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Post-Graduate Certificate: Advanced Leadership and Management

Program details

Credential
Certificate

Delivery method
Online

Program dates, fees and registration

Fall 2024

September 24 to November 28, 2024

$3449 CAD (early bird; valid until July 12, 2024)

$3749 CAD + HST (regular price; valid until September 14, 2026)

Open

Registration open until September 17, 2024

Register now

Coming soon

Registration opens on May 15, 2024

Closed

Registration closed

Overview

The Post-Graduate Certificate provides a comprehensive understanding of leadership and management, combining essential and advanced competencies. This program comprises ten (10) courses, including both Leadership and Management Essentials and Strategic and Innovative Leadership. These courses are designed to enhance your leadership skills by addressing both fundamental and strategic elements of management.
Completing the Post-Graduate Certificate in Advanced Leadership and Management can have a transformative impact on your career. You will be prepared for executive-level leadership positions, such as CEO, COO, or CTO. Your strategic management skills will make you a key player in shaping your organization's direction. You will gain the ability to drive innovation and manage change at the highest levels. These advanced skills can open doors to international career opportunities and global leadership roles.

Who should attend?

  • Professionals and those wishing to enhance their skills tool-box;
  • Senior-level managers, CEO's and COO's,
  • Entrepreneurs and business owners;
  • Managers and supervisors to learn essential skills;
  • Project managers and team leads;
  • Business leaders who are going through change.

Courses

  • Change Management

    In this course you'll learn to: 

    • Understand the difference between internal management excellence (working with teams and staff) and external management excellence (managing customers/the public);
    • Identify and measure excellence in your line of business; and
    • Establish, roll out and maintain an excellence plan. 

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  • Coaching, Mentoring and Networking

    In this course you'll learn to: 

    • Identify your style of influencing others and its appropriateness;
    • Use coaching as a key management and leadership skill;
    • Use coaching as a tool to diminish micro-management;
    • Use coaching as a tool to strengthen employee engagement;
    • Use coaching as a tool to enhance organizational innovation;
    • Improve your coaching skills through the use of a variety of practical tools;
    • Become an effective mentor in relation to a mentee's career aspirations. 

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  • Conflict Management and Negotiations

    In this course, you will learn how to:

    • Identify different types of conflict;
    • Apply various approaches to conflict;
    • Identify and use various influencing factors in conflict mitigation;
    • Manage workplace conflict effectively using a variety of strategies;
    • Reduce the likelihood of conflict with colleagues; and
    • Negotiate confidently using specific negotiation principles.

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  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

    In this course you'll learn to: 

    • Understand critical thinking and problem solving and their importance in Industry 4.0;
    • Understand the impact of the digitization of industry and manufacturing (also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution or Industry 4.0) on organizational effectiveness;
    • Understand typology of problems and the leadership needed for each;
    • Use opportunities and tools that Industry 4.0 provides, such as: Cloud Computing and collaborative decision making; Big Data and Analytics; and Design Thinking and Empathy;
    • Develop a critical thinking and problem solving mindset.
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  • Fundamentals of Leadership

    In this course, you will learn how to:

    • Understand the progress of leadership and management and what it means today
    • Design your own personalized leadership plan
    • Discover the key competencies of "transformational leadership"
    • Encourage productive leadership and adapt to leadership style 

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  • High Impact Communication Skills

    In this course you'll learn to: 

    • Create purpose and act in accordance with your values;
    • Effectively sell your ideas;
    • Manage customer expectations and conflicts;
    • Run effective meetings; and 
    • Clarify work requests and eliminate wasted time and money.
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  • Management Excellence

    In this course, you will learn how to:

    • Understand and appreciate the expectations of all stakeholders with a focus on team contributors;
    • Understand and analyze teams based on the elements of effective teams; and
    • Appropriately adjust your leadership style according to the competence and maturity of your team.

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  • Performance Management

    In this course you'll learn to:

    • Understand and appreciate the expectations of all stakeholders with a focus on team contributors;
    • Understand and analyze teams based on the elements of effective teams; and
    • Appropriately adjust your leadership style according to the competence and maturity of your team.

