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Organizational Leadership

  • Certification

Learn how to lead in real-world scenarios, regardless of your job title. The organizational leadership certificate focuses on theories of leadership and how they shape real-life decision-makers. As a result, you’ll be well-prepared to enter and excel in organizational leadership roles across industries and functional areas.

How Leadership Development Increases Career Opportunities

Leadership development is crucial for the success of any organization. In fact, according to a study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, individuals who attend leadership development programs such as ours improve their leadership abilities by more than 20 percent. It’s why nearly 90 percent of HR professionals seek out individuals with formal leadership development training. 

In this certificate, you go beyond learning the theories of leadership. You’ll learn how to apply these theories to real-world organizations and situation, helping to develop your influence and decision-making abilities to make a positive impact. The resulting credential will help our students stand out in competitive searches for leadership positions.

Organizational Leadership Certificate Curriculum

Three Required Courses for the Certificate
BA170 Organizational Behavior
BA280 Leadership
BA305 Business Ethics

Choose One Elective Course for the Certificate
BA308 Negotiations
CLS316 Strategic/Tactical Leadership
PS200 Profiles in Statesmanship
BA313/CORE2610 Leadership for Jedi, Wizards, and Superheroes
BA285 Breaking Barriers: The Journey of Women in Leadership