Advanced Leadership Skills, Continuing Education Workforce Certificate

Effective leaders are required to work seamlessly up, down, and across organizations, equipped with the skills to influence and finesse the work environment. Empowering, inspiring, and motivating staff, communicating clearly, negotiating effectively, developing and leading strong teams, regardless of the organization type, are among the key attributes of successful leaders.

This program features courses that focus on key skills that are used by leaders on a regular basis to lead staff in an organization, including coaching, critical thinking, leading high performing teams, servant leadership, decision making, managing conflict, negotiation skills, and succession planning. Students will be better prepared to effectively lead others in a variety of business settings, as the classes teach concepts as well as employ Misspelled Wordactivities to reinforce the learning.

Students entering this program should possess good planning and organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, strong proMisspelled Wordblem-solving skills, and the ability to build trust and relationships. 

​Careers in this field are available in a broad range of privately held companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach: https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

  1. ​expand ability to function effectively and manage and influence employees;
  2. identify and develop leadership skills necessary to excel in current and future roles;
  3. expand and diversify knowledge and skills necessary to lead staff;
  4. develop confidence to set and meet personal and professional goals; and
  5. assume responsibility for continued professional and personal development through continuing education.

CCBC Pathway

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.

Program Credential

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.

Program Length

4-6 months

Program Requirements

High School Diploma or GED. Recommended 2-3 years work experience. ​

This program is not eligible for Baltimore County Public School Blueprint funding.

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Application Process

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

Course

Number

Course Title

Course

Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

MGT848

Servant Leadership and Equitable Decision Making

6

Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT794

Managing Conflict    

6

Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT 844

Empowerment: Inspiring Critical Thinking

6

Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT 845

Negotiation for Leaders 

6

Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT846

Leading High Performing Teams 

6

Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT793 Coaching for Enhanced Performance  6 Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT847 Succession Planning   6 Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

Course Series Totals:

 

42

 

$973

T-$294/F-$679

Additional Information

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.​​

Career Opportunities:

​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.​

Career Coach

Research your career interests, explore live job postings, take a career assessment, discover which companies in the Baltimore region are hiring, and more.  View a brief tutorial video on how to use Career Coach at https://youtu.be/C7KpznbPYfA.  Explore career and training opportunities at https://ccbcmd.emsicc.com/.

Program Contact Information

Coordinator: Julie Woo | jwoo@ccbcmd.edu |443-840-4302 | Owings Mills 305D

Program Assistant: Kristal Parker |  kparker3@ccbcmd.edu| 443-840-4483 | Owings Mills 302​