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  • Strategic Management

    In this course you'll learn to: 

    • Understand the progress of leadership and management and what it means today
    • Design your own personalized leadership plan
    • Discover the key competencies of "transformational leadership"
    • Encourage productive leadership and adapt to leadership style

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  • Workplace Innovation

    In this course you'll learn to: 

    • Understand new approaches to work and collaboration both on-premises and at-home, such as: distributed teams, leadership in remote workplaces, security and productivity, and time management;
    • Advocate for and build a better plan for workplace cost savings, including employee retention and overall productivity, especially for organizations that are traditionally slow to change;
    • Establish, roll out and maintain a plan for the ideal modern workplace in public and private sectors.
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Program information

Fall 2024

Fundamentals of Leadership Part 1 : Tuesday, September 24, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2 : Thursday, September 26, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Conflict Management and Negotiations Part 1: Tuesday, October 1, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Thursday, October 3, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Performance Management Part 1 : Tuesday, October 22, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Wednesday, October 23, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Coaching, Mentoring and Networking Part 1: Tuesday, October 15, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Thursday, October 17, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Management Excellence Part 1: Tuesday, October 22, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Wednesday, October 23, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Strategic Management Part 1: Tuesday, October 15, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Thursday, October 17, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Change Management Part 1: Tuesday, October 29, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2 : Thursday, October 31, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Part 1: Tuesday, November 12, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Thursday, November 14, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
High Impact Communication Skills Part 1: Tuesday, November 19, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Thursday, November 21, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Workplace Innovation Part 1: Tuesday, November 26, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
Part 2: Thursday, November 28, 2024 9 a.m. to noon
**If the minimum requirement of students is met for the Post Grad Certificate Program, Coaching, Mentoring and Networking will be re-schedule to the afternoon from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Fall 2024

Registration fee Registration status

$3449 CAD (early bird; valid until July 12, 2024)

$3749 CAD + HST (regular price; valid until September 14, 2026)

Open

Registration open until September 17, 2024

Coming soon

Registration opens on May 15, 2024

Closed

Registration closed

NOTE: Individual course fees and registration dates vary. View the relevant course page for more information.

Discounts

The Alumni/Staff Discount applies to registration in this program/course.

If you are alumni or staff, contact continuouslearning@ontariotechu.ca with your Student/Banner ID before registering for details about how to apply this discount.

Online meeting times

This program has online meeting times. This means you must attend the virtual class at the specified date and time (see the Schedule tab).

Google Meet, Zoom or Kaltura Virtual Classroom (through Catalog) will be used for online delivery of this program to support interaction and engagement.

This course may include, but is not limited to:

  • Content presentations and/or videos;
  • Hands-on exercises;
  • Case discussions and simulations;
  • Group and individual work (assignments/quizzes);
  • Concept and topic discussions; and
  • Topic reflections.

This is an open enrolment course.

Those completing Ontario Tech University Continuous Learning open enrolment offerings (e.g. certificate programs, courses, workshops, microcertifications, etc.) are subject to the policies of Ontario Tech University and Continuous Learning. Ontario Tech policies can be found in the Policy library. Continuous Learning policies can be found in the Regulations section of the Continuous Learning website. Specifically, those completing open enrolment offerings are expected to adhere to the General and Open enrolment regulations.


Requirements

While open to all, this course is specifically tailored to provide maximum benefits to both working professionals and individuals in career transition. 

To successfully complete the course, you must:

  • Register and make full payment for the course;
  • Attend all course meeting times; 
  • Actively participate in all components of the course; and
  • Successfully complete any assigned work by due date

Technology requirements

Video conferencing

Online learning requirements:

  • Computer or device with internet access
  • Stable internet or data connection
  • Microphone
  • Webcam*
  • Audio device (examples: speakers, headphones/earbuds, headset)

*Webcam is preferred but not required.

Material requirements

There are no additional materials required for this program. 


Funding options

You may be eligible for funding under the Canada-Ontario Job Grant, you can find more information on our website.

Contact our Continuous Learning funding experts to determine your or your organization’s eligibility for the Canada-Ontario Job Grant.  We can customize programs specifically for your organizational needs. Contact us for more information.

Program details

Credential
Certificate

Delivery method
Online

Program dates, fees and registration

Fall 2024

September 24 to November 28, 2024

$3449 CAD (early bird; valid until July 12, 2024)

$3749 CAD + HST (regular price; valid until September 14, 2026)

Open

Registration open until September 17, 2024

Register now

Coming soon

Registration opens on May 15, 2024

Closed

Registration closed

Contact information

continuouslearning@ontariotechu.ca  

905.721.3111 

Ontario Tech University, North Oshawa location
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa L1G 0C5 


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