Developing New Managers: Online Certificate Program

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This program is a great fit for:

Individuals wishing to grow their career

New leaders or managers

Employees who wish to upskill

Unlock your potential as a leader with this comprehensive online program. Whether you're a new manager seeking to refine your abilities or an aspiring leader ready to take the next step, this course is designed to empower you with the knowledge and skills required to thrive in the dynamic world of management.

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Course length

72 hours

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Weekly time commitment

4 hours

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Designed to emulate the dynamic nature of real-world leadership, this program focuses on four fundamental competencies that every leader must master: Self-Awareness, Learning Agility, Influence, and Communication. You’ll gain a profound understanding of your personal preferences, strengths, and weaknesses, enabling you to develop a self-aware view that serves as a solid foundation for effective leadership.

Effective communication is at the heart of successful leadership, and this program hones your communication skills, ensuring that your messages are not only understood but also inspire action. You'll learn to recognize various influencing styles and how to apply the right one at the right time, thus making your leadership approach more versatile and impactful.

Moreover, our 'Boost for New Leaders' module provides invaluable insights, guiding new managers to attain immediate success in their roles. This course is not just about theoretical knowledge; it's about real-world practice and application. You'll explore research-based tactics and receive actionable advice, all delivered within a flexible online format.

If you are a new manager seeking to refine your abilities or an aspiring leader ready to step into a leadership role, this program is your gateway to becoming an effective and engaging leader. Join us today and take the first step toward a successful leadership career.

Why Choose Siena Heights University?

Siena Heights University’s Workforce Development certificate programs were built to meet the needs of modern-day students. You can start learning as soon as today and be on the path to a fulfilling new career in just a few weeks or months.

Online and self-paced coursework

Affordable tuition

Fulfilling, flexible job opportunities

Industry-leading credentials

Clinicals included (if necessary)

Certificates matched to industry demands

About 1.1 million management jobs open in America each year, and employment growth means there is almost always a demand for qualified leaders to step into new roles.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Is this Developing New Managers Certificate Program right for me? 

  • Are you an aspiring leader looking to enhance your leadership skills?  
  • Are you a new manager seeking to excel in your management role?  
  • Are you interested in developing self-awareness and understanding your leadership style?  
  • Do you want to improve your ability to adapt to new situations and learn from experiences?  
  • Are you eager to enhance your communication skills to become a more effective communicator?  
  • Do you wish to gain insights into various influencing styles and when to apply them?  
  • Are you looking for practical, real-world advice and examples to boost your success as a manager? 

Career Paths

Team Leader
Department Manager
Project Manager
Assistant Manager
Operations Manager
Sales Manager
Customer Service Manager