2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Creative Leadership Certificate

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Associate Dean: 

Ryan O. Williams, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Professor of Practice
College of Professional Studies, rywillia@syr.edu

Program Director:

Susan Conklin, Professor of Practice
College of Professional Studies, smconkli@syr.edu
Program Questions, contact the College of Professional Studies at 315-443-9378, or email parttime@syr.edu

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The Creative Leadership certificate incorporates theory and practice in global, strategic, organizational, and creative leadership, as well coaching, the new essential skill for leaders.  This 15-credit hour certificate is designed for students who have earned at least 60 college credits. Students who desire a bachelor’s degree can complete this intermediate certificate along the way.


30 college credits.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain the importance of professional relationships and networking

2. Identify possible causes for conflict in professional situations and propose creative scenarios

3. Apply knowledge gained to systematically problem solve

4. Develop tasks and work processes for desired organizational outcomes and have the ability to work face-to-face or virtually


15 credits in upper division major/concentration courses as indicated:

Total Credits: 15


The certificate is administered by the College of Professional Studies. Each student should consult with their Academic Advisor to ensure certificate completion.

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