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Guide your team with impactful leadership

Leadership Development Series Recognition of Achievement program

Build your leadership potential and advance your career. Enhance your critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills to lead an inspired team.

Program code LEAD
Credential Recognition of Achievement
Program Delivery Part-time

Program information

Program description

This program is designed to enhance the leadership, critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills of current and aspiring front-line and mid-level managers. Students build on existing skills and experience and apply those skills to workplace situations. Current and future leaders learn skills to meet organizational objectives and career goals. Developed by a consortium of Ontario’s community colleges and leading business and industry professionals, this program replaces the Ontario Management Development Program (OMDP).

What are the admission requirements for the Leadership Development Series program?

Leadership Development Series admission requirements

No formal requirements.

Additional information

Students should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Courses can be taken in any order, but students should complete BUSN 0208 Employment Law – LDS (ODE) before enrolling in BUSN 0210 Human Relations – LDS (ODE).

What courses are included in the Leadership Development Series program?

Course offerings and equivalents

Currently available courses are linked below.

How do I apply to the Leadership Development Series program?

Register on a course-by-course basis, paying as you go

Part-time students do not go through an application process for this program. To register for courses, you’ll need a Georgian College student number.

  1. From the course listing, select the course(s) you want to register for
  2. Add the course(s) to your cart and proceed to checkout for payment
    • If you’re a first-time registrant, you’ll need to request student number via the online form

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Finance and fees

Are part-time students eligible for the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)?Georgian College Chevron

As a part-time student, you may be eligible for OSAP funding, depending on the number of courses you take per semester.

For more information about OSAP, including eligibility requirements and how to apply, visit the OSAP/financial aid webpage.

What is the cost of the program?Georgian College Chevron

As a part-time student, you can take one to three courses per semester, paying on a course-by-course basis.

For course fee information, select a course from the course information section of this page.

Online learning

What is an OntarioLearn (ODE) course?Georgian College Chevron

These courses are offered through OntarioLearn. Visit the OntarioLearn webpage to learn more.

OntarioLearn courses are set up as equivalents to the Georgian courses. You can choose to take the ODE courses or the Georgian courses.

When a Georgian course isn’t available to be delivered online, we’ve listed an OntarioLearn course in the delivery schedule. The majority of the Georgian courses have ODE equivalents set up. You can choose to take either course.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

Can I transfer credits or prior life or work experience to fast track my studies?Georgian College Chevron

Previous postsecondary education: If you’ve completed courses, or some or all of a program, at another accredited postsecondary institution, you may be able to transfer all or some of your courses into a related program at Georgian.

Relevant work or life experience: If you have relevant work and/or life experience that relates to your program(s) of interest at Georgian, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is an academic credit option.

To learn more about transfer credit and PLAR, visit the Credit for Prior Learning webpage.

Do you have questions about the Leadership Development Series program? Contact us!

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