Leadership Skills


High School or General Equivalency Diploma


On Average: 3-6 Months





Are you looking to be promoted or take on a leadership position? Blackstone’s Leadership Skills certificate course will provide you with the fundamentals of supervising and working with others, leading, and motivating a team, and managing human resources. Effective leadership requires an understanding of people and diversity, an ability to adapt to change, critical thinking skills, and knowledge of decision-making and planning processes, all of which are covered in this course. Knowledge of management and human resource principles and practices provides insight into important processes such as hiring, and conflict management along with model behavior for those in leadership positions. Leading, coaching, and teambuilding are skills that benefit those who want to expand their skill set and responsibilities.

Course Outcomes

  • Explain the traditional functions of management
  • Describe the types of skills that managers need to effectively perform their jobs
  • List guidelines for creative positive climate and motivating employees
  • Develop a solid understanding of essential communication skills
  • Recognize the need for cultural awareness
  • Explain the attributes to effective teamwork and learn how to develop a team
  • Explain the utilization of critical thoughts and theories in real world applications such as problem solving
  • Learn time management strategies

Materials Provided

Blackstone makes it easy for you to complete the Leadership Skills course by providing all of the materials needed. See further details below:

  • Blackstone’s Skills for Success 
  • Management Practices and Principles
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Time and Stress Management

Blackstone’s Online Student Center

Along with your traditional course items, you will gain unlimited access to Blackstone’s Online Student Center, where you can chat real-time with other students, participate in online discussions, take exams at your convenience, receive instantaneous Grade Reports, and up-to-the-minute news about Blackstone Career Institute.


BCI is committed to providing quality, relevant, and affordable distance education programs that focus on the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level careers, professional development, or personal goals.

Why choose blackstone? Accredited programs, leads to certification and payment plan options to start your futurev

Select The Payment Option That Works For You


$ 413 One time payment
  • Fastest completion time
  • Access to all lessons
  • Total $413

Full Payment Plan total costs includes $413.00 Tuition.


$ 59 Month
  • Most popular plan
  • $59 Down, 6 payments of $59
  • Total $413

6 month autopayment plan requires a down payment of $59.00 with 6 monthly payments of $59.

Refund Policy

At Blackstone, our student service team focuses on student satisfaction. However, if you choose not to continue your studies we offer a refund policy. Cancellations within the first 5 days of enrollment receive a full refund. After the first 5 days your refund amount is based on tuition collected, lessons completed and enrollment date. Learn more about our refund policy.


Choosing a school that is accredited is crucial. Accreditation is the primary way that students, families, the public and government officials know that an institution provides quality education, student support, and fiscal integrity.

What Accreditation Means For You

By attending an accredited school:

  • You are assured a quality education and institutional accountability.

  • Your credential will be recognized by employers, professional certificate organizations, and other higher learning institutions.

  • You can access tuition/funding benefits, including Military benefits.

Regional and National Accreditation

Blackstone Career Institute is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools (MSA) and nationally accredited by Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). MSA and DEAC are recognized members of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Blackstone Career Institute has proudly maintained accreditation since 2005.


Enrolling at Blackstone is easy, with our open enrollment you can enroll anytime. To qualify, a high school diploma or an equivalent along with access to a Microsoft Windows compatible PC or MAC with Internet access is needed. All applicants must complete our Enrollment Agreement along with the required down payment for processing. Applications will be processed only if they are accompanied with the required payment. If you have any questions, please contact Student Services at 800-826-9228 or schedule a one-on-one with admissions.

Blackstone offers affordable, interest-free payment plan options but is not a Title 1V school that accepts FAFSA or Pell Grants. Students may also apply for tuition reimbursement from their employer or check with their State and Local Assistance. Learn more here

Blackstone has open-enrollment, meaning you do not have to wait for a start date. Students can enroll online anytime by clicking here, call Admissions Monday – Thursday from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ET at 800.826.9228, or scheduling an appointment here.

Students who pay in full for their program will have access to all of their materials once enrolled. Students who enroll under a monthly payment plan will have access to a new unit every month upon making their monthly payment.
For curriculum questions, contact our Education Department by sending an e-mail to instructor@blackstone.edu, for additional questions regarding our online programs, email student services at info@blackstone.edu.
As a true distance education school, we are unable to provide job placement. We do feel confident that our online programs provide the education needed to qualify for entry-level employment. Our Career Center offers students and graduates resources to prepare and search for successful employment.