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About This Micro-Credential

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Teaches elements of leadership and leading change, including essentials of leading people, leading change initiatives, negotiation and conflict management, and project management. For people in or seeking management positions.

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Skills You Will Gain


Project Leadership

Strategic Leadership

Innovation Leadership

Business Leadership

Learning Outcomes

  • Effectively manage systems, processes, and relationships with coworkers, managers, subordinates, clients and customers.
  • Use tools and strategies to make decisions that reflect best available evidence regarding motivating and influencing others.
  • Analyze and apply processes of individual and organizational change, both in real life and in real organizations.
  • Describe and apply the best use of a variety of negotiation tactics.
  • Analyze and manage the behavior of individuals in situations where interests are in conflict.
  • Learn qualitative and quantitative approaches to structuring projects in multi-functional organizational settings.

Required Courses

  • MGT 605 - Managing in Organizations
  • MGT 620 - Leading in a Dynamic World
  • MGT 621 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
  • MGT 622 - Essentials of Project Management

Each course is five weeks long and fully online


Dr. Sandra Spataro
Leading People and Change, First semester offered: Fall 2021


Northern Kentucky University
Local: +1 (859) 572-5825