Leadership Studies

Certificate of Graduate Study in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy

This unique post-baccalaureate certificate draws professionals interested in improving their understanding of the societal, cultural, historical, and philosophical aspects of creative leadership from a global perspective. It provides a solid, advanced level grounding in leadership theory, the research and practice of deliberate creativity and innovation, and working effectively in multi-cultural and multi-national environments.

Students who earn this certificate will...

  • Increase their knowledge of Theories of Leadership & Leadership Contexts.
  • Assume an orientation which encourages Self-awareness as a Leader, Sensitivity to Diversity Issues, Global Awareness, and Reflective Professional Practice.
  • Develop skills in Creativity & Innovation, Thinking Critically, Building Relationships, and Motivating Individuals, Groups, & Organizations.

The Certificate of Graduate Study in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy is available both fully online and in a blended (partially online, partially face-to-face) format.  For more information, contact Jim Bradley at 207-753-6618 or jbradley@usm.maine.edu.

For a list of all graduate MLS courses and a rotation schedule, please click here.

LOS 500 - Foundations of Leadership Studies I

LOS 512 - Deliberate Creativity and Innovation 

LOS 550 - Cultural Contexts 

LOS 670 - Leadership Study Abroad 

*To view course descriptions, please visit our most recent catalog page.

Although there is no required course sequence, we recommend that students take LOS 500 - Foundations of Leadership Studies I first.