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Management Certificate Online

Graduate Certificate in

A Graduate Certificate in Management can provide you with the skills to move into a new career or advance in an already flourishing management career. This nationally accredited program covers core topics such as leadership and motivation and labor relations.

  • Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Study Method: Textbooks with Online Lessons & Exams
  • Program Length: 8 to 16 Months

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Payments as Low as
$34 Per Month

  What You'll Learn

This Management Certificate online program consists of 5 courses that include a mandatory orientation class and 4 electives of your selection. Choose from courses in marketing management, brand management or international business. You’ll also look at:

  • Ethical theory, principles and language
  • Leadership and motivation theory
  • Fundamental marketing concepts
  • Measuring and managing brand equity
  • Collective bargaining and labor resolution

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Required Course

MT600 - Orientation  

This non-credit orientation is a foundation-building experience that introduces and refreshes the skills necessary for success. You'll learn how to navigate ProQuest, Ashworth College's online library, and review the distinguishing characteristics of academic journals and other publications. Internet research skills are polished enabling you to identify credible and unbiased Web sites for your research. Emphasis is placed on submission requirements, project structures, and writing formats used throughout your coursework, and APA writing style. The final portion of this course provides you the opportunity to research and explore the various career fields in the world of Management.


MB602 - Entrepreneurship  

This course will spark your interest in starting a new endeavor by introducing you to the basic tools and processes of launching a new venture. Begin with the start-up phase and the entrepreneurial mindset...establishing a vision...and evaluating industries. Then, conduct a feasibility analysis; analyze the risks and benefits; and form strategic alliances. Next, develop a business plan; determine the most effective legal form of business; form a personnel team; devise a marketing strategy; and prepare a complete set of financials. Then, plan for growth and the inevitable operational changes.
Credit Hours: 3

MB651 - Ethical Decision-Making and Business Culture  

Create a strong corporate and personal value system. Learn ethical theory, principles, and language, and how each applies to managerial decision making. Analyze how a business establishes, maintains, and lives by its ethical foundation. Assess the traits of a company and how they affect employees, investors, and consumers. Create a business ethics manual for a new business.

MB661 - Leadership and Motivation  

Develop your leadership potential. Discover the qualities, talents, and vision that leaders need to survive and grow in a changing world. You'll examine how today's theories of leadership and motivation have evolved, and how leadership concepts and motivational techniques are applied in a wide variety of business environments. Case studies reveal how executives and other decision makers lead, motivate and succeed.
Credit Hours: 3

MB670 - Project Management  

Organize teams for achievement. Investigate the theory and practice of project management, culminating in the analysis of real-world examples taken from manufacturing, service, and construction businesses. Learn how to organize and manage effective project teams... how to document and communicate project development within and outside the team... and how to integrate people and technology successfully.
Credit Hours: 3

MG645 - Brand Management  

Brand Management provides the student with opportunities to research the topic of branding and apply the strategic concepts to increase their skills in managing brands. Brand management involves planning and strategies to make more developed marketing decisions. This course not only provides the student with an opportunity to learn brand marketing strategies, but he or she will also learn to apply this information to case examples in order to practice application of the course information.
Credit Hours: 3

MI605 - International Business  

Learn the requirements and challenges of doing business in other countries. A thorough review and analysis of international business and globalization that reveals the effects companies have on the economy, politics, laws, and cultures of other countries. Find out what's necessary to establish an international business, and survive competition in situations where the rules are radically changing.
Credit Hours: 3

MK640 - Marketing and Advertising  

Marketing is an organizational function and a set of processes for creating, communicating, and delivering value to customers and for managing customer relationships. This course provides a comprehensive introduction to current marketing theories and practices. It further discusses a key component of marketing: advertising. Both principles and applications are featured and complemented with highlighted examples from some of the most successful and noteworthy experts at performing this complex function.
Credit Hours: 3

MR635 - Labor Relations  

This course is a survey of labor relations and collective bargaining in the private and public sectors. The history of the American labor movement is reviewed, as well as the laws that regulate the relationship between employers and unions. Among the topics studied are the process of establishing a bargaining unit, negotiating a collective bargaining agreement, administration of the agreement, union and employer unfair labor practices, and arbitration. This course addresses theory behind these topics and how this theory is applied in actual situations.
Credit Hours: 3

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  What You Get

Tuition costs include textbooks and learning materials you’ll need to pursue our online management courses. Affordable, zero interest monthly tuition payments will make realizing your education goals easy.

The flexibility of online study allows you to move at your own pace, and when you need help, our academic advisors and student help desk are willing to lend a hand. Each program includes:

  • Textbooks and study materials
  • Online lessons and open-book exams
  • Instructor guidance
  • Academic support and tutoring
  • Participation in the Student Community
  • Career Services powered by CareerBuilder®

Graduates of our Management Certificate program receive a beautifully presented diploma and are eligible for a variety of employment services. They also receive an invitation to participate in our annual graduation ceremony where they can share earning a graduate certificate in management with friends and family.

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  • Graduation Video


Get an education on your terms! Enroll in our Management Certificate program today! Speak with an Admissions Advisor at 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online now.