Certificate in Strategic Leadership and Innovation

  • Now Being Delivered Online During COVID-19 Health Crisis!

  • During the current health emergency, this program will be delivered online. All in-class sessions have been cancelled until further notice.

    Registration is still open for this program's standalone module and you can enrol online as usual. All participants will be contacted with information on how to take part in these programs from their remote location.

    For information on SEEC program changes, contact us at seec@schulich.yorku.ca or leave a message by phone at 416-736-5079 (toll-free 1-800-667-9380) and we will return your call within 2 hours during regular business hours. You can also visit our website and use Live Chat on the website to talk with a member of our Customer Care Team.

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    Develop your capability to successfully identify opportunities and lead projects with this innovation leadership training program – from strategic planning to the development of new products and operational improvements. You’ll learn to identify and seize untapped business opportunities, create competitive advantage through innovation strategy, and apply design and systems thinking for an integrated approach to delivering growth.

program learning features

  • Interactive, engaging e-learning modules and pre-recorded mini-lectures.

  • Apply your learning between modules to get the instructor's comments.

  • Engage in guided and free form discussions with your fellow participants.

  • Upload video of yourself practising the techniques and get personalized feedback.

    • “This course certainly disrupted my existing notion of innovation. It isn’t spontaneous, it isn’t a eureka moment. It’s much more deliberate and requires great discipline. I’m confident this course will help bring that discipline to our organization.”

      T. CalderVP, Client Strategy, Search Engine People
    • “This course exceeded my expectations. I feel it was a great base to build upon when I return to work.”

      L. RyanDirector, Financial Policy and External Reporting, Bank of Canada

Top Reasons To Choose This Program

  • Link innovation planning to your current and future leadership business opportunities

    Lead successful innovation initiatives in any area of your organization and target areas that require strategic innovation

    Network with your peers across multiple industries and develop meaningful corporate connections

    Benefit from the expertise of a faculty panel of current innovation practitioners and thought leaders

    Register for a complimentary, two-hour follow-up coaching session in the quarter following course completion to gauge success and tweak processes