[This Certificate program is no longer available for new students effective Spring 2019.]
The management certificate curriculum provides students with the opportunity to learn the concepts and principles of management. The program structure allows students to focus on a preferred field of study, and the opportunity to pursue particular academic and professional interests and goals in management.
A management certificate prepares you for immediate employment in the field. Or credits earned for the management certificate may be accepted toward an AA in general studies.
Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:
- Explain, identify, and relate the four functions of management to everyday business operations.
- Explain the importance of human resource management and describe and apply the human resource core functions necessary for diverse organizations.
- Apply decision making processes to business situations and analyze managerial problems.
- Identify the legal issues that impact business organizations and explain the importance of ethics and corporate social responsibility.
For some positions listed, a bachelor's degree or higher may be required. Use the Career and Program Explorer to see a full report for this career field. See links below chart for further guidance and/or connect with a Program Advisor to discuss career goals.
Related careers include chief executive, supervisor, business teacher, general/operations manager, sales manager, public relations, administrative services, human resources, and logistician. Some positions require a bachelor’s degree.
- MC Student Employment Services: Speak with the Student Employment Specialist for help with resume writing, interviewing, setting up a College Central Network (CCN)new window account and other job search topics.
- Career Coach: Explore Career Coach to learn more about this career and/or discover related majors and in-demand careers based on your current interests! Take a Career Assessment and then browse careers and job opportunities in the area.
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