Application Process for the Stanford LEAD Certificate

Three components are required for you to complete the application process for the Stanford LEAD Certificate Program.

Required Materials

Online Application The online application requires you to provide basic personal contact and professional background information, as well as the following three components: essay, professional recommendation, and video interview recording.
Essay Provide a statement that describes an area of your organization where you would like to make an impact, either inside or outside your current functional role.
Professional Recommendation You will need to request a professional recommendation online from either a supervisor or another stakeholder in your professional success.
Online Video Interview You will login to an online video interview system to record a 30-second to 1-minute response to a question by the LEAD Faculty Director. You will have an opportunity to walk-through a computer setup process and practice recordings prior to responding to the final question.