The 15-credit hour post-baccalaureate State Government Leadership Excellence Certificate provides an educational opportunity for in-depth study and acquisition of key competencies required for effective leadership in a variety of organizations. Distance learning technologies and intensive face-to-face seminar/courses will be used to minimize time away from work.
The State Government Leadership Excellence Certificate is designed to provide interdisciplinary leadership and management skills to selected state government managers. The program focuses on a series of graduate level courses that will be delivered by faculty from the University of South Dakota. The courses will be delivered face-to-face and online and will meet a series of desired competencies for state government managers, as outlined by the Bureau of Human Resources.
The five-course sequence is structured to support leadership development in key areas of the Governor's Leadership Competency Model (People, Taking Care of Business, Customer Care, and Allocating Resources).
For questions about the State Government Leadership Excellence Certificate, please contact USD Online and Distance Education at 605-658-6200 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.