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.

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. ​

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

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Program Contact Information

Coordinator: Moire Riley | mriley@ccbcmd.edu |443-840-1804 | Hunt Valley 106

Program Assistant: Sarah Moore | scullip@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-1632  | Essex BESS 116