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Certificate in Leadership and Management

7 months

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The Certificate in Leadership and Management program is designed to prepare graduates with the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to effectively lead others within a variety of organizational settings and situations. The program includes content related to organizational leadership, business strategy development, decision making, change management, effective communication, performance improvement, and entrepreneurship.

  • Understand leadership concepts and practices to support a company’s mission and values

  • Use decision-making skills to help advance organizational goals.

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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 a Certificate in Leadership and Management.

What you'll learn

When you earn your Certificate in Leadership and Management, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Organizational leadership
  • Business strategy development
  • Change management
  • Performance improvement
  • Entrepreneurship

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Certificate in Leadership and Management?

A Cert LDR can prepare you to be a: 

  • General Manager
  • Business Manager
  • Development Manager
  • HR Generalist
  • Operations Director
  • Administrative Director
  • Sales Manager
7 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for Training and Development Managers is projected to be faster than average between 2019 and 2029.


Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.


Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school.  Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

Real-world faculty


Average years of industry experience


Chief Executive Officers

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.