Authentic Leadership Series

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Authentic Leadership zooms in on the leader as an individual and their understanding of organizations. Key meta skills that impact every aspect of leadership are strengthened to enhance leadership quality overall, including productivity and a resilient mindset. Relationships are extremely important to good leading, and enhancing self-awareness and communication remove key barriers that are preventing progress. Leaders learn how they hold the power to reach their full potential and generate the highest leadership impact.

Who should attend?

New, frontline, or emerging leaders

Next program begins January 22, 2025

Registration closes January 8, 2025


  • 12.5

    total hours of instruction from highly-credentialed instructors

  • 5

    total sessions

  • $600

    cost of program covers instruction, materials, and certificate

Program Details


The Authentic Leadership Series is offered virtually every other week –– Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST. Each session is two and half hours, with five total sessions.


The certificate program is $600 per person. All 5 sessions must be attended to receive certificate. Registration fees cover program materials, a Mercer certificate of completion, and instruction. Special pricing is available for current Mercer University faculty and staff, alumni, and for three or more individuals registering from the same organization.

Course Outline

Mercer’s Leadership Accelerator program uses applied learning experiences, engaging lessons, critical discussion, case studies, and business scenarios to prepare individuals for the future of leadership. Learn more about specific course sessions and program outline.