Professional Development:

Leadership Development Series

Sheridan Certificate

Leadership requires commitment. Are you ready to commit to taking on a leadership role in your organization? Sheridan's Leadership Development Series (LDS) Certificate program is designed to enhance your managerial, critical thinking, communication, and interpersonal skills to allow individuals to advance to front-line and mid-manager level roles. Learn how to leverage creative skills to solve complex business problems, manage change effectively, and lead teams for optimized performance.

The next step of your professional journey starts here. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended first course is:

Grade Information

A minimum grade of 60% is required in each course for successful completion. 

These courses are part of the Leadership Development Series Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Nine (9) Courses

Creative and Critical Thinking (LDS)
Course Code:
MGMT70025
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Employment Law for Leadership Development
Course Code:
MGMT70022
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Finance (LDS)
Course Code:
MGMT70026
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Human Relations (LDS)
Course Code:
MGMT70027
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Leading Responsibly (LDS)
Course Code:
MGMT70031
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Leading Teams
Course Code:
MGMT70028
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Managing Change (LDS)
Course Code:
MGMT70029
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Performance Management (LDS)
Course Code:
MGMT70030
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Project Management
Course Code:
MGMT70023
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Elective Course.

Successfully Complete One (1) of the Following Courses

Communication (LDS)
Course Code:
MGMT70021
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Professional Business Communications
Course Code:
COMM70036
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

Program Delivery

This program is delivered via online (asynchronous) classroom.

Program Description

Energetic. Creative. Empathetic. Visionary. These are words that define a good leader. If these words define you, this might be the sign you need to start the next step in your professional journey - becoming a leader. 

If you're looking to build foundational leadership skills for advancement opportunities, Sheridan's Leadership Development Series (LDS) Certificate program is here to help. In a multi-angle approach, this program allows you to build interpersonal skills from creative and critical thinking, communication, and responsible leadership, all the way up to improving specific skill sets in project management, human relations, finance, and more. This program will allow you to understand the 'art' of leadership, and how it can be applied to various different industries and organizations. 

By the end of this program, students will be able to:

  • Apply creative thinking skills to organizational situations 
  • Understand various implications to business operations 
  • Explain workplace law in unionized and non-unionized environments 
  • Utilize forecasting in budget preparations 
  • Implement effective training and recruitment techniques 
  • Analyze when and where to utilize teams
  • Identify areas of change, and implement successful measures to support change
  • and more!

The next step of your professional journey starts here. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended first course is:

Grade Note

For successful completion of each course, a minimum grade of 60% must be achieved.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-845-9430 option 3.

Sample job titles:

  • Administrative Services Supervisor
  • Clerical Supervisor
  • General Office Supervisor
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Unit Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Team Supervisor
  • System Supports Supervisor
  • Supervisor