Leadership Development

Leadership Development Certificate Program

Join us for our leadership development program, which comes to you after years of refinement and successful implementation with senior managers and executives throughout North and South America, Europe and the Middle East.


Small and large companies alike enhance their active leader’s and manager’s skills, while developing organizational competence through the real-time problem-solving exercises built into the program design.


  Winter Session   $4,995   March 7 - Oct. 31, 2017   Register Now!
  Summer Session   $4,995   May 9, 2017 - Jan. 9, 2018   Register Now!
  Fall Session   $4,995   Sept. 19, 2017 - May 8, 2018   Register Now!


The UNF Division of Continuing Education, in partnership with leadership development experts Rusty Bozman and Dr. Elliott Rosenbaum, hosts this leadership program as part of its executive development and consulting offerings. Offered in Northeast Florida for more than a decade, this invitational program enables participating companies to send as few as one and as many as five managers from their organizations to participate. Enrollment is strictly limited to provide an extraordinary learning experience for each participant. 


Program content is based on a current, validated development model – nine formal one-day modules over nine months is the proven format presented in an action learning style. This includes supporting informal learning activities, numerous relevant psychological instruments providing personal insights to participants and on-the-job applications between instructional modules. The opportunity for one-on-one coaching with Rusty Bozman or Dr. Elliott Rosenbaum is available for students desiring extra support or specific work-related applications.


This program creates great benefit for individuals and teams who have significant management or leadership responsibilities. This may include functional (departmental) management responsibilities, cross-functional team responsibilities or other similar leadership roles.

Program Components

The program includes the following elements:

  1. Nine full days of instruction, offered one day per month over a nine-month timeframe
  2. All program materials
  3. Meals
  4. A variety of instruments for self-awareness and self-development, as well as related Harvard Business Review articles for each module

A Strategic Review can be added to your program in the form of one-on-one coaching sessions with Rusty Bozman or Dr. Rosenbaum at your request. These sessions are priced at $500 per hour.

Program Modules 

Module One – Your Role as a Manager and a Leader 

Module Two – Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Module Three – Positive Psychology – Creating a Thriving Life  NEW!

Module Four – Leading Others – The Power of Performance Management 

Module Five – Applied Coaching Skills for Leadership  NEW! 

Module Six – Leading Teams – Using the Right Leadership Style 

Module Seven – Designing a Friction Free Organization 

Module Eight – The Art and Science of Strategy 

Module Nine – Creating the Organizational Culture That Drives Success


Who Should Attend

  • Presidents
  • Vice presidents
  • Directors
  • Executive team members
  • Senior managers
  • Upper- to middle-level manager


  • Mr. Rusty Bozman, CCP
  • Dr. Elliot B. Rosenbaum

Group Discounts

For organizations of three or more participants, please contact the program coordinator at Jessica.Murray@unf.edu


The program takes place at the University of North Florida Adam W. Herbert University Center. 


To register, contact Jessica Murray at Jessica.Murray@unf.edu, click on the Register Now button or call us at (904) 620-4200. Class size is limited to 30 participants. Registration is required to reserve seats.

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