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.

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

CCBC currently offers Continuing Education (CE) financial aid to those who qualify. We package public and private funding options to benefit students which include COVID-19 relief funding, the Maryland Sequence Scholarship, CCBC Opportunity Grant funding, Maryland Promise, and Baltimore County College Promise. Financial aid funding is available for select CE 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. 

For more information about funding resources and how to apply for them, please contact the CCBC Continuing Education Information Center at 443-840-4700.

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

MGT 848

Servant Leadership and Equitable Decision Making

6

Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT 794

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

MGT 846

Leading High Performing Teams 

6

Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT 793  Coaching for Enhanced Performance  6 Materials provided

$139

T-$42/F-$97

MGT 847  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.​

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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