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Essential Skills for Leaders

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Program Description

This program is for those who want to explore and expand their leadership abilities. Personal leadership skills are a value at any level of an organization. Business leaders work in a variety of sectors and organizations, and need to be ethical and accountable in their decision making, influence others, empower and expand the capacity of individual employees to build more productive teams, cultivate change, and create a diverse culture.

Program Objectives

CCBC Credential: Students will be awarded a Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Program Delivery

This program is offered in an in-person classroom/laboratory format.

Financial Aid and Payment Options

Continuing Education Opportunity Grant
Partial Payment Option (through Nelnet Business Solutions)
Tuition Waiver for those who qualify
Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship (available late fall 2020)
Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
Local Office of Workforce Development

Length of Training

4 months

Program Requirements

High School Diploma or GED. Recommended 2-3 years of work experience.​

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Application Process

To apply, go to and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)



MGT 788

Ethics and Accountability


Materials provided



MGT 789

Fostering Diversity and Sensitivity in the Workplace


Materials provided



MGT 790

Emotional Intelligence


Materials provided



MGT 792

  Leading Multiple Generations


Materials provided



MGT 791

Strategic Communications 


Materials provided



MGT 626 Practical Project Management 12 Materials provided



Course Series Totals:





Additional Information

Skills for Success:

​Good planning and organizational skills; strong oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; strong problem solving skills; ability to build trust and relationships.​​

Career Opportunities:

​Students will be better prepared to effectively lead others in a variety of business settings. Careers in this field are available in a broad range of privately held companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

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Program Contact Information

Moire Riley | |443-840-1804 | Hunt Valley 106

Sarah Moore | | 443-840-1632  | Essex BESS 116

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