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Certificate in Jewish Leadership

Certificate in Jewish Leadership

Sunday, August 30, 2020

“a tremendously valuable experience”

Peter Bensinger, Jr. | Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar and Scott LLP Trustee, Spertus Institute, Lurie Children’s Research Institute, and Chicago Sinai Congregation

Peter Bensinger, Jr (left) and the cohort

For the trustees, lay leaders, and professional staff of Jewish organizations—and for anyone who wants to learn to lead through an authentically Jewish lens

Certificate in Jewish Leadership

Presented by Spertus Institute in partnership with Northwestern University

Inspire excellence | Lead through times of change

Taught in a welcoming, pluralistic environment

Spertus is located in the heart of Chicago's downtown loop neighborhood

  • Instruction takes place during mini-seminars online or at our downtown Chicago campus
  • Material has immediate application
  • Complete your certificate in just two seminars
  • Program overview >

Taught by senior Northwestern University and Spertus Institute faculty, the program includes one-on-one coaching sessions.

Everyone needs a coach

This program is designed for busy, working adults ready to move forward in their careers. Individual professional coaching is an integrated component of the program to help students apply what they learn to their own real life circumstances.

Mentor Amy Wishnick, Principal, Wishnick & Associates, with Mentee Sarah Van Loon

Mentor Amy Vishnick, Principal, Wishnick & Associates, with Mentee Sarah Van Loon

Instruction takes place during two online seminars. Cohorts begin in spring and fall of 2021. 

Program Details

Course 1: Models of Jewish Leadership
Dr. Hal M. Lewis, Principal Consultant, Leadership for Impact LLC; Chancellor, Spertus Institute

Course 2: Collaboration
Dr. Gail Berger Darlow, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University 

Course 3: Communication for Leaders
Alyssa Dickman, Certificated Coach; Faculty, Northwestern School of Professional Studies

Course 4: Leading People Though Change
Dr. Michelle Lynn-Sachs, Founder, Spotlight Consulting & Coaching; Chair, Wexner Field Fellowship

Spertus Institute is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604.