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Leadership Academy: Corporate Citizenship Leadership

CSR leadership academy at BC

Earn Your Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Leadership

Whether you are working to align your company’s citizenship efforts with its corporate strategy, improve internal or external communication, increase employee engagement, or improve your personal leadership skills, the Leadership Academy will prepare you to lead your teams and colleagues to a new level. You will improve your negotiation skills, problem solving, decision making, innovation, and communication and skills to engage partners throughout your business and the communities you serve more effectively.

"The week gave me tools to help drive change and the confidence to really own my role as a leader."

Virtual Sessions This Fall, Followed by an In-Person Summit in April 2022

UPDATE: This year's Leadership Academy will begin with a series of synchronous, online sessions, running throughout the week of October 25-29, 2021. The program will conclude, in person, at our annual conference in April 2022. The intervening months will allow participants time to complete work independently, while checking in periodically with other members of the cohort. Instruction will be provided by faculty from the Carroll School of Management and other experts in the field of management.

This by-application learning experience is designed to help you reflect on your leadership strengths and weaknesses and to develop confidence and skills in your leadership style and practice. Participants who complete the program are awarded a certificate in corporate citizenship leadership from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Scroll down and watch the video below to hear from a professional who completed this program!

Course Components:

  • Oct 25-29, 2021: Synchronous, online learning workshops
  • Nov 2021-March 2022: Self-paced, online learning modules and online sharing
  • April 23-26, 2022: Leaders' Summit and International Corporate Citizenship Conference in Boston, MA

Join Us and Learn:

  • The role and tasks of the leader.
  • How to engage colleagues across the firm and at all levels, including executives.
  • The underpinnings, development, and execution of strategy.
  • Methods to communicate the purpose and value of corporate citizenship.
  • To identify and develop high-performing teams.
  • How to lead with persuasion when you don’t have formal authority.
  • To encourage creative and critical thinking skills to better analyze problems and evaluate possible solutions.
  • How to diagnose culture and navigate effectively within your company’s culture.
  • To support organizational transitions such as mergers and acquisitions and CEO and direct supervisor transitions.

Application Requirements:

  • A minimum of five years of direct corporate citizenship experience and scope of responsibility; OR
  • Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Management, Certificate in Corporate Citizenship Practice, or Certificate in Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability Reporting from the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship and a minimum of three years of direct corporate citizenship experience.

Tuition (Includes International Corporate Citizenship Conference)

Member: $7,695
Non-member: $8,465

Enroll by Sep 10 to save $700

Event Info:

  • Start

    10/25/2021 | 9:00 AM EDT
  • End

    10/29/2021 | 5:00 PM EDT
  • Boston, MA
  • $7,695 Member
  • $8,465 Nonmember
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