Certificate in Leadership
Effective, ethical leaders are in high demand at business organizations around the world. This certificate offers comprehensive preparation in the skills and knowledge that contribute to strong leadership, including self-awareness, attention to the types of environments that foster strong performance, appropriate leadership models, and accessing and developing talent. Upon completion of the certificate, you'll be prepared to lead your organization more effectively, develop negotiation approaches, and understand how diversity influences organizational creativity and performance.
In this certificate program, you will study servant and situational leadership models, coaching and counseling methods to improve performance, and strategies to positively affect organizational change.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Completed application, essay, and current resume
Two completed recommendations
Official transcripts from all colleges attended
No GMAT or GRE required if cumulative GPA is above 3.0. Also waived if applicant has a graduate degree from an accredited institution or completes their first 5 SBNM courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Up to 4 courses (8 sh) from an accredited graduate program. Also, up to 2 core courses may be waived if taken at the undergraduate level with a grade of "B" or higher.
An array of online graduate certificates is designed to provide managers and leaders with a pragmatic education that addresses the special concerns and problems of managing in a rapidly changing world. All coursework may be applied to any of North Park's five graduate management degrees, including the MBA.
Courses can also be taken at the main campus on the north side of Chicago.