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Micro-credential Overview

The applied servant leadership micro-credential focuses on the foundational tenets of servant leadership. This micro-credential also provides participants with action-oriented practices, which aid in the creation of a servant-focused environment in your work and among colleagues.

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What can you do with this micro-credential?

  • Discuss the historical perspectives which inform the servant leader model;
  • Differentiate between service and servant leadership ;
  • Define servant leadership according to Greenleaf's definition and outlines;
  • Compare and contrast your present personal leadership style to that of a servant leader model;
  • Demonstrate listening and empathy skills;
  • Present an example of a personal commitment to servant leadership; and,
  • Critically examine current and historical decisions from the servant leadership perspective.


Intended Audience

  • UCO students, students in leadership positions, President’s Leadership Council and Leaders of Tomorrow students, high schools, adult professional groups.

Instruction Method

  • One credit hour course OR workshop.


  • 1-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29


  • Interested parties can register via the Leadership Central UCORE page.


  • The micro-credential fee is sponsored by Leadership Central, making it free for students. 

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What is a micro-credential?

Micro-credentials provide new opportunities to demonstrate specific knowledge, skills and abilities in ways that create a more complete picture of your capabilities. Upon successful completion and verification of the micro-credential requirements, you will be issued a digital badge that can be displayed and verified online, such as on resumes or professional social media profiles. Digital micro-credentials can provide another way to demonstrate your achievement of competencies and allows you to clearly communicate your capabilities to others.