Welcome to the Foundations of Leadership HCI Academy Micro-Credential course!

In the Foundations of Leadership self-paced, asynchronous 5 - hour upskilling micro-credential course, you will complete the following 5 modules:

Module 1 - 8 Pillars of Everyday Leadership


Module 2 - Making Wise Decisions as a Leader


Module 3 - Aligning Heart, Mind, & Body Intelligence in Our Leadership Approach


Module 4 - Keeping an Open Mind, Staying Curious, & Willing to Learn from Others


Module 5 - How to be a Leader Across Language and Cultural Barriers



In each module, you will need to watch the approximately 25-minute video, reflect on your key take-aways and personal and organizational application, and participate in the discussion forum.

Additionally, you will be required to complete and apply three readings, a learning activity, a podcast listening activity, a final application assignment, and a course evaluation in order to complete the course. Once you completed all of the course requirements, you will receive a micro-credential certificate and achievement badge, which you will be able to include in the education, certificates, and achievements section on your LinkedIn profile and on your resume.

Happy learning, application, and personal and professional growth!


This Program, ID No.  590812, has been approved for 5.00 HR (General)  and 5.00 Business recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).