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This certificate prepares individuals to exhibit skills for careers in business management positions.

Certificate Objective

Upon completion of the Management Skills Certificate, students should be able to apply management functions and skills to practical situations.


    This course introduces learners to accepted management principles from both a historic and contemporary perspective with application to both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations.
    This course is designed around the interacting marketing activities of analysis, planning, implementation, and control. The course focuses on competitive and customer analysis, marketing strategy development, and implementations for decision-making in both domestic and global organizations. The course incorporates current developments in marketing to acquaint students with the present-day challenges of marketing activities, including the social, legal, ethical, and technological environments of marketing. Finally, students apply these skills and understanding to a real marketing situation and make recommendations for future marketing strategy and tactics.
    This course introduces the student to the double-entry system of bookkeeping and the basic accounting cycle. An examination of the fundamental concepts and procedures utilized by entities to communicate financial information according to generally accepted accounting principles. Individual effort is emphasized through a workbook and practice set.
    (Prerequisite: BUS2050)
    This course provides an overview of foundational financial theory and its application to management decision-making and firm valuation.