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Business Management Graduate Certificate Online Graduate Certificate Program

Format

100% Online

24/7 Access to Coursework

Semester Schedule

Two 7-Week Terms Per Semester

Three Semesters Per Year

Credit Hours Required

12*

Time Commitment

15-20 hours per course per week*

*Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Cost

Cost per Credit

$795

$398 Active Duty Military

Fees

Fast & Free Application

Apply By

February 14, 2020

Classes Start

March 16, 2020

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Explore Business Management Graduate Certificate

Propel your career forward with a graduate certificate in business. You'll learn and practice advanced management concepts, with a specific focus on leadership and the global economy.

This certificate is designed as a stand-alone program, and may not be used as an embedded certificate in the MBA program.

Build Your Career Future

As the business world becomes increasingly complex, today's business professionals must have a diverse skillset. These new business professionals must be agile and approach challenges with a systems-thinking mindset and, increasingly, must have a focused area of specialization.

A graduate certificate is a great way to highlight these in-demand skills and showcase subject matter expertise, as well as gain knowledge that can be applied to your workplace from day one.

Academic Excellence and Recognition

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Regionally accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

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Named among the top MBA programs by Abound/Colleges of Distinction

Accomplish More With a Graduate Certificate in Business Management

Business and financial occupations are expected to grow 7% from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average growth for all fields, as a result of an increasingly complex global business landscape. The median annual wage for these roles is over $68,000.

A specialized certificate can help you build new skills, differentiate your resume, and demonstrate your value as an employee in your current organization.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 2019

Top Reasons to Earn a Graduate Certificate

  • Climb the career ladder
  • Build new skills
  • Earn a recognized credential
  • Differentiate your resume
  • Test a new field
  • Pursue a passion
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise
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Program Details

Learn more about Champlain's 100% online business management graduate certificate, designed for working professionals.

Champlain's online business management courses encompass the top skills needed by today's business professionals.

Self-leadership is defined by a developed sense of who you are, what you can do, and where you are going, coupled with the ability to affect your behavior and emotions and to communicate effectively through the process. Students will develop a sense of self-awareness to include the values and habits of mind that drive one's practie as an innovative and creative leader, in a global and diverse workplace.

Prerequisites

Complete MGMT-525 or have equivalent knowledge or coursework.

The world is increasingly characterized by diversity and an integrated economy. Balancing the business opportunities and risks associated with dynamic and uncertain global changes is critical to effective leadership in this global economy. Leaders must learn how to integrate their understanding of culture, ethics, economic and politicial issues into their decision making and strategy development.

Prerequisites

Complete MBA-512 or take concurrently

Decision-making in any organization cannot be separated from financial considerations, and those involved with strategic planning and operations need to understand the impact their work has on the organization's financial performance. Managers must understand the organization's financial models in order to make a meaningful contribution to the overall success of the organization. Students will focus on using financial information rather than creating it and will use case studies and simulations to experience low-risk financial decision-making.

Prerequisites

Complete MBA-516 or take concurrently.

During a firm's planning, operations, and control cycles, many choices and decisions must be made. We introduce you to financial information within an orgranization that supports decision making and performance measurement in addition to how to use this information to make a business case to various stakeholders. Students will also consider how weigh both qualitative and quantitative factors when making decisions.

Prerequisites

Complete MBA-524

Graduates of the business management online graduate certificate program will demonstrate the following industry-specific skills, knowledge, and competencies:

  • Identify problems and formulate solutions using a systems approach to thinking, recognizing that change can and will affect other areas of your organization.
  • Evaluate risk in business scenarios, investigating factors that can lead to success and determine how to innovatively incorporate them into future decisions.
  • Assess the effect of an increasingly global and diverse environment on an organization.
  • Create ethical business plans using quantitative and qualitative analysis, including financial statements and recognizing the interests of stakeholders.
  • Recognize your personal leadership style and how it impacts others as well as your organization.

Champlain College Online's business faculty, led by Program Director Dr. Linda Miller, are expert practitioners in the field. Their industry expertise ensures that our business management graduate curriculum is aligned with the needs of employers, and reflects the skills today’s business professionals need for success. Classes led by our seasoned experts will give you real-world insight into the field and create a rich community of career-focused learning.

Tuition & Costs

Continuing your education is an investment in your future. Learn more about our affordable tuition rates.

Dare to Expect More of Champlain Online

Expect Convenience

Our programs are designed for busy adults. Go to school wherever and whenever is best for you, on the device of your choice.

Expect A Career Focus

Everything you learn in our online classrooms is relevant and immediately applicable to your work.

Expect Support

Your education journey is our priority and our student support team has your back every step of the way.

Expect Superior Faculty

Learn from practitioner faculty working in the field, with real-world experience and knowledge.

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