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Organizational Leadership Graduate Certificate

Certificate Overview

The most effective leaders invest time developing the knowledge, strategies, and empathy required to bring out the best in others. Start building your organizational leadership skills to achieve lasting success by enrolling in this specialized graduate certificate from CSU’s College of Business.

Your path to becoming a more capable leader

As a student in this nine-credit program, you will explore and analyze common challenges that business leaders face in almost every industry. You will also learn how to design, implement, and scale lasting solutions to meet those challenges.

Capable leaders must have the ability to assess organizational challenges and develop comprehensive strategies informed by both people and systems. Through applied experiences and projects, this certificate will teach you how to lead in a changing environment. Topics of study include:

  • How to build and lead exceptional teams
  • How to strategically manage human capital
  • Proven negotiation and communication tactics
  • International business fundamentals

Option to pursue your master’s degree

All credits earned apply toward the College of Business Master of Business Administration (MBA) program after formal admission per University transfer policies. Successful completion of the courses or certificate does not guarantee admission to the degree program.