Certificate Program in Leadership

Top Certificate Programs in Leadership

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A certification is a technical form of higher education. Many students choose to get a certificate to augment a degree they already have. Since this type of course does not require a broad knowledge like other degrees, it takes much less time. A certificate can be earned in under a year. 

What is a certificate in leadership? It is a program that focuses on identifying and developing each student’s leadership abilities. Students are able to get help developing these skills through situational practice. They also learn how to tell the difference between effective and ineffective leadership techniques. Throughout the coursework students begin to understand factors that contribute to successful leadership in international and cross-cultural environments.

Students benefit from a certificate in leadership because they gain a deeper understanding of leadership concepts. It helps them become a better, more successful leader. They learn all of this information through theory and practice, which helps cement their understanding and develop a unique leadership style fitted for their personality.

The cost of this type of certification depends on what school you wish to attend, and what country that school is in. In other words, the cost can vary greatly. Another factor to the cost is what medium you want to use to get the course. Do you want to go to campus or take classes online?

Students who receive a certificate in leadership can work in almost any career field. Almost every career benefits from good leadership. Some companies will pay for their employees to get this type of certification. Anyone looking to succeed in business, finance, marketing, sales, or politics would benefit from this type of certification. Also, a certificate in leadership may lead to other degrees in programs at some universities.

Applying to a university to pursue a certificate in leadership is easy. All you have to do is decide where you want to go, and if you want to attend on campus classes or online classes. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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EIPM Certification: Purchasing Managers

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 2 weeks September 2017 France Archamps

The Certification Programme for Purchasing Managers focuses on management and leadership capabilities as well as the organisational aspects of purchasing. Among the management issues covered are strategy definition, organisation and team management. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Leadership 2017. Standing out from the crowd The EIPM Certification Programmes enable purchasing professionals to keep their knowledge and skills relevant, applicable and competitive, whilst being an industry standard that is recognised worldwide. The courses are flexible and structured around 2 weeks of face-to-face sessions combined with up-front preparation and project implementation. Purchasing Managers Objective The Certification Programme for Purchasing Managers focuses on management and leadership capabilities as well as the organisational aspects of purchasing. Among the management issues covered are strategy definition, organisation and team management. Leadership subjects include leadership styles, change management and communication. Target Group The Certification Programme for Purchasing Managers is targeted to purchasing executives with a solid purchasing background who are leading a team of buyers or to senior buyers aspiring to an executive position. Curriculum Week 1 Purchasing Management: Strategies & Organisations About 3 days Purchasing Management: Skills & Performance Indicators About 2 days Week 2 Supply Chain Optimisation Management About 2 days Leadership & Change Management About 3 days [-]

Professional Program Certificate in Inclusive Leadership (Catalyst)

edX
Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Cambridge

Around the world, organizations and customers are growing more diverse. To remain competitive, organizations must move from diversity to inclusion to increase employee engagement, innovation, and to win the war for talent. [+]

Acquire the globally in-demand skills necessary to build an inclusive workplace culture in this Inclusive Leadership Professional Certificate Program. Around the world, organizations and customers are growing more diverse. To remain competitive, organizations must move from diversity to inclusion to increase employee engagement, innovation, and to win the war for talent. Today’s leaders must leverage the full power of this diversity by honing their inclusive leadership skills. Inclusive leaders intentionally bring out the full potential of their team by empowering and valuing the unique contributions of individual employees. The innovation and productivity potential of these teams can only be harnessed in an inclusive work culture. Accelerate your career with this Inclusive Leadership Training program. You will learn how to apply inclusive leadership skills—Empowerment, Accountability, Courage, and Humility (“EACH”)—and have the opportunity to practice using them to foster team citizenship and innovation. In the 45-minute skills-based “mini-course” on bridging divides, you will explore practical strategies and techniques to find common ground and work successfully with people who think, look, and have beliefs different from your own. These leadership skills are the tools you need to take your diverse team to the next level of performance. Enroll in the Inclusive Leadership Professional Certificate program to become adept at the skills and behaviors of an inclusive leader taught by Catalyst, a global expert in the field. Average Length: 1-6 weeks per course Effort: 1-2 hours per week, per course Number Of Courses: 4 Courses in Program Subject: Communication, Business & Management Institution: Catalyst... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Business Leadership

Saddleback College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Mission Viejo

