Certificate

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.

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At a Glance

Classes Begin
January 7
Format
Evening or Online
Term Length
10 Weeks
Admission
No GRE or GMAT
4 Course Certificate
Tuition
$10,976
Time
As few as 6 months
6 Course Certificate
Tuition
$16,464
Time
As few as 12 months
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Skills You'll Learn


Manage effective strategic planning processes


Conduct environmental scanning


Manage organizational change

Curriculum

Certificate of Completion in Strategic Innovation and Change requires completion of 16 credit hours (4 courses)

4
Concentration Courses

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program, please visit our website at http://www.du.edu/learn/certificates/disclosure/orl.html

Sample Schedule

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. Note this sample schedule is for the six-course Certificate of Advanced Study.

Time to Completion
Year 1 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
Classes 3 3 0 0

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.

Career Outcomes

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.

Job Titles

Business Development Analyst
Change Leader
Consultant
Director of Strategy and Innovation
Human Resources Manager
Product Management Director
Project Manager
Strategic Innovation Officer

Business Development Analyst Salary: National Average

$61,815
(Glassdoor)

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Flexible Online Classes

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.

Advisory Board

Our programs our developed and updated with the input of advisory boards composed of industry leaders and employers. This ensures that you'll learn what employers are looking for, and gain the most current information with a view to future industry trends, connecting you to future success.

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Jennifer Darling
Vice President of Philanthropy, The Children's Hospital Foundation
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Bonnie Downing
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
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Erik Estrada
Attorney, Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP
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David Frostman
Vice President, Strategic Initiatives Stellar Solutions, Inc. (Retired) Major General in Air Force Reserve
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John Genell
Development Executive, Grant Thornton LLP
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Heather Rule Grady
Business Development Manager, Rossetti Associates
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Karen Main
City of Englewood, Chief Innovations Officer for Innovations in Training
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Kevin Raines
Principal, Corona Insights
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Molly Smith
Instructional Support Specialist, University of Denver, University College

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Accreditation

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Higher Learning Commission

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.

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