Intercultural Leadership


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Program description

Strong intercultural communication and leadership skills are vital for organizations to meet the challenges of an ever-changing economic landscape. Intercultural communication and leadership skills are required to ensure success in every for-profit, non-profit, co-operative, small, medium, and large organization.

This Ontario College Graduate Certificate will prepare you with the skills to be an effective leader and follower in any situation, complementing your current educational credentials for further career success. Students will develop the skills to lead, manage and communicate within diverse organizations. Learning will be supported through active learning methods including problem solving, case studies, speakers' forums, group work and individual reflections to develop a repertoire of skills to build intercultural competence and leadership.

This program is one of a kind and is not offered at any other Ontario college. Graduates will gain specialized career expertise, knowledge, and skills, as well as practical experience that will enable them to start or further their career in organizational leadership roles. As a graduate of this program, you will gain and enhance your skills and employability to support your long-term goals for career advancement.

Program details

Code: 1561
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: September
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

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