Make an impact on your community by effectively leading mission-driven operations. In this graduate certificate program in Executive Leadership and Governance, you'll develop knowledge in board and senior-level leadership, value-centered leadership, strategic planning, and culture development within nonprofit and/or nongovernmental organizations. Learn to better navigate organizational challenges and changes by leveraging tools in leadership, change management, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.
At a Glance
Skills You'll Learn
Using leadership skills, strengths, and behaviors, develop sound leadership development plans
Make a positive impact on your organization’s health through evaluation of effective leadership
Assess organizational operations, capacity, governance, and program delivery
Finish a graduate certificate in as few as six months or take up to a year. Choose your time to completion to get a better sense of what your schedule will look like during your certificate program.
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Nonprofit Director 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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Accreditation & Associations
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.
The University of Denver's Nonprofit Leadership program through University College is proud to be a sponsor of the Colorado Nonprofit Association, a valued community partnership for more than a decade.
The Nonprofit Leadership program at DU's University College is a proud member of several leading nonprofit associations, including the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC).