FLED Leadership Certification Program

FLED Leadership Certification Program

Become a Certified Leadership Consultant



Leadership Consulting is a rapidly expanding professional field of human capacity development. 

Leadership Consulting and practice requires broad-based knowledge and sharp facilitation skills. A Certified  Leadership Consultant should possess a set of core competencies that enables him to function effectively as a Trainer, Facilitator, Mentor and Coach. 

FLED Institute is a global brand in the field of transformational leadership development. With over 25 years of  leadership development in Africa, we invite you to leverage on FLED brand to accelerate and upgrade your professional leadership practice with the tested FLED Leadership Certification Program.

FLED Certification gives the professional edge and recognition to you require to function and practice as a Certified Leadership Consultant – clc, anywhere.

Program Structure

The Program is divided into three stages, taken separately and sequentially. At the completion of each stage, an evaluation test is administered. The Certification Examination comes at the end of stage 3.

Minimum Qualifications for Enrollment

First Degree in any discipline with at least 10 years post-graduation work experience

Duration – Each stage of the program is taken separately. A Candidate could decide to run through the 3 stages progressively, without break or take one stage, stay off for a while and return to complete the other stages. It depends on the candidate.

Delivery: The Program is delivered online and onsite, depending or your location.

Certification Examination: This holds online and onsite

Application fee: 5,000/$10 

Tuition: N40, 000/$80 for each stage 

 FLED Alumni: N30, 000/stage.

Please Note: There is no exemption for any candidate seeking Certification as a Professional Leadership Consultant. It does not matter what you may have attained academically or professionally, if you desire to obtain the certification, then you must compete the 3 stages of the Program. 

What Certification Offers:

  • You become a Certified Leadership Consultant, with approval to attach the abbreviation – clc – to you names.
  • You are qualified to service as a Leadership Trainer, Facilitator, and Coach
  • You Consult for Government and public institutions on leadership development.
  • You join a network with transformational leaders and trainers in Africa and around the world.
  • You could be invited to serve as a Faculty Member at FLED Institute
  • You have access to FLED Institute’s Conferences, events, resources and publications at discounted rates.

The Certification Examination is conducted by FLED International Leadership Institute.

Course Content

Stage 1

Understanding Leadership & Personal Competency Mapping (LC 611)

Participants will be able to identify their specific personal competencies and how build on them for effectiveness

Grooming & Self-esteem for Leadership       (LC 612)

Participants will identify elements of good grooming and demonstrate balance self-esteem required for leadership

Theories & Concepts in Leadership (LC 613)

Participants will identify four key leadership theories, and distinguish between leadership & management.

Total Quality Leadership Values (LC 614)

Participants will be able to identify and internalize the values that sustain leadership.

Stage 2

Leadership, Governance & Poverty (LC 615)

Participants will be able to identify how leadership and governance determine the level of poverty in society.

Assertive Communication Skills (LC 616)

Participants will develop ability to maintain independent opinion, to express oneself freely without fear or intimidation and clarify the difference between assertiveness and aggressiveness.

Principles & Practice of Leadership Facilitation (LC 617)

Participants will distinguish between teaching, lecturing and facilitation. They will learn how to conduct Public Issues Forums

Introduction to Entrepreneurial Leadership (LC 602)

Participants will explore and establish the ‘real business of leadership’, the elements of true leadership, and what public leadership and business entrepreneur should have in common.

Stage 3

Diversity Management in Public Leadership (LC 618)

Society is complex. The richness and potential strength of any society is in its diversity. Participants will explore how to harness and manage cultural, social religious and ethnic diversity for sustainable development.

Principles & Practice of Mentoring & Coaching (LC 619)

Participants will distinguish between Mentoring and Coaching; learn practical aspects of mentoring and coaching and the business side of Coaching.

The Business of Leadership Consulting & Professional Ethics (LC 601)

Participants will identify and internalize the Code of Practice and ethical behavior requisite to function as a Certified  Leadership Consultant.

Get the Key! Enrol now to become a…

 FLED Certified Leadership Consultant and enhance your professional worth!


FLED Institute is a leadership think tank  established in 1999 to train leaders and technocrats to lead national transformations. The Institute is approved by Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Education to conduct Leadership Training Programs and to prepare individuals to become Certified Leadership Consultants (CLC).

For inquiries, please contact:                                         

FLED International Leadership Institute

Plot MF 57 Cadastral Zone, KMC Street

Karu Site, Abuja.

Tel: +234 (0) 708-015-7176

Email: program@flededu.org



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