The Business Leadership program is designed to increase the ability to succeed in a highly competitive work environment. It will add to and/or enhance leadership skills. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Leadership 2017. The Business Leadership program is designed to increase the ability to succeed in a highly competitive work environment. It will add to and/or enhance leadership skills. Program Student Learning Outcomes Students who complete this program will be able to: Communicate clearly, effectively, and appropriately in writing and orally. Identify the fundamentals of legal systems, and social, ethical, and political forces affecting the development and operation of businesses. Students who complete the certificate or degree in the Business Leadership program will have learned how to assess human communication styles; plan and apply motivational strategies; solve human relations issues. Required Courses BUS 1 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 Units BUS 13 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT AND BUSINESS LAW 3 Units BUS 102 ORAL BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 3 Units BUS 103 BUSINESS ENGLISH 3 Units or ENG 1A PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION I 4 Units * or ENG 1AH HONORS PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION I 4 Units * BUS 104 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 Units * BUS 120 BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 Units Restricted Electives: Specify total 3 Units BUS 125 HUMAN RELATIONS IN BUSINESS 3 Units BUS 223 HUMAN RESOURCES AND EMPLOYMENT LAW 3 Units BUS 111 BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGIES, PEOPLE - PLANET - PROFIT 3 Units Total Units for the Certificate: 21-22 *Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description. [-]

Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement

Butte College
Campus Full time August 2017 USA Chico

The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. [+]

Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement Leadership and Civic Engagement Program Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: Student Activities Department (530) 895-2427 Kelly Munson, Advisor (530) 895-2945 About the Program The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. The courses focus on the themes of understanding self, understanding others, working in teams, civic engagement, and social and global responsibility and are applicable to all areas of study and careers. Students will have the opportunity to seek out and perform in leadership positions throughout the program and will participate in a monthly cohort. Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement (13 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Describe the history and current trends of leadership and civic engagement theories and models. Identify the steps and demonstrate skills necessary to plan, implement and lead civic engagement projects. Perform in leadership positions on campus or in the community. Articulate a personal awareness of their own strengths, deficits, and areas for growth as a leader. Required courses for the certificate: Exploring Leadership Introduction to Service Learning Life Management Personal and Social Growth and Wellness Public Speaking Small Group Communication Intercultural Communication World Cultures Environmental Ethics Sociology of Inequality Our Sustainable Future [-]

Certificate in Organizational Leadership

University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Mount Vernon

The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership is designed to enhance the leadership acumen of business professionals like you. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Leadership 2017. The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership is designed to enhance the leadership acumen of business professionals like you. Whether you have an extensive background in business or are still learning the basics, this certificate will help you increase your understanding of the concepts and tools needed for effective leadership. Certificate Requirements To receive a Certificate in Organizational Leadership, you must complete 12 credits of coursework and maintain a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 for courses taken in the certificate program. The coursework must be completed after you have received a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Admission Requirements The following is required for Admission into the Certificate Program: Application: Complete your application. Questions about the application should be directed to the Office of Graduate and International Admissions (410.837.6565). Personal Statement: Detail your reasons for seeking a graduate business education, your short-and long-term professional and personal goals, and how you think this graduate program will help you achieve them. Provide any additional information highlighting unique aspects of your candidacy to the Admissions Committee. Please limit statement to 1,000 words. Transcripts: Submit two copies of official transcripts from all institutions attended. Applicants to the graduate business certificate programs are required to have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Letters of Recommendation: Provide two letters of recommendation addressing your abilities to successfully complete a graduate business program. Resume: Provide a current resume detailing employment history (including dates, titles, responsibilities, and community activities. GMAT: The GMAT is not... [-]

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Kangan Institute
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Australia Melbourne

This course is designed for people who are seeking careers in cookery within a commercial environment. [+]

