Graduate Certificate in Executive Management

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Executive Management is designed for students who have already received a degree and are typically employed in a management position and are desirous of obtaining the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for personal advancement as a management executive. A focus of the program is emphasis on becoming an effective leader with a capacity to lead in any specific geographical area in the world. The content of the four courses in the program are offered with a global perspective and customized assignments, using detailed case study research as specifically associated with the current or intended occupations of all students

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop mastery of functional components of business: data analysis, strategy, marketing, and organizational change.
  2. Evaluate all facets of strategic implementation and execution for a sustainable competitive advantage and the benefits and risks of expanding business through mergers and acquisitions.
  3. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of executive management and the responsibility for growing organizations. Describe how to apply concepts of various cultural, political, and legal aspects to international business activities when competing globally.
  4. Construct strategic initiatives to manage and sustain change, including implementing change management of organizational growth into global and international markets.

Course Requirements (BUS 525 is required – you must choose 4 of the following courses)

BUS 525 Strategic Management in a Globalized Economy3 credit hours
BUS 604 Data Analysis and Business Intelligence3 credit hours
BUS 612 Market Research3 credit hours
BUS 620 International Finance3 credit hours
BUS 630 International Business3 credit hours
BUS 631 Managing Global Diversity3 credit hours
BUS 632 Managing International Human Resources3 credit hours
BUS 641 Leading Strategic Change within Organization3 credit hours