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Credentials Available for Our Leadership Programs

CEUs, Certifications & Badges

We care about your personal and professional development and partner with certifying bodies to make credits and credentials available for participants of our top-ranked leadership programs. Explore our available credentials and continuing education credits. You can browse available credentials by program name:

Browse Available Credentials by Program

Assessment Certification Course

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
X
16 CCE hours (online)
14.25 hours (online & in person)

Better Conversations Every Day™

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
.8 credits
8 CCE hours (online & in person)
X

Better Conversations & Coaching

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
4 credits (online)
3.5 credits (in person)
30 ACSTH hours (online & in person)
X

CCL Boost™

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
1.8 credits
X
X
X

Frontline Leader Impact

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
1.8 credits
X
X

Lead 4 Success®

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
1.65 credits
X
X

Leadership at the Peak

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
4.9 credits
X
30.25

Leadership Development Program (LDP)®

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
5.5 (online)
4.8 credits (in person)
X
35 (in person)

Leading Strategically Experience

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
3.05 credits
X
X

Leading for Organizational Impact

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
4.7 credits
X
34.75

Maximizing Your Leadership Potential

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
2.7 credits
X
17.75 (in person)

The Effective Leader

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
2.7 credits
X
X

The Resilience Advantage

CEUs
ICF Credits
HRCI Credits
Digital Badges for Social Media
1.2 credits
X
X

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CEUs (Continuing Education Units)

Available In Partnership With National University

Workforce Education Solutions, a division of National University System, is pleased to provide our participants with CEU certificates for completed programs.

CCL Programs Offering CEUs
Format
Contact Hours
CEUs
Participant Cost
Better Conversations Every Day™
Online & In Person
8
.8
$45
Better Conversations & Coaching Level 1
In Person
35
3.5
$45
Better Conversations & Coaching Level 1
Online
40
4
$45
CCL Boost™
Online
18
1.8
$45
Frontline Leader Impact
Online
18
1.8
$45
Lead 4 Success®
Online & In Person
16.5
1.65
$45
Leadership at the Peak
In Person
49
4.9
$45
Leadership Development Program (LDP)®
In Person
48
4.8
$45
Leadership Development Program (LDP)®
Online
55
5.5
$45
Leading Strategically Experience
Online
30.5
3.05
$45
Leading for Organizational Impact
In Person
47
4.7
$45
Maximizing Your Leadership Potential*
Online & In Person
27
2.7
$45
The Effective Leader
Online
27
2.7
$45
The Resilience Advantage
Online
12
1.2
$45

National University (NU) is a private nonprofit university founded in 1971 whose overarching mission is to serve the public good by providing quality education to a diverse student body. It has nearly 50 years of experience running nonprofit higher education institutions and a strong history of providing community organizations with educational programs for their employees. With more than 165,000 alumni, NU is dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging, and relevant to a diverse population of students. With more than 75 graduate and undergraduate degree programs offered at locations throughout California and online, NU is preparing the workforce through our diverse programs. 

To claim your CEUs, follow instructions provided on the NU website for CCL CEUs.

For additional information about CEUs, contact the International Association for Continuing Education and Training.

HRCI® Credits Available

HRCI Continuing Education Credits

Available In Partnership With The HR Certification Institute™

We are an Approved Provider (AP) for the HR Certification Institute™ (HRCI®), and some of our leadership programs have been awarded recertification units based on the number of instructional hours associated with the program.

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute.

The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

CCL Programs Offering HRCI® Hours
Format
HRCI Credits
Assessment Certification Course
Online & In Person
14.25
Leadership at the Peak
In Person
30.25
Leadership Development Program (LDP)®
In Person
35.00
Leading for Organizational Impact
In Person
34.75
Maximizing Your Leadership Potential*
In Person
17.75

*Credit hours may vary by year due to design modifications to ensure program content is always current.

ICF Credits Available

In Partnership With the International Coaching Federation

Several of our programs are accredited as coach training programs by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). For more details, use ICF’s Training Program Search Service (TPSS) and find our courses noted below among those approved for ICF’s CCE (Continuing Coach Education) hours & ACSTH (Approved Coaching Specific Training Hours). Note that completing our Better Conversations & Coaching program qualifies for 30 hours of ACSTH credit, and continuing on to complete Level 2 of the program qualifies for an additional 30 hours of ACSTH credit for coach certification (ACC level).

CCL Programs Offering ICF® Hours
Format
Number & Type of ICF Credit Hours
Assessment Certification Course
Online
16 CCE
Better Conversations Every Day™
Online & In Person
8 CCE
Better Conversations & Coaching Level 1
Online & In Person
30 ACSTH
Better Conversations & Coaching Level 2
Online & In Person
30 ACSTH

Digital Badges Available to Display on Your Social Media Accounts

linkedin badge certificatesAlumni of our programs around the world are invited to showcase completion of a program experience with us on their social media accounts. Adding your CCL program as a credential on your social media accounts, particularly on your LinkedIn profile, demonstrates your commitment to continuing your personal and professional leadership development journey.

For Alumni of Our Core Programs

All participants in our core leadership programs receive a digital badge to display on their social media accounts, including LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. Instructions to access and display the digital badge are emailed to participants after completion of a program. If you did not receive yours, please contact us.

For Alumni of Our Custom Programs

If you’re an alum of another type of program engagement with us — for example, if your company or organization partnered with us to provide you with a customized leadership training — you will not receive a badge from us, but you may still manually add a certification to your LinkedIn profile to showcase your CCL development experience.

To add your participation in a CCL program as a credential on your LinkedIn profile, just follow these easy steps:

  1. Log into your LinkedIn account and go your personal profile page.
  2. Add the Licenses & Certifications section to your profile if it’s not already there. To add it:
    • On a mobile device: Tap the + sign to add new info to your profile. Tap Background, and Licenses & Certifications is below.
    • On a computer: Click the “Add profile section” button at the top of your profile page. Under Background, select Licenses & Certifications.
  3. In the Add licenses & certifications window that appears, complete the fields as follows:
    • For Name, type the name of your organization’s leadership program delivered in partnership with CCL.
    • For Issuing Organization, type Center for Creative Leadership and then select the CCL logo from the dropdown menu that appears. This links your credential to the official CCL company page on LinkedIn, as shown here:How to add digital badge
    • Check the box next to This certification does not expire.
    • For Issue Date, enter the month/year you participated in a program with us.
    • Leave the Credential ID: and Credential URL: fields blank.
    • Select Save and you’re done!

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