Leadership Development Series - 949

Mohawk College Certificate
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Program Length ~ 12 - 32 months (8 courses required for completion)
Workload 5 to 10 hours per week, per course
Cost ~ $310 per course
Intakes Fall, Winter, Spring
Application Process No application required; view the Admission & Registration tab for details.

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Develop and enhance your management skills, and broaden your business knowledge, in this professional program designed for leaders. Provides current and future leaders with skills to meet both career and organizational objectives. Gain solid theoretical and practical knowledge to improve decision making and problem solving skills. Discover proven techniques for managing employees and learn to communicate effectively.  Gain skills in performance management, managing change, team building, employment law, project management and more!

View courses available this term under Program of Studies.

You do not need to apply to begin this program, simply ensure you meet the admission requirements (listed on the Admissions & Registration tab) and then you may register for any available courses.

Interested in taking a single course? No problem. Provided you have the appropriate prerequisites, these courses can be taken individually or as part of the full program.

Contact Continuing Education

Interdisciplinary, Media, Creative and Business

You do not need to apply to begin this program. Start by ensuring you meet the admission requirements listed above and then register for the courses listed in the Program of Studies when they are offered.  Some courses have prerequisites, so please check the Program of Studies for details. Find out how to register for a course.

Financial Assistance Information

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The program of studies displayed below applies to students starting the program in the current academic year. Students who began in other academic years may require different courses to be eligible to graduate. If you have questions regarding a strategy for completion contact Continuing Education -  Interdisciplinary, Media, Creative Arts and Business

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A selection of courses are available each term. Courses that are currently not available (N/A) for registration may be offered in the future – check back frequently.

Mandatory Courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Learn to think creatively and critically and apply those skills in personal and professional situations. Enhance your skills in strategic planning, decision-making and problem solving.
Course description: Develop the skills you need for modern and effective business communication. Explore communication styles, channels, presentation skills, meeting facilitation, social marketing and other strategies to enhance your message.
Course description: Make financial documents work for you. Explain how money is used in a business to predict success, produce a healthy return or mitigate decline. Learn to assess ROI, create a budget and anticipate variances for informed decision making.
Course description: Discover proven techniques for managing employees, increasing productivity and organizational effectiveness. Focus on performance analysis, counselling, coaching, feedback, conflict resolution, and performance management systems and strategies.
Equivalents: MGMTCMA03
Course description: Examine the leader's role in the development and success of workplace teams. Explore the differences between a group and a team, analyze team structures including self-directed work teams, and examine the benefits of coaching and mentoring.
Course description: Learn to support and manage organizational change. Focus on best practices including environmental scanning, identifying trends, assessing organizational readiness and risk and implementing and measuring successful change.
Equivalents: MGMTCMA03 or QUAL10018

Select 2 from the next 4 courses

Register Course number Course title Course Hours
Course description: Learn to effectively recruit, train and manage personnel for enhanced performance. Develop professional strategies and skills in interviewing, managing performance, conducting needs assessments and planning and delivering training.
Course description: Learn to lead confidently in a regulated work environment. Focus on statutory and common law, employment standards, health and safety, labour relations, pay equity and human rights legislation for management and unionized personnel.
Course description: Sustainability in business is often related to profitability. Assess the impacts of business on the community and the environment, in an ethical and globally sustainable way, using measures such as Corporate Social Responsibility and triple-bottom line accounting.
Course description: Designed to meet the needs of leaders in any organization who may be new to project management or who have not had formal project management training. Provides the practical knowledge needed to start and complete a project successfully. Learn how the elements of the Project Management Body of Knowledge are applied during each project phase and the implications of project management on leadership within an organization. Discover how to establish priorities and effectively manage your projects and project teams.
Credits: 2
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Learning Outcomes

Develop strategies to manage employee performance utilizing communication, coaching and leadership skills.

Career Opportunities

Existing and aspiring managers in a range of industries.