Certificate of Principled Leadership & Management

The Certificate of Principled Leadership and Management is a program for professional leaders and managers to give them the concepts and tools to create and foster vibrant, productive organizations and communities with personal integrity.

The program uses an integrated curriculum which draws from timeless leadership principles and classical virtue ethics as they relate to dynamic and changing workplaces.

The foundation of the Principled Leadership and Management Certificate draws from three sources of thought: the Benedictine tradition, Catholic school teaching, and classical virtue ethics.



Looking to gain insight and understanding for ethical evaluation fo the situation.


Bringing forward principles by which to discern and judge the situation ethically.


Integrating principled reflections into professional practices through ethical decision making, both personally and organizationally.



  • Session I: The Integrated Person
  • Session II: Principled Leadership
  • Session III: Virtuous Leadership
  • Session IV: Benedictine Leadership
  • Session V: Organization Integration


September 25-27, 2019



Tuition costs for the Certificate of Principled Leadership and Management at MMC are extremely competitive with similar programs offered at other Catholic colleges and universities.

The cost for the certificate program is $2,500. This includes tuition, course materials, lodging, meals and four follow-up sessions.

course delivery

The 24 hour course will be delivered over a three day period from Wednesday to Friday. The program will be held at the Broomtree Retreat Center in Irene, South Dakota. 

For program information contact:

Mike Ferrell

Associate Director of the Benedictine Leadership Institute Certificate Program

612-806-3751 | michael.ferrell@mtmc.edu