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Management and Leadership Series








Number of Courses


Total Contact Hours

18 Hours (1.8 CEUs)

Bundle Cost


LSU Professional Development offers a Management & Leadership Series MicroCred that provides foundational courses for supervisors, managers, business professionals, and team leaders looking to enhance their knowledge and skills in their management roles. The success of an organization often rests on the talents and dedication of supervisors and managers who can effectively inspire a diverse workforce.

Managing teams that are highly productive, require such skills as collaboration, conflict resolution, self awareness and building strategic relationships and networks Developed from our highly successful Fundamentals of Supervision course, these modules will assist in training on topics including: Enhancing Employee Performance, How to Build Effective Teams, Motivating Your Team, Personality & Leadership, Positive Conflict Resolution and Thinking & Acting Like a Manager. The series includes six 3-hour courses that are fully online.

Each MicroCred program is made up of two to six individual courses. Successful completion of all courses within the program qualifies you to earn an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your resume and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Acclaim by Credly. If you have completed this MicroCred program, you can request your badge by clicking here.

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Empower Yourself as a Leader

Upon completion of this MicroCred, you will enhance your skills in collaboration, communication, conflict resolution, leadership, and team management.

Explore This MicroCred

Course Listing
  • POMLA-Thinking & Acting Like a Manager (Online)
  • POMLB-Motivating Your Team (Online)
  • POMLC-How to Build Effective Teams (Online)
  • POMLD-Personality & Leadership (Online)
  • POMLE-Positive Conflict Resolution (Online)
  • POMLF-Enhancing Employee Performance (Online)

Total cost: $1,200
Includes 20% off with bundle

You may purchase each course individually for a total cost of $1,500 or purchase as a bundle for 20% off for a total program cost of $1,200.

Note: Prices are subject to change. Contact our enrollment specialist team to see what savings you may qualify for.

Online format with four months to complete the entire program. Each individual course must be completed in two weeks.
Why register for a MicroCred?

LSU MicroCreds offer a cost-effective means to establish and publicize your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a specialization. Upon successful completion of a MicroCred, you will receive a digital badge from LSU Digital & Continuing Education.

Our MicroCreds are intended especially for working professionals and others who need a flexible means of taking courses and documenting the qualifications they give you. Some courses in a MicroCred program may earn you college credit, so your MicroCred could also start you on the path to a credit certificate or a college degree.

You may start any course for this MicroCred at any time. Admission to LSU is not required.

This online program requires access to a computer with internet access, email, an Internet browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Why choose LSU?

Prestige: LSU is the flagship institution of Louisiana and is one of only thirty universities nationwide holding land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant status.

Join the Tiger Nation: When you enroll in an LSU program, you join the LSU family, encompassed by distinguished students, faculty, and alumni.

Learn from the Best: Our award-winning LSU faculty has been making a global impact, both inside and outside of the classroom, since 1860 and our professional development instructors are leaders in their industry.

Save time and money with PLA

Through Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), this MicroCred® program is approved to translate into college credit toward an LSU online degree. See below for details.

Earn 3 credit hours toward these degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development - View Program
  • Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development - View Program

Note: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is determined on a case-by-case basis and subject to change. Please reach out to an enrollment specialist for details.