Capella Applied Leadership Series

Strategic education solutions

Training curriculum for your employees

Advance Your Leaders

The Capella Applied Leadership Series is a competency-based, job-relevant training solution for your company’s leaders with the flexibility your employees and your organization require.

Flexible and Scalable

The Applied Leadership Series is built to provide a self-paced, interactive leadership experience on a fully online platform. Learners can grow their skills within the context of their unique work demands—anywhere, anytime.

Tailored to Your Business

Tailor the program to represent your unique brand and employees' learning styles.

Measurable Results

The program’s assessment-based model, allows you to easily track how well the program is working, and see how your employees translate new skills into immediate on-the-job impact.

How It Works

70% hands-on practice and application

Each course includes a self-designed, self-directed leadership action plan so employees can take what they're learning and make decisions, address challenges, and apply their new skills to real-time, on-the-job situations.

20% feedback and interaction

Employees will get feedback from peers, mentors, colleagues, and managers to help encourage and refine their leadership skills in the context of their jobs. This promotes a collaborative working environment that inspires employees to do their best.

10% formal instruction

From multimedia tools to relevant readings to real-world-based assessments and other interactive content, the program's tools are designed to support critical competencies and keep productivity top of mind.

Leadership Development

The Capella Applied Leadership Series focuses on three key areas of leadership development


Develop self-awareness of strengths

Get a clear sense of core values and motivators

Learn continuously from experience and feedback

Sense and respond to changes in business environments

Increase agility, flexibility, and focus


Get others to work collectively toward a common goal or desired outcome

Foster team spirit over the span of a collaborative lifecycle

Communicate effectively in face-to-face and virtual environments

Minimize communication blocks


Lead others through processes of change

Establish change as the norm

Build reputable business acumen

Understand and apply key business principles to contain costs and increase margins

Course Offerings

Personal Mastery

In this course, participants will examine their leadership skills, strengths and challenges through an exploration of their own talents, personality and experiences.

Leading Effective Teams

This course is focused on ways in which leaders can strengthen teams to effectively achieve goals. The emphasis of this course is on leadership strategies for building trust in collaboration.

The Agile Leader

Leaders will learn how to make better decisions, and assess and create opportunities by viewing issues from multiple perspectives.

Leading and Managing Change

In this course, participants will become champions of change by learning how to lead and support others through the change process.

Communicating Effectively

Strong communication skills are essential for communicating ideas and building relationships. This course focuses on strengthening communication skills by understanding varying styles and how to adjust them based on the audience and goal.

Business Acumen

This course will help leaders learn to think more strategically and achieve a basic knowledge of business strategy and financial principles.

Ready for the Next Step?

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