Business Leadership

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE || INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA - Agents of change know that opportunities for innovation frequently reside within the challenges that today’s businesses must confront. Learn to leverage your own unique personal leadership style to confidently and effectively lead from an earned position of strength.

This program is perfect for...

...professionals seeking to further develop effective leadership and management skills and individuals aspiring to ascend to new positions with increased responsibility and decision-making authority. You will learn tools to maximize your as well as your team’s efforts through critical self-evaluation, challenging case studies, and creative team-building exercises.

What you'll learn...

Methods to influence, manage and lead effectively.
Skills to make informed decisions and lead change throughout an organization.
Strategies/ Tools to accelerate your on-boarding time with a new organization.
Ways to understand ‘the other’s’ point-of-view and create leverage to maximize value of outcomes.
Marketing communication tools and techniques that can be used to build both a competitive advantage and boost brand equity.
Strategies / Tools to develop emotional intelligence and strategic thinking to improve decision-making skills.


Required Courses (12 units required) Units F W S Su
BUSAD X435 - Foundations of Leadership 4   UCSB   UCSB
BUSAD X450.33 - Building and Leading High-Performance Teams 4 Ventura   UCSB  
MGMNT X479 - Business and Personal Branding 4 Ventura UCSB UCSB  
Required Electives (Choose One - 4 units)          
BUSAD X432 - Business Negotiation 4 Ventura UCSB UCSB UCSB
TMP X450 - Introduction to Project Management 4 Ventura UCSB UCSB UCSB

Ventura Online       UCSB UCSB        UCSB  / Ventura Blended        Ventura Downtown Santa Barbara

  • International Students need to apply to the International Diploma Program before enrolling in classes from this course schedule. 
  • All classes will be offered remotely through Fall 2020. We will be back to our classroom-based instruction as soon as possible. Please check back in the Fall to confirm the mode of delivery of future courses.

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“With the knowledge that I have gained through the Business Leadership program I able to thrive in my role as an engineer with leadership skills.”

-Pavan Ramkumar