Leadership Studies

Certificate of Graduate Study in Creative Leadership and Global Strategy

This unique, 12 credit, 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 multinational environments.

Students who earn this certificate will...

  • Increase their knowledge of theories of leadership and 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 and Innovation, thinking critically, building relationships, and motivating individuals, groups, and 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. Blended courses are held on both our Lewiston and Portland campuses. Information on how to apply to the graduate certificate can be found here.

For more information, contact Graduate Admissions at (207) 780-4386 or email usmgrad@maine.edu.

 

Certificate Requires 12 credits

LOS 500 Foundations of Leadership Studies: Theory and Practice I 3 cr

LOS 512 Deliberate Creativity and Innovation 3 cr

LOS 550 Cultural Contexts 3 cr

LOS 571 International Leadership Association Annual Global Conference 3 cr OR LOS 670 Leadership Study Abroad 3 cr

Although there is no required course sequence, it is recommended that students first take LOS 500 Foundations of Leadership Studies: Theory and Practice I.