Welcome to the School of Continuing Studies. For accessibility reasons, the following hot keys can be used on this website.

Using access keys varies depending on the browser you use. On the Windows operating system, using Internet Explorer, the ALT key is the trigger, then press the number associated with what section you want to get to (ie. Course Search would be [ALT + 2]).

  1. Accessibility Features
  2. Home
  3. Course Search
  4. Programs
  5. Registration
  6. About Us
  7. Contact Us
  8. Student Login
  9. Link to Home
Font Changer

Leadership Essentials

  • Gain insights and knowledge in the areas most relevant to your career.
  • Accelerate your career as a leader or manager by learning and applying best practices.
  • Develop core leadership competencies.

If you want to develop your leadership skills in key areas with focused courses, there are plenty to choose from when achieving the Leadership Essentials certificate. This program offers six leadership competencies, from which you choose the three most suitable for your career aspirations and trajectory. You'll come away with the kind of leadership and management skills that make organizations successful.

What You'll Learn

  • Chart the right course as a leader, with stronger critical thinking and strategic skills.
  • Manage conflict to achieve the best outcome.
  • Build and manage teams for top performance.
  • Achieve your objectives in negotiations that build relationships.

Certificate Requirement(s)

You will need to complete both courses in any three leadership competency areas of your choosing, for a total of six courses. Please note that you cannot combine two classes from different leadership competency areas to fulfill this requirement. You have three years from the start date of your first course to complete the certificate. Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) may be granted for one course.

Important: Upon completion of your certificate requirements, you must request your certificate by submitting a Certificate Request Form.

Required Course(s)