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Professional Certificate in Management & Leadership - ONLINE


Leadership is a critical function of management and good managers are crucial to the effective operation of any business or organization. In this professional certificate program you will identify your leadership strengths and styles; and develop and hone your skills and abilities to better communicate, inspire and lead your organization towards successfully executing and achieving strategic goals and vision.

Any Age. Any Stage. Any Place.

Our certificates are offered in a variety of online formats allowing you to take the certificate at your own pace and tailor it to suit your unique development and lifestyle needs.

Certificate Overview

Delivery Format: 100% Online

Completion Requirements: Complete 6 online courses to obtain the Professional Certificate in Management & Leadership: 4 core courses and 2 elective courses from the course options listed below. 

Core Courses (required):Elective Course (complete 2):

Program Schedule: Register and complete individual courses at your own pace. We recommend certificates be completed within 2 years. Note, courses are subject to availability and listed courses are not guaranteed to be offered every term.

Prior to registering for coursescontact us to let us know you intend to complete this certificate.

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Browse the Management & Leadership Certificate courses below. If a certificate is not what you are looking for, check out our suite of Leadership Development courses here!

Optimizing Change in Organizations - ONLINE

We don’t actually manage change per se. At best, we manage to manage ourselves and a few of the variables that swirl around us. We can, however, facilitate change. That is, influence its speed, direction, and impact by our thoughtful actions and optimize opportunities that arise. Specifically for leaders in organizations to lead through change, this four-week online course will provide a few core models and some practical skills for working effectively in the midst of ongoing, accelerating flux and change.

Strategic Systems Thinking: The Big Picture - ONLINE

Have you ever wished you could be more strategic or been told you need to be more strategic? The reality is that you can’t act strategically if you don’t think strategically. This four-week online course offer tools to help you to think more strategically. These tools are designed to help you see the big picture and deepen your understanding of how complex organizations function.

Leadership Strengths and Styles - ONLINE

It’s often said that “leadership cannot be taught but it can be learned”. Leadership Strengths and Styles is an opportunity for both formal and informal leaders to take their learning to the next level, starting with dialogue and reflection about leadership and personal values. With a focus on self-awareness and self-management, this four-week online course uses the highly-respected StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment to help participants identify their key strengths and develop action strategies to utilize those strengths for maximum effectiveness. You will also learn about six key leadership styles and how to use them to teach, engage, motivate and inspire others.

Leading with Emotional Intelligence - ONLINE

This 4-week online course introduces participants to tools and strategies to increase performance, improve overall effectiveness, develop a sense of well-being while improving emotional and social functioning. In this interactive, experiential course, participants will learn how to harness the EI skills needed to help attain professional and life goals. A customized EI profile (EQi 2.0) is included as part of the course.

Sustaining and Building Community: Beyond Resilience in Times of Crisis - ONLINE

This four-week online course will help you to gain an understanding of the underlying principles and behaviours of engagement, while exploring the nuances and assumptions associated with fostering and sustaining vibrant communities. You will articulate personal and shared values in terms of community and explore how to stay resilient and healthy moving forward. Throughout the course, you will examine the relationship between individuals and their communities and introduce tools and strategies to help us become more mindful leaders and agents of positive change.

Design Thinking for Organizations - ONLINE

This four-week interactive course will explore the history, concepts and methodology of Design Thinking. You will use a designer’s mindset and creative problem solving to work on specific workplace or life challenges. Each week will deepen your understanding of the stages of design thinking: Framing the question effectively; Understanding the value of approaching the challenge with empathy; Creative ideation and brainstorming; Testing solutions based on feedback; Arriving at a solution to your challenge.