As organizations compete to stay relevant and meet market demands, the need for consultants who have business acumen and can support an organization in strategic planning, goal-setting, reputational repair and recovery, or organizational redesign is key for future success. Professionals will learn the foundations of consulting, from drafting a consulting contract and developing the scope of a project through setting timelines, budgets, deliverables and developing stakeholder buy-in. Students will also become proficient in creating organizational metrics to ensure organizations have a clear roadmap to success. The interdisciplinary approach to this certificate also allows students the ability to self-select other key areas of interest specific to their industry, role, and/or professional goals.
- Develop a performance management system and relatable metrics to inform decision making for organizational growth and development
- Communicate critical elements of an implementation strategy in an effective manner to ensure organizational buy-in at all levels
- Analyze and implement critical strategic management consulting models and frameworks to assist various organizations in executing strategic solutions
Curriculum: 12 credits
- Continuing & Professional Studies, Accelerated Program
Course List Code Title Credits Required LDSP 625 Organizational Consulting I 3 LDSP 610 Organizational Performance Met 3 Select One LDSP 510 Team Dynamics and Collaboratio 3 LDSP 515 Org. Innovation, Creat & Chnge 3 LDSP 520 Strat. Ldrshp in a VUCA World 3 Electives (Select One) LDSP 620 Global Leadership 3 IMBA 625 Comm,negotiatn, Creatv Economy 3 LDSP 640 Conflict & Negotiation in Orgs 3 LDSP 580 HR & Employee Development 3 LDSP 590 Organizational Awareness 3 IMBA 604 Business Model Innovation 3