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Career Overview

Are you a manager looking to make a difference in your workplace? Do you want to be a leader that will positively influence your team? Whether you manage five or fifty employees, being a manager comes with a lot of responsibility. 

Becoming a manager can be an excellent way for professionals to advance their career development and increase their earnings. 

Managers are responsible for coordinating and overseeing company projects and everyday tasks. Their position is unique within a company and contributes to a business' success.

Career Prospects

Workplaces benefit from team members who can confidently strategize, motivate and problem-solve at a high skill level. 

There are multiple specialties with leadership certification, depending on the area of business. Leadership certifications are particularly useful when someone has already started down a niche career path. 

Earning a leadership certificate offers several significant benefits that appeal to professionals seeking an increase in their pay, quick return on their investment and added job security. The leadership certificate enhances business credentials, making you a more competitive candidate for new jobs, salary increases and promotions within your company.

Personal Qualifications

  • Honesty and the ability to lead by example 

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Decisiveness and confidence

  •  Creativity

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or a departmentally related field

  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship building, employee coaching and development skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop

  • Excellent computer skills

  • Evidence of an ability to practice at a high level of confidentiality 

  • Excellent organizational management skills


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Leadership & Conflict Resolution
Associate Certificate
Applied Leadership
Associate Certificate