Business Leadership


Business Leadership

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.

  • Online Learning with edgox Career Support
  • 16 Units
  • 10 Weeks

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Who is the Program for?

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.

Required Courses Units
BUSAD X435 - Foundations of Leadership 4
BUSAD X450.33 - Building and Leading High-Performance Teams 4
MGMNT X479 - Business and Personal Branding 4
One Required Elective
BUSAD X432 - Business Negotiation 4
TMP X450 - Introduction to Project Management 4

Self-paced Study

Hands-on projects

Writing Assignments


Program Learnings and Insights

  • 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

Admission Requirements

Minimum English Language Requirements

English proficiency test must have completed within the last two years.

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL: 80
  • CET-4: 550
  • CET-6: 520

About UC Santa Barbara Extension

UCSB Extension, now known as Professional and Continuing Education, is committed to providing essential skills and expertise to compete in today's job market.

The UCSB Extension offers professional courses and certificate programs to UCSB students getting them ready for the competitive job market after graduation. Their International Programs enable visiting scholars and professionals from all over the world to experience the outstanding research and instruction at this top-rated University.

UCSB Accolades and Rankings

#6 public university in USA

#20 on “America’s Top Colleges” (Forbes, 2019)

#34 in ‘Best National Universities’ (US News, 2020)

#57 University in the World (THE, 2020)

With 6 Nobel Prize-winning faculty

Contact Information

2160 Kerr Hall University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

93106-1110 | 805-893-4200

Program Fee

Business Leadership


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