Advanced Leadership Skills, Continuing Education Workforce Certificate
Intended for existing and emerging leaders to further enhance and expand leadership capabilities, accelerating personal and professional growth. Leaders need to work up, down, and across an organization, and need the skills to do so with influence and finesse. Leaders need to be able to empower, inspire and motivate staff, negotiate and communicate clearly, and develop and lead strong teams, regardless of the type of organization.
Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:
- expand ability to function effectively and manage and influence employees;
- identify and develop leadership skills necessary to excel in current and future roles;
- expand and diversify knowledge and skills necessary to lead staff;
- develop confidence to set and meet personal and professional goals; and
- assume responsibility for continued professional and personal development through continuing education.
Business Pathway - Pathways are designed to help you meet your academic and career goals by aligning related courses and programs. Pathway students participate in a variety of activities that help explore career opportunities in their field of study. You can meet with a CCBC advisor who help align — or realign — your educational plan with the Pathway that best supports you and your goals.
CCBC Credential: Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).
Financial Aid and Payment Options
We offer financial aid by packaging public and private funding options to those who qualify, in select Continuing Education courses and programs. Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition, the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development.
High School Diploma or GED. Recommended 2-3 years work experience.
Prior Learning Assessment
This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.
To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application. An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.
Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.
Program Course Sequence
Skills for Success:
Good planning and organizational skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; strong problem solving skills; ability to build trust and relationships.
Students will be better prepared to effectively lead others in a variety of business settings. Careers in this field are available in a broad range of privately held companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.
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