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Professional Leadership Track

Professional Leadership Certificates

In an exciting collaborative effort with the Wildcat Leadership Institute, the Seufferlein Sales Program (SSP) is offering students the opportunity to earn a Certificate in Analytical and/or Communicative Leadership. Participants will develop skills to increase their job readiness and marketability in areas that recruiters have identified as desirable. This opportunity is open to ALL students, regardless of major.

Earning your Professional Leadership Certificate will help you:

  • Develop leadership skills that employers recruiting at Chico State have identified as desirable
  • Learn how to describe your skills and experiences on your resume and Career Fairs
  • Network with employers and alumni
  • Get recognition and certification for demonstration of your talents and abilities


Earning your Professional Leadership Certificates is easy! Just follow the steps below.

1.  Turn in your Application Form

First, students must complete and submit an Application Form. Students can fill out the form online, print it and bring it in to Glenn 206. Or, just stop in to see us in Glenn 206 - we have Application Forms available at the front desk.  This should be done as soon as possible so we can notify you of upcoming workshops and events.

2.  Complete the Core Requirements

Next, students must complete the Leadership Certificate core requirements:

  1. Attend two Networking Events
  2. Attend two Skill-Building Workshops
    • Sales 101
    • Got GRIT
  3. Attend two Development Events

You can find event and workshop dates on our Sales Competency Program Calendar.

3.  Attend the additional workshops based on the type of certificate you are purusing

Students pursuing the Certificate in Analytical Leadership must attend How to Excel-Parts 1 & 2.

Students pursuing the Certificate in Communicative Leadership must attend Powerful Presentations-Parts 1 & 2.

You can find event and workshop dates on our Sales Competency Program Calendar.

4.  Program Reflection

The last step is to turn in a 3-paragraph reflective essay with your resume.