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Organizational Leadership Development Certificate

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For students currently employed and wanting to boost leadership potential, the organizational leadership development certificate accelerates professional goals. The Blue Ridge leadership-training program takes a practical look at organizational culture and its effect on employee behavior; human resource functions; and the techniques and communication skills necessary in a team-oriented business environment.

Program Overview

The Certificate in Organizational Leadership Development focuses on the study of leadership in organizations in which students develop an understanding of how an organization operates. Students will learn how leadership is important in every organization, how change impacts the individual and the organization, and how the role of a leader is a major function of management.

To be eligible to earn a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate the student must be a current degree-seeking student or complete the application and admissions process to the college. Eligibility to earn and receive a Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Certificate does not interfere with the degree-seeking status of the student.

Career Opportunities

Blue Ridge’s certificate in organizational leadership development will give graduates the strategies needed to run an effective team environment. The practical knowledge received will increase advancement opportunities in a range of fields, and serve as a stepping-stone to an associate degree.

Note: All salary estimations are based on current position and educational trends. Blue Ridge and The School of Business and Information Technology cannot guarantee that the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Organizational Leadership Development

General Education Core 9
Leadership Core 21
Total Credit Hours Required 30


Leadership Core

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