Certificate in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy
One of the most versatile certificates ever offered at the University of Southern Maine. The Creative Leadership and Global Strategy Certificate is a new undergraduate certificate geared toward the student or community member interested in focusing on dynamic leadership skills. Select courses from the Leadership and Organizational Studies program blend deliberate creativity with organizational leadership in multi-cultural, multi-national environments. The Creative Leadership and Global Strategy Certificate will help you meet the challenges of our dramatically changing global workplace.
This program may be completed face-to-face, fully online, or in a combinaton of the two. For more information about the fully online option, contact Ashley Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about our other options, contact Janet Etzel at email@example.com. Apply now using this form.
Please note certificates may be pursued by either matriculated or non-matriculated students (students not pursuing a specific degree program).
It is writing intensive and consists of 13-16 required credit hours. (LOS 330 is 4 credits; LOS 470 is 6 credits.)
The following courses are required:
LOS 300 Organizational Theory (either online, or face-to-face)
LOS 330 Leadership in Different Cultures (usually online)
or LOS 470 Leadership Study Abroad (blended)
LOS 350 Leadership (either online, or face-to-face)
LOS 399 Deliberate Creativity and Innovation (blended)
[A minimum grade of C in each course is required to earn the certificate. If a student completes the certificate and switches to the LOS major, a B- or better must be earned in both LOS 300 & 350]
We recommend that students start their Leadership Studies coursework with LOS300: Organizational Theory. Students should work with their advisors to organize the scheduling of the rest of their coursework.