Servant Leadership

The Servant Leadership Certificate at UW–Madison is one of the few programs of its kind, helping leaders and aspiring leaders practice a highly effective and unique style of leadership.


Is this program right for you?

The Servant Leadership Certificate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is designed for those who aspire to lead by serving others. It encourages you to take an other-focused approach to your work in business, health care, human services, nonprofits, religious groups, or other organizations.

Learning occurs in a supportive environment, featuring presenters, small-group discussions, and self-assessments. The instructors are experienced servant leaders who draw on their knowledge and practice of this leadership style. The four sessions will broaden your understanding of what is possible in terms of leadership.

This certificate program will develop your ability to create an empowered culture, encourage accountability, and unlock the potential of others.

Is this program right for you?

The Servant Leadership Certificate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is designed for those who aspire to lead by serving others. It encourages you to take an other-focused approach to your work in business, health care, human services, nonprofits, religious groups, or other organizations.

Learning occurs in a supportive environment, featuring presenters, small-group discussions, and self-assessments. The instructors are experienced servant leaders who draw on their knowledge and practice of this leadership style. The four sessions will broaden your understanding of what is possible in terms of leadership.

This certificate program will develop your ability to create an empowered culture, encourage accountability, and unlock the potential of others.

Registration Information

How You'll Learn

  • Take four day-long sessions over the course of two months.

Sample Curriculum

  • Session 1: Servant Leadership Foundations
  • Session 2: Leadership Through Self-Awareness
  • Session 3: Connecting Servant Leadership to Your World
  • Session 4: Bringing Servant Leadership to Life

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