Become a Great Leader

Dominican University of California's Leadership Academy will prepare you to become the best leader you can be.

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In an increasingly volatile and complex world, executives need to embrace the dynamic landscape and develop leadership competencies different from those that helped them succeed in the past.

Dominican’s Leadership Academy equips participants to meet these evolving demands, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and mindset to ascend to new professional heights.

Participants emerge from the program with a heightened sense of purpose and a clear understanding of the necessary steps to accomplish their objectives. They lead with greater confidence, adaptability, and effectiveness, contributing to both their personal growth and the success of their organizations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the role of a leader in today’s volatile and complex business environment
  • Develop the ability to create and foster organizational change
  • Learn how to lead through influence and persuasion
  • Acquire skills to maximize the performance of teams
  • Increase your capacity for leading through greater emotional intelligence
  • Gain coaching skills to improve performance and increase accountability

Who Should Attend

Mid- to senior-level professionals seeking to improve their ability to lead.

Program Schedule

The program consists of seven sessions, three (3) in-person at the Dominican campus and four (4) live online:

  • Oct. 1, in-person, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    21st Century Leadership: What it Means to Be a Leader
    Strategic Planning: The Key to Sustained Organizational Performance
  • Oct 8, live online, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Emotional Intelligence for EPIC Leadership
  • Oct. 15, live online, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Leading Organizational Change
  • Oct. 22, in-person, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Leading Through Influence and Persuasion
    Creating High Performance Teams
  • Oct. 29, live online, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Improving Performance Through Accountability
  • Nov. 5, live online, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Coaching for Performance
  • Nov. 21, in-person, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Building Organizational Culture
    Leading in the Age of Perpetual Upheaval

All in-person sessions will be held at Dominican University of California, Creekside Room, 100 Magnolia Ave., San Rafael, CA 94901


Program fees are $3,300. Fees include tuition and course materials. For in-person sessions, breakfast and lunch are included.

Registration Deadline

September 20, 2024. Participants are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis. Early applications are encouraged.

For any questions, please email or call (415) 482-1918.