Organizational Leadership and Development
You’re a dedicated employee with a wealth of knowledge and you want to go further, but you’re not sure if you have the leadership skills to do it. Understanding organizational development and strengthening your leadership skills could make the difference in your career goals and potential.
The eRasmussen Organizational Leadership and Development Professional Certificate can help you be a more effective team leader and help foster organizational progress. 1
Be the Leader Your Team Needs
If you want to assume more leadership and managerial responsibilities in your career, the Organizational Leadership and Development Professional Certificate may be perfect for you. In these two courses, you will learn more about how your role as a leader contributes to team and overall organizational success.
After you complete your Professional Certificate, you can feel more confident in your abilities to examine and improve your workplace.
Understand your organization's development process in order to create high-performing teams and promote individual excellence that work together for your organization's overall success.
Upskill Your Career
Leadership skills are in demand. According to Burning Glass, an analytics software that provides real-time data, job postings looking for leadership skills grew over 44%, which is must faster than average, from 2014–2018. 6
Build Your Resume
It’s more than just being a good leader, which is why we also focus on organizational development. Organizational development skills have grown in demand over 43% from 2014–2018. 6
Leadership and Teams
- Uses an applied learning approach to leadership, team-building, collaboration and conflict resolution
- Understand and apply these focuses to real-world workplace settings
- Develop structures, processes and strategies to create and maintain effective teams
- Explore the influences of gender, culture, individuality and telecommuting on team dynamics
- Examine qualitative approaches, quantitative approaches and process-based approaches to organizational development
- Learn through first-hand accounts of professionals involved in organizational change
- Critically examine the design, management and control of organizational development programs
Engaging content such as videos, infographics and interactive elements emphasize skill mastery, not just theory. Earning a Professional Certificate means quickly realizing the benefits of your new proficiencies with validated skill competencies to showcase on your resume.
Plus, all of the eRasmussen Professional Certificates are available to everyone with no costs or fees to help support our community of motivated learners during this time. 7
Career training that’s easy to manage
- No cost to you (for a limited time only) 7
- Cloud-based and available on your time
- Average completion time per course is just six to eight hours 2
- Easily digestible content units (45–90 minutes), including video, imagery and interactive elements that keep you engaged
- Our courses save your progress in real time, allowing you to pause your work and complete it later
$0 per course 7
When can I register?
Registration and enrollment are on demand and always available.
After enrolling, when will I receive additional program details?
After payment is processed, it may take a few minutes, but the course will become available on your dashboard. At this time, all coursework will be available to you.
Is financial aid available?
No, financial aid is not available for Professional Certificates. Some employers, however, reimburse students for professional development. Check with your human resources or professional development team to see whether you qualify.
What is the refund policy?
For a limited time, all of the eRasmussen Personal Certificates are available at no cost to you. 7
Who can enroll?
eRasmussen Professional Certificate courses are available to individuals seeking professional development in the United States except California, Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island.
How long will I have access to this online course?
You will have access to each course in which you’re registered for 90 days after the registration date.
How long does the program take to complete?
Individual courses are estimated to take about four to six hours to complete.
Are extensions granted if requested?
No. Sufficient time to complete coursework has been built into each course of the Professional Certificate. If a course is not finished and a learner wants to re-enroll to complete it, they will have to register for the course again and restart from the beginning.
What are the technical requirements to access online courses?
A fully functional PC or Mac® computer capable of running a Windows® virtual machine is required. ChromeBooks®, Android® devices, tablets and mobile phones are not recommended. An internet downstream connection speed of 2 Mbps or higher is strongly recommended.
The following web browsers are formally supported and tested:
With PCs running Windows OS:
- Microsoft Edge®
- Google Chrome®
With Mac computers running OS X:
- Google Chrome
Can course materials be downloaded to save for later use?
The materials used in this course—including video lessons, quizzes and tests—are copyrighted. They are intended for individual use by registered learner. Unauthorized or illegal use, or attempted unauthorized or illegal use, of these materials may result in a suspension and/or cancellation of the user’s account.
Do courses or Professional Certificates qualify as credits toward a degree?
No. These are non-credit, non-degree resources intended for professional development. Although courses apply toward Professional Certificates, neither the courses nor the Certificates transfer toward a degree.
Do courses or Professional Certificates qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEU)?
No. These are intended for individual professional development, but do not qualify for CEUs.
How many courses are there for the Organizational Leadership and Development Professional Certificate?
There are two courses for the Organizational Leadership and Development Professional Certificate.
Are there prerequisites for this Certificate?
No, there are no prerequisites for any courses toward Professional Certificates.
The content and professional certificates offered under eRasmussen are different from the academic programs offered by Rasmussen College. Professional certificates are intended for the purposes of professional development and training and are not intended to prepare individuals for entry-level employment. They are non-credit, non-accredited, non-licensed and are not intended to transfer to any institution of higher education.
Students must complete all work in the assessment within 90 days.
A refund totaling the amount paid for an individual course will be issued to any participant who requests cancellation within 7 calendar days of starting a course. No badge or certificate will be issued for courses where a participant requests a refund, even if the work was completed prior to the end of the 7-day trial timeframe. Payments are made via PayPal and refunds will be issued via PayPal.
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 10, 2019] www.bls.gov/ooh/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
- Source: Labor Insight Jobs (Burning Glass Technologies) [accessed December 18, 2019] https://www.burning-glass.com/products/labor-insight/. Employment conditions in your area may vary.
eRasmussen will extend access to its online non-credit courses at no cost through August 31, 2020. eRasmussen Professional Certificate courses are available to individuals seeking professional development in the United States except in California, New York, Rhode Island and Connecticut. No prior or future commitment is required. Professional Certificates are intended for the purposes of professional development and training and are not intended to prepare individuals for entry-level employment. They are non-credit, non-accredited, non-licensed and are not intended to transfer to any institution of higher education.