Graduate Certificate in Leading Teams & Projects

Focusing on effective leadership of workplace groups and project teams, this program emphasizes building a strong culture and strategies to coordinate, motivate, and coach teams to success.

The Princeton Review: Best Business Schools, 2022The Graduate Certificate in Leading Teams & Projects is a hands-on program that covers the foundational skills needed to lead groups that analyze and develop solutions to workplace challenges. The coursework emphasizes both the internal mechanisms of project teams and external relations with the client. The skills you gain from this program are highly transferable and will help you succeed in any business field. The program’s project management course can be credited toward Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) certifications.

This certificate program is designed to be completed part-time in one or two semesters on campus. You can continue to build on your management knowledge by stacking the Graduate Certificate in Leading Teams & Projects with our Graduate Certificates in Managerial Skills or Managing Talent. If you apply to the Master of Management and Organizational Leadership (MMOL) degree program or another graduate business degree program, you may be able to apply the courses in this certificate program to reduce the time it will take to complete your master’s degree.

Courses are taught by leading faculty at the Sawyer Business School, which is ranked among the best in the world.

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Admission & Costs

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: August 15, then rolling
  • Spring Semester: January 4, then rolling

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Application Materials

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who attend a graduate admission event)
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Goal statement (essay)

Graduate Certificate in Leading Teams & Projects

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Financial Assistance Information

Federal student loan aid may be available for this program--see Federal Student Aid for details and use Suffolk's code: 002218. Suffolk University also offers several options to help you finance your graduate studies. Learn about the discounts that may be available to you.

Visit Student Financial Services to view graduate loan and financing options.

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