Start your online post-master's certificate in organizational leadership
The business world is a sea of change. Help keep organizations afloat with our Post Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership and Decision-Making. In as little as 12 months, you’ll develop the leadership skills to help organizations change, adapt and thrive.
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This course evaluates research on issues that organizations face in optimizing organizational performance. Students will gain insight on organizational theory and leadership, organizational behavior and globalization, people systems, and emerging trends and issues in organizations.
In this course, students evaluate the relationships among technology, structure, and behavior to inform strategic organizational decisions. In addition, students assess the benefits and challenges surrounding technology integration and develop implementation strategies to strategically manage and promote organizational performance. Competencies: Examine the function and influence of technology in organizations. Evaluate the effectiveness of technology systems in organizations. Analyze organizational factors that influence strategic technology decisions. Examine the theoretical perspectives of system design and integration. Evaluate change management strategies to enhance technology integration, implementation and innovation. Analyze strategic, technology-specific, management decisions that affect organizational performance. Assess the impact and effectiveness of technology on organizations based on key performance indicators.
This course prepares students to implement emerging managerial practices designed to develop organizational agility and responsiveness. Additionally, students will be able to adapt best practices, implement high-performance work teams, and build advanced strategies for effective global communications. Emphasis is placed on how organizational leaders are encouraged to develop and demonstrate creative, adaptive, and flexible business approaches to meet the challenges of the future of work. Competency A: Argue different leadership styles, power bases, and influence approaches for building advanced management strategies for the global landscape. Competency B: Evaluate the effect of shared leadership theories in various team settings, including virtual environments. Competency C: Justify different approaches for organizational agility to enable leaders and managers to implement innovation. Competency D: Judge the effectiveness of creative, adaptive, and flexible management approaches within the global environment. Competency E: Assess best practices for cultivating diversity in an organization. Competency F: Interpret statistical analysis findings to enhance decision-making in a human resources environment. Competency G: Advance personal and corporate social and ethical responsibilities as a global citizen.
Upon completion of this course, learners will be prepared to optimize organizational performance through the judicious implementation of performance interventions utilizing organization theory, organization design, and technology. Competency A: Utilize knowledge of organization theory, design, and technology to design, develop, implement, and lead change initiatives to optimize organizational performance. Competency B: Distinguish core organizational issues from symptoms. Competency C: Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of different models of organization assessments and their applicability to various situations. Competency D: Design interventions to address issues that hinder organizational performance. Competency E: Evaluate change interventions for continuous performance improvement. Competency F: Determine factors that further development of the organizational system.
Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to develop and maintain a strong orientation to the future and a commitment to improvement and innovation in creating and establishing new business models for attaining organizational goals, setting new short- and long-term directions, and achieving performance excellence. This course includes an assessment of how leaders address current and future impacts on society in a proactive manner and how leaders establish and accomplish ethical practices in all stakeholder interactions. Competency A: Determine emergent social, environmental, organizational, and ethical complexities leaders must address in the 21st century. Competency B: Apply leadership theory and practice to challenges and opportunities for organizational excellence and sustainability. Competency C: Prepare leadership strategies that address and incorporate diverse stakeholder perspectives from multiple levels and sectors Competency D: Develop a deeper understanding of one's leadership beliefs, values, and strategies to integrate and apply the Scholar-Practitioner-Leader model.
General Education Courses
Requirements: 15 credits
You’ll need 15 credits to complete this Post Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership and Decision-Making. Your course schedule may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.
5 Core Courses
Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.
Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for Post Master's Certificate in Organizational Leadership and Decision-making.
You may have options when it comes to paying for college tuition and expenses, such as federal grants and loans. Our finance advisors can answer your questions about financial aid and can help guide you through the process.
When you earn this online certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. You’ll learn how to:
Create strategies for adapting to change that promote future organizational growth and performance in a digital age.
Synthesize leadership theories and techniques to support optimal organizational performance.
Create strategies to foster an ethical organizational culture and decision-making.
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