Executive Leadership Certificate

Elevate your leadership practice for a changing world. Guided by experts in the field, you’ll challenge your current ways of thinking and being, and re-envision yourself as an authentic, collaborative, forward-thinking and agile leader. You’ll be able to apply your newly honed skills immediately in your professional context. For even deeper learning, you’ll also work with an executive coach to tackle your most pressing leadership challenges.


Courses: 5
Format: Part-time
Location: Online
Next info session: Thu, 15 Feb 2024 12:00 PM PST

Program eligible for StrongerBC future skills grant

Why this program?

  • Apply your learning to your work through one-to-one executive coaching, a 360 assessment, personalized leadership plan and leadership prototype project
  • Take flexibly paced online courses to fit your schedule
  • Connect with and build a professional network of peers who work in diverse contexts
  • Learn from recognized experts in the leadership field
  • Graduate with a certificate that confers SFU alumni status along with its benefits
  • Be eligible for admission to SFU’s Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (which can be applied toward an SFU MBA), even without an undergraduate degree





Program completion

9–36 months (from start date of first course)
To graduate, pass all courses required to complete the program. 

Course duration

6 weeks

Course work

10 hours/week


Self-paced within set assignment deadlines
LEAD890 includes live sessions

Learning materials

Course materials included


$2,495 LEAD890
$75 program application fee

Application info

No application deadline. Take individual courses and apply to the program at any time.

Apply now

Do you live in B.C.? 
If you’re eligible for the StrongerBC future skills grant, sign up for our email list to receive updates on potential fall 2024 funding. 

Application requirements


Register for individual courses at any time, with the option to apply to the program later.

Course Name
Start Date
Seats Available
Start DateWed, Jan 10, 2024
InstructorNeha Shivhare
Seats Available17
Start DateWed, Mar 6, 2024
InstructorRachel Derrah
Seats Available23

Enroll in the certificate program to:

  • Track your progress in your student account
  • Access potential tax credits
  • Be eligible to graduate when you finish

Do you live in B.C.?

If you’re eligible for the StrongerBC future skills grant, sign up for our email list to receive updates on potential 2024 funding.

Sign up for email updates

To stay informed about this program, please fill out the form below.

Yes, sign me up for the executive leadership email list.

About our Collection of Personal Information policy.

Attend an online info session

Reserve your spot to explore the program and chat live with program staff.

On This Page