This course is designed for people who are seeking careers in cookery within a commercial environment. The course provides participants with skills, knowledge and experience in practical food production, hygiene, menu costing, occupational health and safety, teamwork and basic nutrition. Cookery is a rewarding career path, one that will bring out your natural creativity and possibly take you all over the world! The Certificate IV consists of coursework and assessment. In a typical week students are accountable for up to 30 hours of supervised training through course work. The teaching methods used include classroom-based teaching and supervised practicum within a workshop. The assessment methods include written assignments and examinations, oral assessments including individual presentations and practical demonstrations within a workshop environment. Classes may be scheduled during the day 8:00-5:30 but some practical classes may operate until 10:30pm. Students are required to attend all scheduled classes. Students learn in varying environments from lectures, practical demonstrations and tasks in workshops and labs through to investigative projects. Major study areas for this course include; Leadership Cookery Skills Restaurant Operations Stock Control OHS Menu Planning & Costing Finance Conflict Resolution Prerequisites Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency Dates February and July intakes Career pathways Hotel or motel Restaurant, cafe or bistro Reception centre or resort [-]

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Kangan Institute
Campus Full time 6 months January 2018 Australia Melbourne

This course is designed to develop leadership, communication and organisational skills for a variety of organisational or industry contexts. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Leadership 2017. Course Code : 089695F Study Area(s) : Business Campus : BROADMEADOWS Course Length : 6 months Course Fees : 5,800 This course is designed to develop leadership, communication and organisational skills for a variety of organisational or industry contexts. Major study areas Leadership teams Continuous improvement Operational plan Finance Human resources WHS Pre-requisites Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalenc Dates February and July intake Career pathways Graduates may seek employment as a: Coordinator Leading hand Supervisor Team leader Financial manager [-]

Certificate in Leadership Thinking: Strategic, Future, Design, Systemic, Analytical, Innovation & Creative Thinking

Leoron Professional Development Institute
Campus Full time 4 days August 2017 United Arab Emirates London

This exciting programme, typically for larger organisations at senior levels, but suitable for every manager and leader who needs to make important decision, includes the following to support high quality decision-making to navigate complexity. [+]

As the pace and nature of change increases globally, the complexity of solving problems is becoming a critical competence for leaders. The risk of flawed and short-term, knee-jerk decisions is and leaders need to develop the ability to think their way through business-critical challenges and opportunities. Simple analysis and experience-based solutions are no longer sufficient for competing on the global stage. The quality of thinking will determine the quality of decisions and the resulting actions and behaviours. For that reason, we present a powerful and innovative new programme, mainly focused on the cognitive domain (think- ing) for leaders. We use an approach of consulting education, ensuring rapid, concrete and lasting ROI from learning & consulting engagements. This exciting programme, typically for larger organisations at senior levels, but suitable for every manager and leader who needs to make important decision, includes the following to support high quality decision-making to navigate complexity. 5 KEY TAKE AWAYS 1 Improved ability to solve complex problems 2 Enhanced skills in thinking creatively for competitive advantage 3 Clear models and tools on strategy for use in the workplace 4 Accelerated innovation through new thinking models 5 Tools for anticipating future trends and responding innovatively LEARNING OUTCOMES » Use the full spectrum of the thinking abilities » Enhance Strategic Thinking » Anticipate better with Future Thinking » Use Design Thinking for improved customer acceptance » Engage in Systems Thinking to find holistic solutions » Apply Analytical Thinking where for appropriate types of problems » Develop Innovation Thinking... [-]

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Florida Atlantic University - Executive Programs - College of Business
Online & Campus Combined Part time 5 days September 2017 USA Boca Raton Florida + 1 more

After successful completion of this program, participants will be certified as Six Sigma Green Belts. The participants will be able to form and facilitate Six Sigma teams and manage basic Six Sigma projects. They will also be able to implement tools, techniques and practices to achieve cost reductions and quality improvement within their organization. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Leadership 2017.

After successful completion of this program, participants will be certified as Six Sigma Green Belts. The participants will be able to form and facilitate Six Sigma teams and manage basic Six Sigma projects. They will also be able to implement tools, techniques and practices to achieve cost reductions and quality improvement within their organization.

 

 

Who should attend

Project managers Team leaders Programmers/Systems analysts Team members who will participate in improvement projects Candidates seeking to continue for the Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

 

Six Sigma Green Belt Training

At the end of this session, participants will be certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt Attended by team members who will participate in improvement projects, and by candidates seeking to continue for the Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Candidates must have basic math and problem solving skills. Some formal education in statistics and probability is desirable. 40 hours of instructor-led classroom training plus successful completion of an improvement project that demonstrates the ability to apply the tools and techniques covered in the training course. The textbook for this course is entitled The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook: An Implementation Guide for Process Improvement Teams by Peter S. Pande, Robert P. Nueman and Roland R. Cavanagh.  The book is included in the price of the course. ... [-]

