Professional Development

21st Century Leadership-Strengthen your Management Skills with a Certificate in Organization Development and Leadership

Effective leadership can improve every organization. Successful leaders are able to exude a positive attitude and create efficient results even during change. USF Continuing Education's Organization Development and Leadership program offers skills needed to become a great leader. Choose from courses designed to help you strengthen all facets of your management abilities and lead change to achieve positive results within your team and throughout your entire organization. Course topics include building high-performance teams, building a culture of trust, promoting your ideas to influence decision makers and more.

Course Structure
You may enroll in individual courses or complete the entire certificate sequence to earn a resume-enhancing credential. Convenient courses are offered nights, weekends and weekdays to accommodate working professionals.  These courses are on an open enrollment basis with no application required!

Who Should Attend?

What You Will Learn
Participants will learn how to build a better team, improve management skills and use effective leadership skills to strengthen their organization.

To earn the Organization Development and Leadership Certificate you must complete five courses and the independent study. To successfully complete the program, participants must meet the attendance requirement. Students have up to two years to complete the required courses.


What You Will Earn
For each course you will earn continuing education contact hours/CEUs and you will receive a letter of completion, which may apply for professional development credit. Upon successfully completing this program, you will receive a certificate from USF Continuing Education.

Cost of Attendance
$425 per course

USF Alumni, USF Faculty & Staff, USF Faculty & Staff Family Members and USF Students are eligible to receive 10 percent discount on Continuing Education courses. How to Receive the Discount.

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Upcoming Sessions by Start Date
Course Name Start Date Total Hours Class 1 Class 2
Project Management for Leaders, the 5 Keys to Project Success January 30, 2018 2, 3 hour sessions Tues., Jan. 30 Wed., Jan. 31
Creating an Engaged Workforce January 22, 2018 2, 3 hour sessions Mon., Jan. 22 Wed., Jan. 24
Building a Culture of Trust February 12, 2018 2, 3 hour sessions Mon., Feb. 12 Mon., Feb. 19
Promoting Your Ideas in Order to Influence Decision Makers March 24, 2018 1, 6 hour session Sat., Mar. 24 xxxxxxxxxxx
Building High-Performing Teams April 9, 2018 2, 3 hour sessions Mon., April 9 Mon, April 16
Leading with Emotional Intelligence May 14, 2018 2, 3 hour sessions Mon., May 14 Wed., May 16

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