The study of management focuses on how organizations develop and use strategies to compete in national and global arenas within the increasingly complex and changing socio-cultural, political/legal, economic, and technological environment. Students in the Leadership & Management Certificate are encouraged to relate theoretical learning to practice and establish bridges between the classroom and the work environments. 

Why Great Bay?

The Leadership & Management Certificate program can be completed on a full or part-time basis. Courses within the certificate may be offered during the day, evening, and online.

Career Options

The Leadership & Management Certificate provides students with the framework needed for successful careers.

  • High-tech Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking and Finance
  • Health Care
  • Communications
  • Service Industries
  • Nonprofit Organizations

Job Title

Average Salary 

Executive Administrative Assistants


Financial Analysts


Logistics Manager


Management Analysts


The careers listed above may require additional education. For more information about the outlook and trends, please visit the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Related Degrees

Leadership & Management Certificate

Course IDCourseTheoryLabCredits
BUS110GIntroduction to Business303
BUS210GOrganizational Communications303
BUS224GHuman Resource Management303
BUS116GOrganizational Behavior303
BUS208GLeadership Theory and Practice303
BUS209GPrinciples of Global Business303
Total Credits21

Program Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Know the fundamentals of management theory and practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of leadership theories and practices.
  • Demonstrate written and oral proficiency in business communications.
  • Understand the foundations and importance of business ethics and social responsibility.
  • Be prepared to enter the workforce with entry-level management skills.
  • Understand the necessity for a commitment to lifelong learning to ensure employability.
  • Possess an understanding of cross-cultural and global issues and sensitivity to diversity and other cultures.
  • Demonstrate information literacy through research skills and the use of technology.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking, analysis, reasoning, questioning and quantitative skills.

21 Credits Required


Contact an Admissions Representative at (603) 427-7600 ex 7500 or gbadmissions@ccsnh.edu