Certificate in Leadership

The Certificate in Leadership is offered by the University of Guelph through the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. This certificate program allows undergraduate students to complete both their degree program and the certificate concurrently. As well, the certificate is available to students in the Open Learning program.

The program focuses on new leadership models and practical applications in a variety of organizational settings. 2.50 credits are required in addition to 120 hours of leadership practice. Students will develop an historical and theoretical understanding of leadership with particular emphasis on contemporary theories, models and research.

For more information, please visit the Open Learning and Educational Support website.

Required Courses
HROB*2010Foundations of Leadership0.50
HROB*4010Leadership Certificate Capstone0.50
Ethics Course Requirements
Select 0.50 credits of the following:
PHIL*2600Business and Professional Ethics0.50
POLS*3440Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics0.50
Select 1.00 credits of the following:
EDRD*3140Organizational Communication0.50
EDRD*3160International Communication0.50
EDRD*4120Leadership Development in Small Organizations0.50
HROB*2090Individuals and Groups in Organizations0.50
HROB*2290Human Resources Management0.50
MGMT*2150Introduction to Canadian Business Management 10.50
PHIL*2100Critical Thinking0.50
POLS*2250Public Administration and Governance0.50

B.Comm students may not take this course for credit in their degree program.

Note: Students enrolled in the Leadership and Organizational Management major are not eligible for this certificate.