Modeled after a traditional M.B.A. program, this certificate combines a series of courses that provide a solid foundation in basic business management. It ensures your exposure to those elements essential to success as a manager in the public or private sector. You'll leave this program with the tools necessary to competently and confidently face the demands and challenges of today's business environment.
Employers highly value the knowledge and skills you'll obtain in the areas of finance, human resources, marketing, leadership, international business, and management. As you acquire proficiency in strategic business analysis and develop your management skills, you will see your ability to contribute to your organisation's achievements begin to soar.
Who Should Attend
Newly appointed and prospective managers from sales, marketing, purchasing, finance, and human resources in either public or private industry will benefit from coursework in this program.
- Develop or refine your management and leadership skills to enhance your current job performance, increase your opportunities for advancement, and gain greater career flexibility.
- Understand basic financial theories and practices for improved bottom line management.
- Obtain an understanding of the various aspects of marketing.
- Learn techniques for basic business analysis and strategic planning.
- Gain a better understanding of the global marketplace and international competition.
- Explore the fundamentals of human resources management including recruitment, interviewing, appraisal, organizational analysis, and workforce diversity.
- Network with peers and other industry professionals.
- Design and deploy business-centered sustainability plans in multiple, varied work environments.
- Develop strategies for the implementation of new sustainable improvement initiatives.
- Evaluate and report on performance, impact, and outcome of activities in the sustainability arena.
- Essentials of Management
- Strategic Pitching, Networking, and Marketing
- Foundations of Human Resources Management
- Finance for Business and Administrators
- Communication in a Diverse and Changing
- Business Ethics and Workplace Politics
Elective Courses (choose two)
- Modern Business Writing
- Influence, Persuasion & Negotiation
- Introduction to Corporate Social Responsibility and Green Business
- Mindfulness-Based Strategies in Business
“My employer introduced the program to the entire company. I took advantage of it because I wanted to broaden my knowledge of business administration.”
Priscilla Durham, Programme Graduate
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Last updated February 28, 2018