Certificate in Leadership & Influencing

Certificate in Leadership & Influencing from Watermark Learning and Auburn University

Through this program, you will:

  • Influence good business decisions by analyzing and creating a solid business case.
  • Learn how to resolve conflicts among stakeholders.
  • Become a critical thinker who questions information, conclusions, and points of view.
  • Learn the skills, tips, and tricks of successful influencers so you can influence even when you don't have the authority.
  • Develop the tools and a practical, rapid methodology for transforming an organization at 3 levels: Individual, Team, and Organization.

Our Certificate in Leadership & Influencing is comprised Auburn Universityof five core courses that progressively build your expertise. After receiving certification, our academic participants will have the skills to effectively lead and influence the stakeholders, the business, and the project. Our programs are methodology-neutral, affording you the opportunity to apply your skill set across a variety of organizations.

CEU fees are included in the cost of each class. The five classes provide a significant discount when taken together for the Certificate Program.

Required Courses
Building Better Business Cases
2 days—14 PDUs, 14 CDUs, 1.4 CEUs
Conflict Management Strategies
2 days—14 PDUs, 14 CDUs, 1.4 CEUs
Critical Thinking Skills
2 days—14 PDUs, 14 CDUs, 1.4 CEUs
Influencing Without Authority
2 days—14 PDUs, 14 CDUs, 1.4 CEUs
Organizational Change Management
2 days—14 PDUs, 1.4 CEUs

Our certificate program is currently only available for private onsite clients.

Contact us to learn more, or, if you are already a student of Watermark Learning, to inquire on your program status.


Why choose Watermark Learning?

  • Watermark Learning is the leading provider for Business Analysis, Project Management, and Agile certification.
  • We are passionate about certification and believe in the value of earning industry credentials. That passion, combined with our expertise and our commitment, mean we are driven and able to help as many people earn their Leadership & Influencing certification as possible. 
  • Our instructors and product developers hold multiple certifications and have wide experience in taking and passing rigorous exams. We turn that knowledge into numerous tips and tricks for you to pass your own exams.
  • We have contributed to numerous bodies of knowledge, giving us an inside edge to understanding them and passing that knowledge on to you. 
  • We have developed exam preparation classes and support materials that have helped thousands of people pass their exam on the first try.
  • We have built the industry’s most comprehensive certification exam engine, the Online Study Exam system. It has 3 components that adapt as your study advances form warm-ups to drills to realistic simulations. Our exam questions contain the most insightful explanations to both correct and incorrect answers. This helps you understand a test creator’s thinking for why an answer is right or wrong. We also include appropriate references to facilitate quick research for additional study. Plus, understanding why incorrect answers are wrong can be the difference between passing and not passing an exam.