Complete a Penn State 12-credit certificate during the Fall & Spring semesters of one academic year.
Increase your leadership and management skills while gaining skills that are characteristic of effective leaders.
Gain specialized knowledge on workplace and employment issues from both the employee's and employer's perspective.
Build your resume to advance your career.
An education that fits your life:
Learn in an interactive classroom with a Penn State instructor and other adult learners. Accelerated evening courses meet once a week for seven weeks in a video conference classroom with online learning components. As a participant at either the host or receiving location, you are able to communicate with the instructor and interact with other students at the campuses.
LER 100 (3 credits) - Employment Relations - Spring 2014
Thursdays, January 16 - February 27, 2014, 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Introductory analysis of the employment relationship and the inter-related interests of management, workers, unions, and the public.
LER 435 (3 credits) - Labor Relations in the Public Sector - Spring 2014
Thursdays, March 20 - May 1, 2014, 7:45 pm - 10:15 pm
Analysis of labor relations problems in different areas of public employment. Prerequisite: 3 credits in Labor and Employment Relations.
OLEAD 100 (3 credits) - Introduction to Leadership - Fall 2014
Thursdays, August 25 - October 11, 2014, 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This course introduces key leadership concepts and practices based on current theory and research.
OLEAD 465 (3 credits) - Collective Decision Making - Fall 2014
Thursdays, August 25 - October 11, 2014, 7:45 pm - 10:15 pm
Application of theories of decision making to work-related issues in groups and organizations requiring collective resolution action.
To learn more about this certificate, e-mail Solange Israel-Mintz (BK-AdultStudent@psu.edu), our Adult Student Enrollment Coordinator, or call 610-396-6222.
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