Leadership Certificate

University of Wisconsin Eau Claire College of Business
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Eau Claire

the Department of Management and Marketing offers a Leadership Certificate that is awarded to students who complete additional leadership courses and demonstrate leadership [+]

The demand for leadership skills is stronger than ever as organizations are getting leaner and expecting employees to assume leadership roles at all levels of the organization. Students who develop their leadership skills and learn more about how to effectively apply these skills in a variety of business settings will have a competitive advantage in the job market. To meet this need, the Department of Management and Marketing offers a Leadership Certificate that is awarded to students who complete additional leadership courses and demonstrate leadership. Completion of the certificate is noted on the student’s transcript.

 

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Columbia Coaching Certification

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time September 2017 USA New York Japan Tokyo United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St.Gallen + 5 more

The Columbia Coaching Certification Program develops your coaching toolkit with proven and practical coaching competencies. [+]

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Program Overview

 

Coaching is one of the fastest-growing areas of leadership development. Positive returns on coaching investments rely on the ability of coaches to link their work to business strategy and development. The Columbia Coaching Certification Program develops your coaching toolkit with proven and practical coaching competencies.

Offered in conjunction with Teachers College Columbia University the program requires completion of either the External Coach Intensive (ECI) or the Internal Coach Intensive (ICI) and the Advanced Coaching Intensive (ACI), which explores coaching strategies and tactics for building leadership capabilities while enhancing organizational performance. There is a required Practicum, which delivers field experience in applying coaching practices and tools, and provides structured online peer coaching labs, work with a mentor coach, and individual coaching experience. ... [-]


Human Performance Improvement (ASTD HPI Certificate Program)

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time December 2017 USA Tulsa Toledo

We believe the HPI process will drive the global workforce for years to come. [+]

Why HPI?

If you look at the plethora of research, books and seminars on leadership, training, teambuilding, customer service, organizational development and ROI—the thread that ties them together is Human Performance.

 

So why not start with Human Performance Improvement? Whether you are a CEO, VP, middle manager, HR or Training Director—you need to understand performance issues and intervention. ASTD developed the Human Performance Improvement (HPI) certificate program for HR managers, trainers and consultants who want to be HPI practitioners, but its power extends beyond those areas of the corporate world.

 

 

Why Earn Your HPI Certificate? ... [-]


Certificate in Leadership

Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, Claremont Graduate University
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Claremont

examines what it means to lead in today\'s world as you learn ways to effect meaningful change and enhanced performance from yourself and those around you [+]

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The Drucker School Executive Certificate Program is designed to help you sharpen your management skills and increase your effectiveness as a leader. You will be given the opportunity to discuss issues that you and your organization are facing, with people from various industries and disciplines.

 

This program will provide new tools and insights, based on your real-world experiences. Because we attract a diverse student population "from corporate, private, government, and non-profit backgrounds". There is a greater depth of learning that occurs through the varied perspectives presented and the unique synergy that occurs in the classroom.

 

Certificates are groupings of two to four classes in a related area of study. You can choose to access to the latest knowledge in our expert competencies --Strategy and Leadership -- or have the option of updating critical management skills through the General Management Certificate:... [-]


Assessment Certification Workshop

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 2 days September 2017 USA San Diego Colorado Springs Greensboro Switzerland Davos Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza Singapore + 12 more

In this workshop, you will receive the certification that's required to administer all 360-degree assessments in the CCL Assessment Suite, including Benchmarks®, 360 BY DESIGN®, Executive Dimensions® and Prospector®. [+]

You know the value of leadership development to your organization. Why not be in a position to offer one of the best 360-degree processes that's available today, right in your own workplace?In this workshop, you will receive the certification that's required to administer all 360-degree assessments in the CCL Assessment Suite, including Benchmarks®, 360 BY DESIGN®, Executive Dimensions® and Prospector®. You will have the opportunity to conduct practice feedback sessions in a safe, low-risk environment - and will be able to exchange ideas and experiences with your peers in the field.We work with clients who share our values of providing the best possible development experience both for the leaders who will receive the feedback results and for their businesses.The Assessment Certification Workshop uses a mix of hands-on experiences, pre-program work and classroom presentations to ensure that you know how to structure, design and implement a state-of-the-art assessment process.... [-]