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Human Capital Leadership, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The graduate certificate in Human Capital Leadership at American Public University System examines the processes, strategies, and practices used by companies and managers to effectively and efficiently leverage their human capital.

About

The graduate certificate in Human Capital Leadership at American Public University System teaches you to evaluate critical information in order to make complex decisions and to implement new initiatives in a changing work environment. This online certificate is intended for graduate students who wish to further their knowledge in human capital leadership without committing to a degree program.

Program Objectives

In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:

  • Evaluate human resource policies and practices that impact the hiring, development and retention of human capital within an organization.
  • Create a shared vision and departmental objectives to empower direct reports and encourage collaboration among units to support the mission of the organization.
  • Design a case study that addresses how an organization should respond to a crisis.
  • Summarize the role of a leader in ensuring that direct reports have the opportunity to work in an ethical, safe and transparent environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Strategic Human Resource Management Practices
  • Workforce Planning
  • Organizational Crisis Management
  • Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Ethics in Leadership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    18 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • All APU graduate programs require you to have earned a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • If you have a non-U.S. transcript, please view our International Admissions page for more information.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    350 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 350 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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