Business Leadership

  • Certificate

Program Details

Leadership roles in today’s business world are complex.

Whether you are an aspiring manager, director or founding CEO, a business leadership certificate from University of Jamestown Accelerated will advance your leadership skills and prepare you to address any issues you may face in the workplace. You’ll also build skills to develop a strategic vision, attract a culture of innovation, evaluate your relationship with human resource management, and examine international business practices.

What You’ll Gain

  • Certificate in business leadership
  • Mentorship and new connections with a cohort of skilled business professionals
  • Project work that can immediately be applied to your own career
  • 12 master’s degree credits that count toward a Master of Arts in Leadership at the University of Jamestown or can be transferred to another institution

Why UJ Accelerated?

  • UJA is the online division of University of Jamestown—a private, liberal arts University that’s helped students succeed since 1883.
  • You’ll have virtual opportunities to meet as a group for lectures and office hours.
  • Courses are available online 24/7, which means you can attend live or watch the replay.

Accelerated Learning

We offer 8-week, year-round courses.


Increase Anually

The rate of employment continues to rise in all business sectors, making a business certificate a valuable investment!

Military-Friendly School

Your service may mean you’ve already earned college credits. We’ll work with you to maximize prior learning.

How the Certificate is Structured

We’re here to help you reach your career goals—whether you want to get your certificate and go or stack your credits towards a degree later down the road. Here’s how it works:

Take Your Courses

Choose any one of the courses or take all four to complete the UJ Accelerated certificate.

Receive Career Support Services

We will help you develop your resume, cover letter and hone your interview skills to prepare you for your next move. You’ll receive the same career support services as our in-person students—just available virtually.

Apply Your UJ Accelerated Certificate Toward a Degree

You can choose to apply your certificate as 12 credits toward a master’s degree at the University of Jamestown, as transfer credits to your school of choice, or as continuing education credits. Transfer of the credit will depend on the policies of your chosen institution or professional organization, but we can help.

Required Coursework

Course Title Credits

LDRS 500

Foundations of Leadership


LDRS 506

Leadership: Strategy, Innovation and Imagination


LDRS 601

Advanced Strategic and Human Resources Management


LDRS 602

International Business


Total Semester Credits Required: 12

Meet Your Faculty

Our faculty offer the same experience to both online and in-person students. That means you’ll get support, both in and outside of the classroom—all to help you achieve your career goals.

Michael Brizek

  • Director of Online Business Programs
  • Professor of Business Administration

Financial Aid Available

We believe every student, regardless of their financial situation, should have access to a UJ Accelerated education.