LeaderSHIFT is a transformative educational experience for women looking to move into the executive ranks of their organizations.

For working women in corporate, healthcare, government, and other full-time employment, the Columbia College LeaderSHIFT certification provides continuing education and skills enhancement in various aspects of leadership. LeaderSHIFT’s dynamic on-campus sessions incorporate independent study, group activities, and cohort engagement.

Gain Experience

LeaderSHIFT engages attendees in applied learning experiences including Project Proposal Planning and Pitch Practice.

Gain Confidence

Learn to identify leadership opportunities and strategic alliances, and develop strategies for taking the lead in your organization.

Gain Credit

Participants earn a certificate in leadership development from Columbia College and can earn up to three (3) credit hours toward a Masters in Organizational Leadership at Columbia College.

Cohort Dates

LeaderSHIFT is offered in two cohorts during the 2018-2019 academic year at Columbia College. All sessions meet 9:00am - 5:00pm in the McNair Center for Entrepreneurism.

Spring 2019 Series

January 17-18
March 7-8
April 11-12

Upcoming Events & Programs

Summer Leadership Institute for high school girls
LeaderSHIFT "Manager to Executive" Certificate Program for Women
Women's Business Center of SC Weekly Programs

LeaderSHIFT Faculty