity and contact Darcy Biltekoff at 585-343-0055 ext. 6602 for more information and to enroll in the next program!

Who should attend - managers, supervisors, team leaders, and future leaders.  As a participant, you will work in an engaging and dynamic team environment.  Upon completion of the course you will: Inspire subordinates to work to their full potential, communicate at an advanced level to better manage conflict, learn strategies to establish buy-in and ensure accountability, enhance your coaching skills, and establish a lasting network of capable leader colleagues.  Each session is filled with real-life examples and practical techniques for getting results. Begin immediately applying leadership excellence at your job and in your life!

Bi-weekly sessions - program attendance includes bi-weekly sessions, one full day kick-off session and 8 half-day sessions.  Plus up to 5 optional hours of one-on-one coaching for each participant, materials and refreshments.

Trainer Bio, JoBeth Rath, SPHR - JoBeth is an HR expert with over 10 years of leadership experience in her field.  She regularly trains and consults for The BEST Center with organizations across the GLOW region.  JoBeth has assisted in building HR departments for business start-ups as well as helped to update and align existing HR departments to strengthen organizations.

"I have learned a great deal from the Building Leadership Excellence Program.  It was extremely useful for a new supervisor like me.  I have applied all the new techniques taught in the class at my workplace, generating positive results." - Shruti Madathanapalli, Yancey's Fancy

Spring 2016 Session

  • One full-day kick-off session on Thursday, March 3rd - 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Attendance is required in all of the 8 half-day sessions, scheduled Thursdays, 12:30pm-4:30pm
  • Afternoon Session Dates:  3/17, 3/31, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5, 5/19, 6/2, 6/16
  • Graduation Presentations: Thursday, June 30th - 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Fee: $1,200, $960 (20% discount) for additional participants from the same company

Please call us at 585-345-6868 or email bestcenter@genesee.edu for more information!