Leadership Certificate Post Graduate

As part of the Master of Business Administration or Master of Organizational Leadership, or as a stand-alone post-graduate certification, the Leadership Certificate program will give you the skills you need to take your career to the next level.


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You will learn how to establish an organizational vision, lead your team to execute that vision, deal with conflict along the way, and bring out the best in each of your team members. This certificate program examines how leaders shape organizations and exert influence from wherever they are in the organizational hierarchy.

Program Features

  • Hands-on learning to creatively utilize concepts in a team setting.
  • Developed by individuals with rich experiences working in diverse environments as well as extensive experience in organizational leadership.
  • A robust online curriculum designed to create community through discussion and interactive assignments.
  • Networking and learning with other leaders who have a passion for driving and sustaining change.
  • Individualized support services and tutoring for the on-line student.

Curriculum Overview

  • Format: Accelerated classes meet online, courses start every 8 weeks
  • Program Length: 24 weeks
  • Credit Hours: 9 credit hours
  • Total Tuition Cost: $415 per credit hour (effective 1/1/2023)

Leadership Certificate Courses

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Learners in this course will explore a definition of leadership with an emphasis on identifying leadership traits, leadership styles, and leadership skill development. Specific emphasis will be on practical implementation of leadership strategies such as overcoming obstacles and addressing ethical matter. Students will reflect on their own personal leadership traits and styles.

This course focuses on the management areas of leadership. Learners will be exposed to elements of organizational structure, topics of human resource management and organizational behavior. Learners will explore how corporate strategy is linked to organizational structure.

Today’s leaders need to be proactive and forecast the needs of the organization for the short-term, the intermediate, and the long-term. Students will explore how leaders are primarily change agents to influence a shared vision for the future. Students will learn to identify elements critical to leading in a changing environment.

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