Academic Programs Catalog

The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

Department of Management

Graduate Study
Leadership and Managing Teams - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Managing Teams focuses on the universal themes of managers from any organization:  effective leadership and team management, negotiation, and organizational design and development. This online certificate is designed to meet the needs of working professionals from a wide variety of fields and backgrounds while focusing on a broad spectrum of skill sets including team design and dynamics, managing diversity, and creating an ethical organization.


Students must:

  1. have an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution.
  2. have a preferred undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0.
  3. have three or more years of full-time managerial experience in the private or public sector.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Managing Teams

1. Complete the following courses (3 credits):
MGT 802 Strategic Analysis 1
MGT 824 Developing Managerial Skills 2
2. Complete three of the following courses (6 credits):
MGT 814 Managing Diversity in the Workplace 2
MGT 840 Leadership and Team Management 2
MGT 863 Negotiations and Conflict Resolution 2
MGT 881 Creating an Ethical Organization 2
3. Students are expected to maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 in all courses in the certificate and a 2.0 grade in each course in order for the course to count towards the program.