Postgraduate Certificate On Campus Online

Leading People and Organizations

Northeastern University

8 months
19700 USD/full
19700 USD/full
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Our Graduate Certificate in Leading People and Organizations program at Northeastern University builds your suite of workforce management skills for today’s fast-moving and global business world. You can complete your certificate in four or five courses, depending on the format you choose.

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Change is a given in today’s dynamic business environment, and organizations need professionals who can build, lead, and motivate teams through times of transformation.

By earning your Graduate Certificate in Leading People and Organizations at Northeastern University, you’ll develop your skills for leading teams and creating a high-performance workplace culture—focusing on up-to-the-minute best practices for managing a diverse and distributed workforce. Your courses will advance your ability to bring out the best in your people and create a competitive edge for your organization—and allow you to take a deeper dive into relevant topics such as innovation, workforce analytics, and negotiation.

Unique Features

  • Learn strategic skills for managing teams effectively and achieving organizational goals, deepening your relationships with clients, suppliers, and stakeholders.
  • Tailor your learning by choosing electives that align with your career path, exploring topics such as innovation or negotiation in greater depth.
  • Deepen your learning with experience—through applied projects and real-world case studies.
  • Access career guidance from expert counselors at Northeastern’s office of Employer Engagement and Career Design.
  • Connect with the vibrant Northeastern learning community and grow your professional network.
  • Build toward a future master’s degree at Northeastern by earning credits you can apply toward an eligible program.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Managing Professionals and High Performance Teams
  • Creating an Innovative Organization
  • Leadership
  • A Management Perspective of Human Resource Management
  • Leadership for Environmental Sustainability
  • Health Organization Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

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30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application form 
  • Application fee 
  • A U.S. bachelor's degree or international equivalent
  • A GPA of at least 3.0
  • Personal statement
  • Current resumé
  • One professional letter of recommendation
  • Academic transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19700 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19700 USD for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    19700 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19700 USD for the full programme during 8 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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