Master’s Certificate

Organizational Leadership (MCert.)

The Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership prepares you for the challenges of leading larger, more complex teams. You will learn how to be effective at communicating vision and values, while inspiring others to embrace that vision. Graduates enhance their strategic planning abilities, and can play a larger role in shaping the culture of their organization.

Graduates of this certificate program will be skilled in:

  • Policy and strategy
  • Leadership theory in practice
  • Conflict management
  • Communication skills
  • Process and system design
  • Managing leadership issues
  • Coaching
  • Stress management 

A master's certificate is suitable for working professionals due to its concise three-course structure. This allows professionals to continue succeeding in their careers while pursuing valuable education.

The Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership is offered through the Kenneth Levene Graduate School of Business. Consistently, over 90 per cent of Levene graduates report that they would recommend their program to a friend.

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Program: Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership
Length: 1 year
Offered Through: University of Regina
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Why Study Organizational Leadership at the University of Regina?

The focus on leadership, rather than general business, is an important feature of this program. Students choose this certificate because the demand for leadership in business environments will always be present.

Organizational Leadership Frequently Asked Questions

What are the admissions requirements for a business master’s certificate?

Applicants must meet the entrance requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Normally, they must hold a four-year undergraduate degree with a minimum average of 70 per cent. They are required to have at least two years of full-time relevant working experience.

For more information about admission requirements, refer to the graduate calendar.
What are some of the courses that Leadership students take?

GBUS 870 Leadership: Theory and Practice

This course covers key leadership/management skills such as clarifying personal vision, coaching, goal setting, conflict management, stress management, emotional intelligence crisis management, process and system design and communication skills. Major competency models of leadership and management are covered to familiarize students with the research and practice of leadership development.

GBUS 874 Cases in Leadership

This course examines leadership issues in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. A major project for the course will involve researching and writing an original case study that examines leadership issues within a real organization.

GBUS 817 Managing People in Organizations

This course is designed to develop students’ management skills through an exploration of the theory and practice involved in managing people. The emphasis is on understanding individual, team, and organizational factors and the processes through which they influence behaviour and performance, with a view to improving managerial effectiveness.

GBUS 873 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

This course will introduce students to the theory and practice of negotiation and conflict resolution, including alternative dispute resolution.

What Can You Do With a Certificate in Organizational Leadership?

Upon successfully completing your Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership, you will be ready for the next step of your career. Graduates’ career options include mid-level and senior-level leadership positions in all sectors.

The jobs our graduates go on to include:
  • Project Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Executive Director
  • Management Consultant
  • Organizational Manager
  • Entrepreneur/small business owner
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