Certificate in Strategic Communication and Cross Cultural Leadership

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication and Cross Cultural Leadership can be completed alone or as part of the Masters of Science degree in Communication Management. Completion of the Graduate Certificate enables interested students to be accepted into the MS program without completing GREs.



5001: Communicating Organizational Leadership

This course provides a foundation in the three major communications: organizational, managerial, and leadership.  This reflective learning experience enables students to recognize and refine their own leadership abilities and applications.


5002: Leadership in Crisis and Conflict Management

Crisis and conflict can spark creativity and galvanize a team — or it can be a destructive force that disables leaders from navigating the crisis. This course addresses cutting-edge scholarship about best practices for leaders who surface the “real issues” that need to be faced and resolved.



5003: Leading Diverse Teams

The engine of the modern organization is team process and leading diverse teams requires highly complex communication strategies.  This course builds upon knowledge of effective team processes and structures to include leading diverse teams in face-to-face and geographically dispersed situations.


5004: Cross-cultural Leadership

Leading and communicating across cultures is beneficial and challenging. This course focuses on theories and practices of effectively leading people from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.


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