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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Dominican’s Leadership Academy equips you with innovative tools and skills to lead change and drive organizational results. You will develop greater self-awareness while learning and practicing essential skills in coaching, emotional intelligence and interpersonal dynamics, enabling you to lead with greater empathy, purpose, inspiration, and connection.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between leadership and management.
  • Develop the ability to create, influence, 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) synchronous online:

  • April 9, in-person, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    21st Century Leadership: What it Means to Be a Leader
    Strategic Planning
  • April 16, online synchronous, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Leading Change
  • April 21, online synchronous, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Emotional Intelligence for EPIC Leadership
  • April 30, in-person, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Leading Through Influence and Persuasion
    Creating High Performance Teams
  • May 7, online synchronous, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Improving Performance Through Accountability
  • May 14, online synchronous, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Coaching for Performance
  • May 21, in-person, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Building Organizational Culture
    Orchestrating Excellence


Program fees are $3,300. Fees include tuition and course materials. For in-person sessions, lunches are available for purchase at Dominican’s Caleruega Dining Hall.

Enrollment Deadline

Enrollments must be received by April 4th, 2024. Participants are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis. Early applications are encouraged.

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