Take the next step in your journey as a leader and gain insights into effective leadership skills that make a positive impact. In this undergraduate certificate, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of yourself as a leader, plus set a vision for yourself, your team, and your organization. Explore how to lead from multiple perspectives, support and manage change, and build collaboration across an organization. Looking to further your education? Earn a meaningful milestone with the certificate and then apply earned credits toward a bachelor’s degree! Progress toward professional advancement and sustain momentum toward your degree completion.
At a Glance
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Skills You'll Learn
Create a vision for yourself as a leader
Evaluate effective leadership strategies that impact teams
Explain the roles, ethics, and perspectives of effective leaders and followers
What is a Bachelor's Completion Program?
A bachelor's degree completion program is designed for adults who have started, but not yet finished, an undergraduate degree. Students can transfer up to three years of previous college credit directly toward a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver through this program ideal for those seeking flexibility in completing their degree.
Undergraduate Certificate in Leading Teams requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Leading Teams
According to Forbes, certificate holders earn upwards of 25% more in annual salary compared to those holding only a high school diploma.
The Center for Education and the Workforce projects higher earning potential for those with a certificate, particularly if combined with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree.
New organizational growth will lead to higher employment within management roles, with a projected 9% rise in management occupations through the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Manager Salary: National Average
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Flexible Online Classes
We understand the demands of balancing work, friends and family, and school can be challenging. That's why at University College, you can complete your program entirely online. Our online learning platform makes it easy to work anywhere at any time.
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University College programs maintain the highest level of accreditation offered by The Higher Learning Commission, one of the regional accrediting bodies recognized by the federal government. The University of Denver and all of its academic programs are regionally accredited by this commission, and regional accreditation is the highest standard for universities in the United States.