Strategic management training in five business certificate courses
Strategic decision making is key to managing successfully. Gain a solid foundation in strategy in five business certificate courses. You’ll develop the skills to help you contribute to the big picture at your organization.
Strategy courses: online and on campus options
For the certificate, take five of the following courses for graduate credit. If a course can be taken online, it is indicated in the following list.
- ENVR S-105 Strategies for Sustainability Management
- MGMT S-4000 Organizational Behavior
- MGMT S-4100 Managing Yourself and Others
- MGMT S-4182 Modern Dilemmas in the Corporation in the Twenty-First Century
- MGMT S-5000 Strategic Management
- MGMT S-5005 Corporate Strategy
- MGMT S-6000 Marketing Management
Earning the certificate
No application is required. Simply choose the course you’d like to take first and register for graduate credit. Most students take one or two courses a term.
Note that if English is not your native language, you must provide proof of English proficiency. If you are taking courses online, review the technical requirements outlined in How Distance Education Works.
You can monitor your academic progress toward the certificate by logging in to online services and choosing “Certificate Course Tracker and Request Form.” This online form will confirm the certificate courses that you’ve taken in the past (within the three-year time frame) as well as courses for which you are currently registered.
- Take all five courses for graduate credit.
- Earn at least a B in all five courses.
- Complete all courses within three years.
Requesting the certificate
When you are registered in your final certificate course(s) or once the fifth and final grade has been officially awarded, log in to online services, “Certificate Course Tracker and Request Form,” to request your certificate. If you wait until you have all your five grades, be sure to request the certificate within two weeks of when grades are posted online (see calendar for dates). Certificates are not awarded retroactively.
After your request is reviewed and approved, the award is noted on your transcript, and the certificate is mailed.
Considering a master’s degree?
If you are interested in the Management Graduate Program, note that courses taken for this business certificate cannot count toward both a certificate and degree.
We are happy to answer general questions about the certificate.