This program certificate is designed to meet specific industry skill sets and can be taken to begin or enhance your career. It provides an opportunity to participate in experiential learning to directly apply the concepts learned to an industry setting. This certificate can be taken as a stand-alone certificate or stacked toward an associate or bachelor’s degree.
The certificate is designed to provide the student with a broader and deeper understanding of organizational culture and dynamics, management best practices, the role of the manager, and the nature of influence.
Students can take any of the courses with no prior coursework or experience. Successful students should have a drive to learn, the ability to work well with others, and the ability to think critically and quickly.
Students completing the required 16-credit curriculum will receive a Leadership Program Certificate. Many courses in the certificate may be applied toward an Associate in Arts degree or an Associate in Science degree in any area.
The goal of this curriculum is to provide an introduction into the insight needed to be a strong leader and to provide students with the opportunity to learn more about themselves, more about how they feel they would like to be managed, and how they can improve their management style. These skills are useful in all jobs.