Organizational Leadership and Supervision Certificate

Organizational Leadership and Supervision Certificate

The certificate in organizational leadership and supervision is designed to help you improve your skills. A certificate consists of nine courses (27 credit hours).

The certificate program is designed for:

  • full-time employees who wish to pursue their education on a part-time basis
  • employees who are in supervisory positions who also want additional skills
  • employees who want to move into supervisory roles

Courses taken while completing a certificate can be applied toward associate and bachelor's degrees in the same program.

All certificate-track students must apply to and meet admission requirements of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.

Courses

Phase I – Foundation – Complete all courses (18 credits)

  • (3) Written Communication Foundation Selective (*ENG-W 131) (satisfies Written Communication for core)
  • (3) OLS 25200 Human Behavior in Organizations (or TLI 11200 Foundations of Organizational Leadership)
  • (3) OLS 27400 Applied Leadership (or TLI 15200 Business Principles for Organizational Leadership)
  • (3) OLS 28400 Leadership Principles (or TLI 25300 Principles of Technology Strategy)
  • (3) OLS 38600 Leading Organizational Change and Innovation (or TLI 25400 Leading Change in Technology Organizations)
  • (3) OLS 38800 Leadership Through Teams (or TLI 21400 Introduction to Supply Chain Management Technology)

Phase II – Specialty Courses – Choose three (3) of the following classes (9 credits)

  • (3) OLS 33100 Occupational Safety and Health
  • (3) OLS 34500 Critical Thinking in Organizations or OLS 34600 Critical Thinking and Ethics
  • (3) OLS 37500 Training Methods
  • (3) OLS 37600 Human Resource Issues
  • (3) OLS 37800 Labor Management Relations
  • (3) OLS 44000 Leading with Integrity
  • (3) OLS 45000 Project Management for Organizational and Human Resource Development (or TLI 21300 Project Management)
  • (3) OLS 45600 Leadership in a Global Environment
  • (3) OLS 47700 Conflict Management