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Professional Leadership Certificate

  • Overview
  • Program Requirements
  • Why Choose a Certificate?
Overview

Professional Leadership Certificate

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The Professional Leadership Certificate is focused on assisting emerging leaders to accelerate their careers by differentiating their leadership skills and business acumen through education and self discovery. The certificate will generate high-value returns and practical results for organizations while preparing leaders for today's ever-changing business environments. You will gain a broader understanding of core business operations while enhancing critical leadership skills to navigate business environments driven by innovation and global markets. Required courses are segmented into three focused areas of learning: leading from within, leading others, and leading organizations.

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Program Requirements

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements
  • Certificates must be completed within 6 years; courses completed more than 6 years ago may not be applied toward certificate.
  • This certificate does not require an application.
How it works

Your path to achievement is easy! Most certificate courses are offered in classroom locations around the U.S. You can also inquire about training at your location.

Cost

  • Course load determines the cost of a certificate program.
  • Calculate your total by identifying the courses needed and tallying individual course fees. Some courses offer discounts for course bundling.

Registration

  • Select a certificate program, review the requirements, and determine your timeline for completion.
  • Add courses to your shopping cart for purchase as you are ready to take them, or as a group if desired.
  • Proceed to checkout to complete your registration. We accept multiple forms of payment including a third-party credit cardholder, purchase order, a private loan, and VA benefits for certain programs.

Completion

  • Certificates must be completed within six years.
  • After successful completion of most individual courses, a Certificate of Course Completion will be sent.
  • After successful completion of all required courses, request a transcript and program certificate audit.

Upon verification, GTPE will email your transcript and mail your Certificate of Program Completion. Some programs host a certificate award ceremony during the final course.

Once you earn your Georgia Tech Program Certificate, tout your success on your resume and LinkedIn profile, share with your employer, and celebrate an important career growth achievement!

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Why Choose a Certificate?

Why Choose a Certificate?

Professional Certificates are ideal for developing new skills and building deep expertise in a specialized area to update your professional profile, advance your career, or broaden your knowledge base.

Certificates are an “anytime” credential
Start anytime - after graduation or later in your career - and gain deeper know-how in a specific area without the commitment to a degree.

Certificates demonstrate commitment
The dedication of time to earn a certificate demonstrates that you are committed to achieving a higher standard of professional knowledge in your industry.

Certificates provide immediate “ROE”
Georgia Tech learners master real-world skills and apply them to their career the day after completion.

Certificates stand out on your resume
A Georgia Tech credential carries the professional weight to give you a competitive edge.

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Who Should Attend

This certificate is designed for emerging leaders with at least three years of business experience, in a wide cross section of industries including those active in business, education, government, nonprofit, and community based organizations. The program is ideal for early- or middle-stage career professionals who are or will be responsible for executing organizational strategy with an integrated view of the organization. Potential learners have also excelled as an individual contributor and may also have been identified as an emerging leader with prospects for increased leadership responsibilities.  

Management professionals collaborating in classroom

How You Will Benefit

  • Enhance understanding of core business operations within a global marketplace.
  • Improve ability to lead and motivate diverse, high-performing teams.
  • Enhance understanding of personal leadership philosophies.
  • Document personal development plan to enhance overall confidence and capabilities.
  • Strengthen abilities to drive and manage innovation leading to enhanced overall organization impact.
  • Taught by Experts in the Field
  • Grow Your Professional Network

Course Offerings

Requirement A
Leading Well: Relating to Others (MNGT PE01P)

Part of the Leading Well workshop series, this one-day course focuses on leadership fundamentals, such as critical thinking and emotional intelligence. You will explore matching various management styles to meet the challenges and needs of changing environments; the best ways to communicate wi...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • JAN 26, 2021 - JAN 28, 2021
    Register by JAN 24, 2021
    Online
    $900
Leading Well: Overcoming Unconscious Bias (MNGT PE14P)

Everybody sees the world through a personalize lens that has been shaped by their experiences and that lens can impact unconscious thinking. There is a direct link between our unconscious thinking and actions and behaviors which can result in the development of unconscious biases. This trainin...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • MAR 23, 2021 - MAR 25, 2021
    Register by MAR 21, 2021
    Online
    $595
Leading Well: Meeting Goals Through Focused Performance Management (MNGT PE02P)

Part of the Leading Well workshop series, this two-day course focuses on how leaders can meet — and sometimes exceed — their short- and long-term results through careful planning, organizing, and delegating. You will cover topics that include designing and using scoreboards, the po...

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Upcoming Sessions
There are no sessions scheduled at this time. Please check again later.
Leading Well: Building and Leading High-Performing Teams (MNGT PE03P)

Part of the Leading Well workshop series, this one-day course explores various aspects of teams. You'll discuss team dynamics, the team lifecycle, employee motivation models, conflict-resolution models, and the power of celebrating team and individual successes. You will gain hands-on experien...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • MAR 16, 2021 - MAR 18, 2021
    Register by MAR 14, 2021
    Online
    $900
Leading Well: Managing and Leading a Multigenerational Organization (MNGT PE12P)

This workshop is designed for emerging leaders or career professionals who are or will be responsible for executing organizational strategy with an integrated view of the organization, in a wide cross-section of industries including those active in business, education, government, nonprofit, a...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • FEB 9, 2021 - FEB 11, 2021
    Register by FEB 7, 2021
    Online
    $595
Leading Well: Leading Change (MNGT PE11P)

Change management is a structured approach for ensuring that changes are thoroughly and smoothly implemented, and that the lasting benefits of change are achieved. This session explores the wider impacts of change, particularly on people and how they, as individuals and teams, move from the cu...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • APR 13, 2021 - APR 15, 2021
    Register by APR 11, 2021
    Online
    $900
Financial Decision Making (LOG 3213P)

This course is designed for early- or middle-stage career professionals who are or will be responsible for executing organizational strategy with an integrated view of the organization including professionals from distribution and logistics, production, procurement and operations. The approach...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • JAN 20, 2021 - FEB 3, 2021
    Register by JAN 18, 2021
    Online
    $1,250
Essentials of Negotiations and Stakeholder Influence (LOG 3702P)

Essentials of Negotiations and Stakeholder Influence level-sets your understanding of negotiation influence and strengthens preparation, planning, and execution activities involved with both simple and complex negotiations. The program includes industry techniques and tools for traditional sup...

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Upcoming Sessions
  • MAR 18, 2021 - MAR 25, 2021
    Register by MAR 16, 2021
    Online
    $1,450
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