This certificate prepares individuals to lead in various businesses and organizations.

Certificate Objective

Upon completion of this certificate, students should be able to apply leadership theory and techniques within an organization.


  • The course is a study involving strategies from the business for-profit, the non-profit sector, and the moral and spiritual arena. Application of the concepts will influence personal and career goals.
  • 5 weeks This course addresses effective models of organizational leadership by examining the impact of administrative structure, power and politics, conflict resolution, and motivation within the context of the organizational culture.
  • Change is an ever-present reality in the 21st century and a certain requirement for organizational growth. Corporations and non-profits alike are challenged to successfully respond to their external environments and internal realities with new and effective ways of doing business. This course examines classic theoretical constructs of leadership, systems of organizational culture, and models and processes involved in successful organizational change. The learner will make application of this theory in his or her own organizational setting.
  • This course will consider current issues and trends in global leadership as well as the challenges that arise while leading in a global setting. The course will assist students in developing their knowledge, attitudes, skills, and aspirations regarding the theory and practice of leadership in the context of the challenges created by global organizations and societies.