Strategic Innovation and Change
As a leader, you not only need the innovative idea, but an effective plan to implement and measure its success. In this certificate program, you’ll broaden and deepen your skills in strategic innovation, entrepreneurship, and change management. Organizations rely on their leaders to navigate change and develop strategic initiatives, so learn what it takes to thrive in an age of continual change.
Summmer 2023 Course Offering
Check out our experiential learning course Development in Action: An Immersive Leadership Experience offered this summer at the Kennedy Mountain Campus.
Note: This course is not applicable to the four-course certificate curriculum.
At a Glance
University College is committed to educational access, and given the difficult circumstances currently impacting millions of people, we are waiving application fees.
Skills You'll Learn
Manage effective strategic planning processes
Conduct environmental scanning
Manage organizational change
Specialized Graduate Certificate in Strategic Innovation and Change requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses).
All students are required to complete a zero-credit Student Success Course.
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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Interested in a master's degree?
Explore our Master of Science in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Strategic Innovation and Change.
Take a Course Before You Apply
We know how important it is to get started when you're ready and that's why you can enroll in a course before you officially apply.
Predicted outcomes for graduates of Strategic Innovation and Change
Employment of management analysts is projected to grow 14% over the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
From major software upgrades to company mergers, organizational change can be a very complex, confusing, and costly process, which requires competent change managers.
More organizations are hiring change management consultants to ensure the best possible returns on their investments.
Business Development Analyst Salary: National Average
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Hear from Our Students
"Every single class taught me something that I didn't know before. Every single class had the capacity for me to grow with other people—even online." —Mario Burton, graduate.
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.