IT Leadership Certificate

Learn to Lead IT. 100% online.

Expand your technical expertise and business acumen with the UW Graduate Certificate in IT Leadership. Organizations need leaders with deep technical understanding to apply technology solutions to business problems. The IT Leadership certificate program helps you build the skills you need to step into roles such as Chief Technology Officer or Chief Information Officer.

Learn the communication, finance budgeting, and management skills you need to position yourself for success!

What You’ll Learn
The certificate curriculum was expertly designed to focus on the business skills needed to drive IT leadership. Topics of study include:

  • Organizational communication skills such as crucial conversations, evidence-based decision making, and change management strategies
  • Strategic planning processes
  • IT governance and ethical considerations
  • General and project accounting practices
  • Integrating budgeting with project scheduling

The IT Leadership Graduate Certificate is one of three UW Information Technology Management certificates that comprise the Master’s degree program. The innovative stackable certificate structure allows you to earn marketable credentials on your way to completing your master’s degree.


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UW-Parkside is your local connection to the UW Certificate in IT Leadership. Conveniently located in the vibrant and growing corridor between Milwaukee and Chicago, Parkside gives you access to the same resources and connections  as on-campus students. Providing you with successful networking opportunities with local partners in our thriving healthcare community.  


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