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Graduate Certificate in
Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management


The Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management comprises four courses totaling 12 credits. 

Course List — Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management 

Required Courses (12 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Project Management for Professionals ENGR 405* Covers the essential concepts and skills needed to make effective contributions on projects, on time and within budget. 3 credits
Engineering Leadership for Corporate Innovation ENGR 501 Traditional and contemporary leadership theory is analyzed to determine effective strategies for leading projects and innovation within an engineering context. 3 credits
Engineering Across Cultures and Nations ENGR 802 Explores cultural differences and impact on business practices and team dynamics working on virtual project teams with global partner universities. 3 credits
Engineering Product Innovation ENGR 804 Develop competencies for leading new product/process development or participating in corporate spinouts using entrepreneurial skills within a corporation. 3 credits

*Related courses may be substituted for ENGR 405 per an approved list of courses by the Engineering Leadership Development Office at [email protected]

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