This certificate is designed for non-leadership emphasis business majors to study intermediate-level leadership topics. Building on the basic leadership concepts introduced in MGMT 335, this certificate will provide students with an in-depth coverage of the factors that influence leadership effectiveness. This certificate is designed to assist non-leadership majors in the development of their leadership skills that will enhance their ability to motivate, lead, and manage a diverse population of employees.
Admission to the certificate program is competitive based on GPA and is consistent with the limited admission standards for the management major. To earn the certificate, students must have a grade of C or above for each required course. All certificate courses must be completed within four academic years. Only courses taken at NIU may be applied toward the certificate.
Interested students should apply no later than the beginning of the second semester of their junior year. Applications are available in the Department of Management.