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Contact: Dr. Rebecca Badawy, Ph.D.

The Certificate in Leadership provides YSU students with a broad understanding of leadership as a phenomenon and its impact on the organizational behavior of individuals and firm performance. The following courses are required:

MGT 3725Fundamentals of Management3
MGT 4801Leadership in Business and Society3
MGT 3715Employee Relations and Workplace Ethics3
MGT 3755Managing Workplace Diversity3

Students interested in declaring a certificate in Leadership need to complete an Intra University Request form with their Academic Advisor. Students must meet all course prerequisites to enroll in WCBA courses, including a minimum 2.5 overall GPA for upper level business courses. WCBA courses must be completed with the grade of a "C" or higher and cannot be taken credit/no credit.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identification and knowledge of leadership and management (how they are similar and different, and importance of both)
  • Understand the impact of leadership styles on organizational performance
  • Understand how leadership and diversity influence organizational effectiveness 
  • Understand and apply social influence principles