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Organizational Leadership, Advanced

20-196-2 Certificate (C) 18 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Take your leadership skills to the next level with this certificate. Find out what it takes to manage people in today’s organizations. In this program you’ll learn how to control costs, develop budgets and train employees. You’ll also develop the writing skills you need to communicate effectively in a manager role.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    General Studies (6 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Written Communication
    10-801-195
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10801195
    • Credits: 3.00

    Develops writing skills which include prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. A variety of writing assignments are designed to help the learner analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas, and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Also develops critical reading and thinking skills through the analysis of a variety of written documents.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Math w Business Apps
    10-804-123
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10804123
    • Credits: 3.00

    This course integrates algebraic concepts, proportions, percents, simple interest, compound interest, annuities, and basic statistics with business/consumer scenarios. It also applies math concepts to the purchasing/buying and selling processes.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • Accuplacer Arithmetic 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Math 16+ OR Arithmetic Level 1 Coursework

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

    Technical Studies (12 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • Cost Controls and Budgeting
    10-196-110
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10196110
    • Credits: 3.00

    Examines how financial information is interpreted and applied by supervisors/managers in planning and controlling business activities. This managerial accounting course emphasizes the budgeting process.

  • Employee Training and Development
    10-196-139
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10196139
    • Credits: 3.00

    Identifies training and development skills through practice and skill-building activities. This course focuses on the role of training in the development of facilitation skills, using recognized training methods, and evaluating learning and training processes.

    Select a total of 6 credits from these options
  • Entrepreneurship, Introduction to
    10-145-104
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10145104
    • Credits: 3.00
    Provides students with opportunities to investigate, understand and apply the process of choosing entrepreneurship as a career path. Explores the entrepreneurial experience by focusing on an awareness of entrepreneurship, opportunity recognition, business concept development and preliminary feasibility testing. Students gain the knowledge, skills, concepts and strategies relevant for start-up and early-stage entrepreneurs. The practical hands-on approach encourages students to immerse themselves in the entrepreneurial experience.
  • Introduction to Six Sigma
    10-623-194
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10623194
    • Credits: 3.00
    Explores the basic concepts needed to implement a Six Sigma approach in an organization. Major course topics include Six Sigma definition; impact of quality on cost, project selection, and definition; and process performance measures and Six Sigma roles.
  • Lean Tools
    10-623-195
    2Credit
    36
    72
    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10623195
    • Credits: 2.00
    Introduces useful tools to use when implementing Lean in your organization. Major course topics include team building, lean tools and project management.
  • Problem Solving
    10-196-131
    2Credit
    36
    72
    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10196131
    • Credits: 2.00
    Presents basic problem-solving techniques. Emphasizes the importance of identifying the real problem, identifying the causes, looking at alternative solutions, arriving at a solution and following up to ensure implementation.
  • Safety, Principles of
    10-196-121
    2Credit
    36
    72
    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 72
    • Course Number: 10196121
    • Credits: 2.00
    Explains the supervisor's role in developing and implementing safety procedures and accident prevention programs in all types of work environments. It includes ergonomics, office safety, health care costs and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
  • Management Development Field Study
    10-196-171
    1Credit
    18
    36
    • Instructional Hours: 18
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10196171
    • Credits: 1.00
    Provides an opportunity for students to participate in an in-depth study/work experience specific to the Management Development program. All projects, study topics and work experience will be approved and evaluated by the course instructor.
  • Business, Introduction to
    10-102-112
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10102112
    • Credits: 3.00
    Provides an overview of the variety of activities in the world of business. It focuses on the responsibilities connected with operating a business from both organizational and managerial viewpoints. It also examines the role of government in business.
  • Employee and Labor Relations
    10-116-105
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10116105
    • Credits: 3.00
    Explores employee relations efforts in both unionized and non-union organizations.
  • Marketing 1, Principles of
    10-104-151
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10104151
    • Credits: 3.00

    Introduces students to the marketing function and process. Techniques for analyzing the marketing environment and understanding customers' needs and wants are explored. Students apply marketing principles to select target markets, develop positioning and create marketing programs to serve markets. Topics include product management and development, pricing, distribution and promotion strategies.

  • Contemporary Business Issues
    10-196-108
    3Credit
    54
    108
    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10196108
    • Credits: 3.00
    Provides the skills and tools necessary to enhance professional success related to contemporary business issues and challenges of a manager/supervisor. Learners will demonstrate the application of professionalism, business communication and ethics, conceptual skills, critical thinking skills and contemporary workplace issues.
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