Leadership & Management Certificate Program

Designed to enhance the knowledge and competencies of health and human service executives, managers, and supervisors for success in the changing landscape.

A Certificate Program Focused On Health & Human Services

This certificate program is focused on skill building in five key competency areas: operations and performance management; growth and marketing; technology optimization; financial management; and strategy and leadership.

Certificate candidates have up to three years to complete the required curriculum.

The certificate program is an added benefit of OPEN MINDS Circle Elite Membership, an organization-wide market intelligence and executive education service. There are no additional costs to participate in the certificate program. If your organization has an Elite membership, you are eligible to participate. Certificate enrollees will be able to start completing courses in June 2023.

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Build The Knowledge & Skills For Success

  • Build proficiency in skills and practices for success in managerial leadership positions
  • Learn how to develop and implement organizational strategies
  • Enhance ability to evaluate financial performance and participate in financial planning and management
  • Understand the roles of technology and analytics in organizational innovation and performance management
  • Develop knowledge of best practices in workforce development and talent

Certificate Program Requirements

The OPEN MINDS Leadership & Management Certificate, which begins in June 2023, provides flexibility and attainable requirements:

  • Basic math, English, and computer competency skills
  • Elite membership must be retained during the entire period
  • Completion of the certificate program curriculum:
    • 60 course hours completed within a three-year (36-month) period
    • A minimum of 15 course hours completed through in-person learning sessions
    • A minimum of 12 course hours completed in each of the five core competency areas

Each graduate will receive both a physical and digital certificate as proof of completion.

Core Competencies — The Five Pillars Of Management & Leadership

Designed specifically for the health and human services manager, this 60-hour program delivers in-person and online courses focused on five core management competencies with specific skill development.

Leadership, Strategy & Governance

Develop strategic visioning and decisionmaking skills; learn to evaluate and manage service lines; and build collaborations and partnerships for growth.

Marketing, Innovation & Service Line Development

Learn best practices for project planning and management; operational performance measurement; and workforce management and talent optimization.

Technology & Analytics

Understand budget development and management; costing and pricing for financial performance; and financial planning for sustainability and growth.

Financial Management

Learn to develop strategies and execution plans for marketing, customer experience, and engagement — including innovative service line development.

Organizational Performance Optimization

Understand the roles of
technology and analytics for
data-driven decisionmaking,
innovation, and performance
management, including metrics-based management.

Enroll Today

OPEN MINDS brings our industry expertise and executive education experience together for this new Elite benefit. The OPEN MINDS Leadership & Management Certificate Program is included in your annual membership investment, offering unlimited enrollment for your entire team — a great opportunity for professional development as part of your benefits package without increasing costs. The program will begin in June 2023.

By clicking Enroll Today, you will be directed to your My Certifications page in your account profile where you will be able to enroll, access your curriculum, and track your progress.

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