Elevate your career and become a strategic leader

Leadership Strategies Graduate Certificate

Develop the tools needed to define where an organization is headed and how an organization will get there with Davenport University's Leadership Strategies Graduate Certificate. The ever-changing global environment requires creative strategies for achieving organizational growth and development. Davenport's strategic leadership certificate focuses on cultivating critical thinking, ethical decision-making and the integration of core business decisions to help you drive success in organizations. 

Built for working professionals, you can complete the strategic leadership graduate certificate 100% online through Davenport’s Global Campus. This graduate certificate can be completed as a stand-alone certificate or while taking Master of Business Administration courses.

Davenport's College of Business holds specialized accreditation through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) so you know you’re receiving high-quality, innovative instruction.

What is strategic leadership? 

Strategic leadership is a mindset to adapt, innovate and succeed. Strategic leaders tackle problems efficiently and creatively. In addition, they identify what the organization needs to grow and can motivate, align ideas to strategy, and inspire employees to make significant contributions to the organization’s success.

Explore classes for Davenport’s leadership strategies graduate certificate

Classes for the leadership strategies certificate emphasize skills in project management, human capital structures and change management.  Students will develop skills to strategically innovate, plan and implement.

Prerequisite: BUSN 520 - Management and Marketing (or undergraduate equivalent or experience) is a required prerequisite that must be completed prior to taking the following courses in the Graduate Certificate in Leadership Strategies.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

See our Recommended Program Sequences:

Complete this certificate 100% online through Davenport's Global Campus
Finish this graduate certificate in just one semester
Apply 100% of your certification course credits to an MBA in Leadership Strategies
of Davenport students receive a scholarship or gift aid that, unlike student loans, does not have to be repaid

Why get a certificate in leadership strategies at Davenport?

In as little as one semester, you'll build competencies in conceptualizing and planning organizational systems and processes that integrate sustainable business practices for long-term success. This 100% online leadership strategies certificate program at Davenport was designed for working professionals just like you. Apply relevant work experience or certifications to earn credit toward completing your master's in leadership strategies degree. 

While earning your certificate in leadership strategies, you’ll get personalized attention from professors who are experts in their fields. And with a 95% graduate satisfaction rate, you can trust Davenport’s strategic leadership graduate certificate is worth your time, energy and effort. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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IACBE accreditation

Receive a strategic leadership graduate certificate online that holds specialized accreditation by the IACBE


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Easy transition to an MBA degree

Easily move on towards getting your MBA in leadership strategies after you earn your strategic leadership graduate certificate.


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Preparation for leadership positions

Take graduate certificate courses from industry-experienced leaders so you're prepared for a career in any industry, anywhere in the world. 


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Personalized attention from professors

Smaller classroom sizes mean you get one-on-one attention from expert faculty. 


Get started on your leadership strategies graduate certificate

Take the next step toward earning your leadership strategies graduate certificate at Davenport. 

Talk to a graduate admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at info@davenport.edu.

Apply now or request more information

Start or advance your leadership career. Request more information or begin your application now.

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
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