Diverse leaders

Leading Self, Leading Others

Are you ready to cultivate the best in you and inspire greatness in others? If so, eSpelman's Leading Self, Leading Others Certificate was made for you!

This online certificate enables individuals to build leadership, management and communication skills to lead teams while developing a long-term career vision. The program leverages an interactive virtual community during and after the courses as well as team projects.

What You’ll Learn

  • Communication
  • Change management
  • Strategic decision-making
  • Team management
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Career reflection and planning


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Submitted official transcripts

Program Info

Spring 2022

Time Commitment

Two 8-week Courses
4 - 6 Hours/Week


Online, Self-paced


The Leading Self, Leading Others Certificate consists of two eight-week courses for a total of six credit hours. Both courses are offered online only and are self-paced.

Course Credit Hours
Leading Self 3
Leading Others 3


We are launching this eSpelman Certificate at the inaugural price of $3,000. This deeply-discounted rate will only be available for a limited time.

You may also choose to take individual courses at the price of $772 per credit hour.


All courses in this certificate are online and self-paced. Learn in your own time and schedule from anywhere you choose!

Spelman Faculty Course Developers

Retina Burton, M.S.
Director of Dual Degree Program, Director of Office of Science, Engineering & Technical Careers, Senior Instructor

Venetta Coleman, Ph.D.
Director of Institutional Effectiveness, Director of the Quality Enhancement Plan

Tinaz Pavri, Ph.D.
Division Chair for Social Sciences and Education, Chair of Asian Studies Program, Professor of Political Science and Asian Studies

Kathleen Phillips Lewis, Ph.D. 
Division Chair for the Humanities, Chair of History, Associate Professor of History