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Business: Management Certificate Business Total Units: 12
Term Effective: Fall 2024


The Business Management Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who are or will be working in a supervisory capacity. The coursework provides students with a broad foundation of information related to current supervisory issues, as well as the ability to practice with "hands-on" experiences. Students learn how to deal with employee issues in topics such as human resource management, mediation of conflict, and interviewing. Students learn to work with peers, through such classes as Effective Decision-Making, Managing Workgroups, and Managerial Leadership. Having completed the coursework, students are prepared for a range of issues dealing with managing people and building teams within an organization.

Possible job titles include: Retail Store Manager, Restaurant Manager, and Manufacturing Supervisor.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Apply necessary skills required for managing the complex human interactions and employee performance issues required of supervisors and managers;
  2. Demonstrate analytical, quantitative, and decision-making skills necessary to manage a complex organizational setting;
  3. Demonstrate communication and presentation skills, both in written and oral formats, required of supervisors and managers; and
  4. Recognize and apply appropriate management and leadership principles needed to efficiently and effectively meet objectives in a diverse and fast-changing organizational setting.

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Business: Management Certificate program are:

  • Complete 12 units from
    • Business Management Certificate Requirements

Business Management Certificate Requirements - complete 12.00 units
BMG 50Introduction to Management and Supervision3.00
BMG 52Business Communication3.00
BMG 53Oral Communication in Organizations3.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
BGN 100Professional Business Writing1.50
BMG 55Fundamentals of Financial Analysis3.00
BMG 61Skills for Managers1.50
BMG 62.1One-on-One Management Communication1.00
BMG 62.4Managing Workgroups1.50
BMG 63.1Motivation and Empowerment1.50
BMG 63.4Managerial Leadership1.50
BMG 66.1Effective Decision-Making1.00
BMG 66.4Project Management1.50
BMG 67.4Conflict Management1.50
ESHIP 115Financial Basics and Cash Flow1.50

Term Effective: Fall 2024

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Previous Versions:

Business: Management - effective Fall 2023

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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