Management Development Certificate

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Design a path to leadership in your industry

The Management Development Certificate allows rising and current leaders the opportunity to gain research-backed strategies for growing teams, making difficult decisions, and leading an organization toward desired outcomes. 

This flexible certificate program allows students to design the management experience that they need to rise to the next level in their organization or field. After taking the required Foundations of Leadership and Management course, students may customize the certificate with three eligible Executive Education courses. 

The Management Development Certificate consists of four courses:

  • Foundations of Leadership and Management (or Strategic Team Leadership, if previously taken). Please note that it is recommended that participants first complete Foundations of Leadership and Management before their electives.
  • Three approved Executive Education courses of your choice.

Eligible electives must fall under our Management Competencies. Your three choice electives must add up to at least six-days’ worth of course work. Courses applied toward the certificate may only be counted once and must been taken within a two-year period to be valid. 

Foundations of Leadership and Management

This course is designed to teach up-to-date and research-backed fundamental principles for managers and leaders in any industry. Learn the day-to-day functions of leaders and managers as you take part in hands-on, collaborative learning experience with industry peers.

Explore fundamental research-based principles that you can learn and grow from whether you're a first-time manager, middle manager, or seasoned business leader. This course is grounded in social science research and taught by renowned faculty that are experts in the leadership space.

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