Corporate Board Leadership, Advanced Certificate
This nine-credit Advanced Certificate in Corporate Board Leadership will introduce students to the nuances of the operations of serving on a board of directors. It was designed to help executives, aspiring to reach the next level of leadership, achieve their goals and aspirations within the corporate structure. This certificate is one of the opportunities offered through the Empire State College's Women's Corporate Leadership Academy.
Program Delivery and Tuition Rate
This certificate is delivered through online courses and is billed at the MBA rate.
Students may begin this 12-credit certificate in the fall, spring or summer terms. The first course covers how corporate boards work and the competencies needed to serve on a corporate board. An alternative first course will allow students who want to emphasize a nonprofit board leadership, the option of understanding how nonprofit boards operate. The second course in the advanced certificate covers topics on how to create a personal brand strategy to overcome the barriers to serving on a board of directors; and the third course covers topics on how to increase diversity of the board of directors through organizational development and change.
The required courses are listed in the table below.
|Choose MGMT 6001 or MGMT 6002||3|
|Dynamics of Corporate Board Engagement|
|Dynamics of Nonprofit Board Engagement|
|MGMT 6003||Pathway for Corporate Board Leadership- Personal Branding||3|
|MGMT 6009||Creating a Diverse Corporate Board||3|