Earn a Post-Graduate Certificate Online From Harvard Square
Enhance your professional credentials, hone your leadership skills and gain a career edge with a Post-Graduate Program (PGP) certificate from Harvard Square.
Are you a driven business manager or executive who aspires to become a more effective and influential leader? Move your career forward with our Post-Graduate Program (PGP).
Hone your leadership skills and gain valuable insights from respected business thought leaders and academics. Apply them immediately to your organization.
Position yourself for advancement and exciting new opportunities in your field.
Build a broader, well-rounded knowledge base in topics ranging from marketing and sales to human resources.
Learn online, on your schedule, from your mobile device or computer.
Earn an exclusive PGP designation to be placed on your LinkedIn profile after successful completion of your program.
Be featured in our annual press release along with your fellow program participants and appear on a number of respected news sites.
The cost of this executive certificate program is $1,799 and it starts on the 1st of every month. It is delivered via 6 certificates which consist of 90 online courses in different areas of leadership and management.
Your Post-Graduate Program experience begins with a podcast hosted by William (Bill) Shea, who holds an MBA from Harvard and is the former director of corporate relations and market development for Harvard Business School. During the podcast, Bill—an experienced executive coach and facilitator—will introduce you to the Post-Graduate Program and provide tips for smart time management.
What Are the Courses in the Post-Graduate Program?
Click on each topic to read more about the content and learning goals for the course.
Coaching and Mentoring
Conducting Annual Employee Reviews
Developing New Managers
Leadership and Influence
Lean Process and Six Sigma
Office Politics for Managers
Virtual Team Building and Management
Being a Likeable Boss
Goal Setting and Getting Things Done
Managing Workplace Anxiety
High Performance Teams Inside the Company
High Performance Teams Remote Workforce
In Person Sales
Internet Marketing Fundamentals
Media and Public Relations
Motivating Your Sales Team
Overcoming Sales Objections
Prospecting and Lead Generation
Social Media Marketing
Top 10 Sales Secrets
Employee Termination Processes
Health and Wellness at Work
Human Resource Management
Measuring Results From Training
Delivering Constructive Criticism
Developing Corporate Behavior
Handling a Difficult Customer
Networking Within the Company
Risk Assessment and Management
Teamwork and Team Building
Assertiveness and Self-Confidence
Creative Problem Solving
Telework and Telecommuting
The Cloud and Business
When Can I Start on the Post-Graduate Program?
We recommend you complete an average of 2 online courses weekly for 12 months, starting on the 1st of every month. Each course takes between 2-3 hours to complete. You are welcome to finish the program before the designated time.
What is the Program Structure and Format?
The Post-Graduate Program includes 90 online courses, which are completed via our easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system. Each course consists of an introductory video, 12 online modules and an eBook. You can complete the program successfully without using the eBooks, but you will have to read the preface in each book. If you decide to read all 90 eBooks, you should expect to use more than the designated time for the program. You can log in to the learning management system from anywhere, making learning self-directed and available 24/7 using any computer or smartphone.
Who Can Complete the Post-Graduate Program?
The Post-Graduate Program is open to participants from all over the world, since the courses are completed online. It is designed for mid- to upper-level managers seeking to build cross-functional skills in business administration. Participants typically have experience in management roles of increasing responsibility.
Examples of applicant job titles include manager, director, head, vice president and others. Job titles and management level depend on industry as well as company size.
What Are the Requirements for Completion?
You must complete the Post-Graduate Program within 12 months, with an average of 180-270 hours of individual work. Each course takes between 2-3 hours to complete. When you have completed the six certificates successfully, you must complete the “Networking Outside the Company” module in order to receive the Post-Graduate Program certificate. This module consists of a podcast and eBook. No assessment or examination is required. With this final module, you will understand how important it is to develop a core set of networking skills, which will help you improve in almost every aspect of your career.
You are not required to write any papers in the Post-Graduate Program. Instead, after each course module, you will complete a multiple-choice assessment with a minimum passing score of 70%. If you don’t pass it with the minimum score, you can repeat it multiple times. In order to be awarded the certificate of completion, you must finish the program within 8 months and with a passing score of at least 70%.
What About English Skills?
English doesn’t have to be your first language in order to participate in this program. However, you must understand English in order to complete the coursework. If English is not your first language, you should expect to take more than the designated time to complete your program.
What is the Cost of the Post-Graduate Program?
The cost of this program is $1,799 (not subject to sales tax). Convert the fee to another currency.
What About Payment and Cancellation?
Payment is due upon your registration via credit card and is non-refundable. After submitting your program registration below, you will be forwarded to our credit card payment page. If your debit or credit card cannot be processed, please contact us for alternative payment options. Enrollment is not confirmed until payment is received.
Leaders Excellence reserves the right to cancel the Mini-MBA certificate program at any time and for any reason. In the unlikely event of cancellation, the paid program fee will be refunded immediately.
Will I Be Named in a Press Release?
After successful completion of your program, your name will be included among the other Mini-MBA certificate recipients from that year in our annual press release. This release is published on news sites such as ABC 6 News, CBS 7, Chicago News Journal, International Business Times, NBC 6, LA News Journal, NBC Right Now, New York News Journal, Philadelphia News Journal, The Times of Miami and many more.
Can I Add the Credential to My LinkedIn Profile?
When you have successfully completed your Mini-MBA program, you can add this credential to your LinkedIn profile under the Education section. Leaders Excellence is proud to be an approved educational institution by LinkedIn.
Will I Receive a Certificate?
When you have successfully completed all six certificate programs, you will be awarded the Post-Graduate Program online from Harvard Square. The completion certificate is issued by Leaders Excellence at Harvard Square, organized in 2014 under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Leaders Excellence is a proud member of the Harvard Square Business Association and Harvard Faculty Club, the venue for our meetings in Harvard Square.
This exclusive credential can be placed after your name to indicate your successful completion of the program, like this: Your Name, PGP, Awarded in Harvard Sq.
How Do I Register for the Post-Graduate Program?
To register for the Post-Graduate Program, please complete the registration form below. You will be forwarded to our payment page after you have submitted your information.
Once your program registration and payment have been confirmed, you will be enrolled for the first coming program. It is scheduled to start on the 1st of every month.
If you have any questions, please email us at programs@LeadersExcellence.com.