Earn a Certificate in Leadership or Management

Build your professional credentials in a timely, cost-effective way. UVA Darden’s certificate program allows you to become credentialed in leadership and management specialties, with a curriculum tailored to your career.

Many of our participants are preparing for increasing or new responsibilities, addressing competency gaps, updating their skills or looking for MBA-quality learning experiences without disrupting their work and family life.

How You'll Benefit

  • Develop expertise in an intensive study of one subject or gain broad exposure to several areas
  • Prepare for higher levels of leadership by gaining confidence in business know-how and in leading others
  • Learn from the world’s best full-time MBA faculty
  • Build your professional credentials
  • Address a weakness or competency gap
  • Connect with an international network of executive peers whose shared expertise and connections will enrich your organization and career
  • Attend programs when convenient for your schedule
  • Update your skills and network with other leaders 

How to Earn a Certificate

We've kept the process simple — earn four credits in designated programs, which usually equates to attending four Executive Education programs, within a four-year period.

Special pricing is available when you commit to earning your certificate.

Certificate in Leadership

Complete four credits from our Leadership category within a four-year period. Certain approved custom solutions may also apply.

Certificate in Management

Complete four credits from any category within a four-year period. Up to two custom programs may be applied toward this certificate.

A credit is usually equal to a five-day program. Speak to one of our Lifelong Learning advisors for current credits awarded for specific programs.

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