Storytelling for Leaders

Length: 1 day

This course pairs well with Executing Change Certificate and Succeeding with Projects Certificate.

People who lead teams, departments, change initiatives, project teams, process improvement efforts, and/or determine goals and strategic plans.

After taking this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand why story is an effective communication medium
  • Understand how storytelling helps champion change
  • Learn 4 story-types and how and when to use them
  • Find, create, and tell influential stories that get results

This course does not have a prerequisite requirement.

Price: $640.00 Early Bird Pricing$576.00 up to 4 weeks prior to course start date.

  • Course Texts: no texts are used in this course
  • Food: Lunch is included in all courses that are at least 7 hours in length

If your organization has at least 6 participants and you desire to host the class at your site or you would like to have this course customized specifically for your organization, contact Beth Schaefer at 651-999-5834 or

Cancellation Policy:

Class cancellations must be done fourteen full business days before the class start date.  No refunds for cancellations of less than fourteen full business days.  No Shows/Missed Classes – Refunds will not be issued for any missed class.  Late Arrivals/Early Departures – Metropolitan State University reserves the right to decrease continuing education units issued for late arrivals and early departures.  Written confirmation will be sent to you a week before class.  If a class is canceled, you will be contacted by phone, mail, or email.  Metropolitan State University reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances, such as weather (a full refund will be granted).

“This was a phenomenal course – very enjoyable, fun, engaging, and useful.”-  from spring 2017 participant 

 “The instructor was fantastic… very enjoyable.” – from spring 2017 participant 

 “I really liked the instructor’s energy.” – from spring 2017 participant 

Change Management courses, series, and certificates will run again in the fall of 2020.  If you would like to be notified when the schedule is posted, click here, enter your email address and select Change Management.