University of Maryland-University College

3501 University Blvd East, Adelphi, MD 20783-8010

Program Details

University of Maryland at University College offers a Certificate in Leadership and Management for students and professionals in management who want to develop their ability to manage through guiding and motivating others. Students will explore the qualities shared by strong leaders and review perspectives on the importance of leadership in organizations and how leadership can influence operations, increase worker efficiency, and promote cooperation and well-being among members of the organization and those who work with the organization. Students will focus on global issues in management, decision making, communication, and approaches to leadership and change, in addition to conflict management and organizational theory and design.

Students will utilize the curriculum to develop an understanding of leadership, conflict management, and organizational theory and design. Those classes include orientation to graduate studies at UMUC, organizational theory, intercultural communications and leadership, issues and practices in human resource management, and organizational development and change.  

By completing the program, students will have demonstrated basic qualifications in management and leadership ability.  These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate critical-thinking skills that lead to ethical and reasoned decision making within a management context, and to assess opportunities to improve and sustain organizational performance through strategic thinking, the development of human capital, the allocation of physical resources, and the management of financial resources.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:
      12

    Requirements

    Undergraduate degree

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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