Certificate in Leadership

Program Format
Application Deadlines
Fall: September 1, 2017 (Domestic)
July 25, 2017 (International)
Credits Required for Graduation
18 Quarter Hours

Certificate in Leadership Overview

The program studies every aspect of leadership dynamics from the leader as an individual to working in teams, and from the organization itself to the development of strategic leadership techniques. Coursework exposes participants to a series of alternative perspectives of leadership including collaborative models. Using the course’s action learning methods, participants build a personal model of leadership that they can put to immediate use in their workplace.

Sample Curriculum  

Required Courses

  • Developing Your Leadership Capability
  • Leading Teams
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Strategic Leadership

Elective Courses

Choose two of the following courses:

  • Ethical Leadership
  • Managing Organizational Culture
  • Creating a High-Performance Organization: Strategic Organizational and HRM Choices
  • Strategic Communication Management

(link: http://www.cps.neu.edu/prospective-students/tips-for-success/graduate-certi…)

In today’s competitive job market, specialized knowledge and skills are at a premium—the more you know and the more you can do, the more attractive you are to an employer.

But what if you don’t have the time or money for a master’s degree? Or you don’t know which advanced degree is right for you? In these cases, a graduate certificate might be the perfect option.

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