Management Certificate Online

Gain in-demand leadership skills and qualify for upper-management roles. This respected online certificate program equips you with the expertise needed to effectively manage people and activities in any organization.

Apply by: 8/12/24
Start classes: 8/26/24
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Program Overview

Accelerate your professional growth with an online Management Certificate

Total Tuition: $11,820
Program Duration: As few as 9 months
Credit Hours: 12*

Boost your credentials and diversify your leadership abilities with this AACSB-accredited Management Certificate. Delivered 100 percent online, this specialized program will prepare you for management roles across a range of organizations and industries.

Gain a deeper understanding of how cultural, economic and political factors shape the management of global business and demonstrate the ability to identify and analyze current leadership styles. Learn how to identify and analyze ethical and legal dilemmas and develop your ability to recommend appropriate solutions and strategies.

Choose from a range of electives and tailor this financial aid-eligible certificate program to your specific interests. Coursework can be applied toward a master’s degree.

Graduates of the online Management Certificate will:

  • Develop an understanding of how cultural, economic and political factors shape the management of global business
  • Learn to identify and analyze ethical and legal business dilemmas and to recommend and defend appropriate solutions and strategies
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and analyze current leadership style and the ability to develop and enhance leadership skills
  • Develop an understanding of how cultural, economic and political factors shape the management of global business
  • Learn to identify and analyze ethical and legal business dilemmas and to recommend and defend appropriate solutions and strategies
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify and analyze current leadership style and the ability to develop and enhance leadership skills

Explore management roles in a variety of settings, including:

  • Business
  • Health care
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Logistics
  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Athletics
  • Business
  • Health care
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Logistics
  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Athletics

Online business programs also available:

La Salle University offers a variety of specialized business programs. Check out all of our business online programs.

Total Tuition: $11,820
Program Duration: As few as 9 months
Credit Hours: 12*

Accreditation:

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The La Salle University School of Business is accredited by AACSB International (AACSB). Less than 6 percent of the world's schools offering business degree programs hold AACSB business accreditation.

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Tuition

Stay on track with affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition

Our Management Certificate online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition which is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All program and course fees are included in the total tuition cost.

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition: $11,820
Per Credit Hour: $985

Tuition breakdown:

Total Tuition: $11,820
Per Credit Hour: $985

Calendar

Dates and deadlines to keep in mind

La Salle University online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date: 8/12/24
Next Class Start Date: 8/26/24
TermStart DateApp DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition DeadlineClass End DateTerm Length
Summer I5/20/245/6/245/10/245/10/245/16/247/14/248 weeks
Fall I8/26/248/12/248/16/248/16/248/22/2410/20/248 weeks
Fall II10/21/2410/7/2410/11/2410/11/2410/17/2412/15/248 weeks

Now enrolling:

Next Apply Date: 8/12/24
Next Class Start Date: 8/26/24

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Admissions

Your guideline for admission to our online Management Certificate program

Applications for the Management Certificate are evaluated on a holistic basis. The Admissions Committee takes into account interest, aptitude and potential for achievement in graduate studies. The requirements include:

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • GMAT waiver available
  • Professional resume detailing professional experience

This program adheres to the accreditation standards established by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Prior to evaluation by the Admissions Committee, applicants must submit the following:

  • A completed application
  • Transcript(s) from the college/university where you earned your bachelor's degree and, if applicable, master’s degree. You will be notified if you need to submit additional transcripts for advising purposes.
  • Professional resume
  • The GMAT/GRE requirement may be waived based upon an applicant’s academic and professional background

Documentation can be sent via email to [email protected]. If you need to submit official documents by mail, send them to:

La Salle University
Office of Adult Enrollment
Box 112
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 1914

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Courses

Take a closer look at the online Management Certificate courses

For the Management Certificate online, the curriculum is comprised of a maximum of four courses (12 credit hours)—depending on prior academic and professional experience.

These courses may be required prior to enrolling in your Graduate Business Specialization Certificate. Consult with your program advisor regarding pre-requisites. Please note: One of the four required courses could be waived if the student has an undergraduate major in that discipline. If a waiver is granted, one 700-level elective is required for certificate completion.

Duration: 8 weeks
The course shows how the techniques of marketing management can be used to attract and satisfy customers while building long-term business profitability. Topics include (1) market, consumer and competitive analysis; (2) segmentation, targeting and positioning; (3) product development, pricing, promotion and distribution; and (4) marketing strategy and planning.
Duration: 8 weeks
This course focuses on the firm's management accounting system as its primary information system. It examines the problems of cost measurement, planning, coordination, control and performance evaluation. It explores how accounting systems address business problems and evolve in response to the changing economic environment. The course will relate ethical and global issues to managerial accounting topics. Students will explore and analyze real-world data and apply their gained knowledge to contemporary managerial accounting problems and cases. Prerequisite: MBA 601, MBA 602 or equivalent course work.
Duration: 8 weeks
This is a survey course focusing on how managers can construct a decision-making process that maximizes the value of the firm. Because the majority of financial decisions require an estimate of future events, considerable time will be spent investigating how to achieve the above objectives, subject to the constraints of an uncertain future. Outside readings, case studies, and text material will be used to integrate current financial theory with pragmatic financial decision making. A working knowledge of the basic concepts in finance, accounting and statistics is assumed. The use of an electronic spreadsheet is needed for homework assignments and case analysis. Prerequisite: MBA 601, MBA 602 or equivalent course work.
Duration: 8 weeks
This course introduces students to the growing field of business analytics. Business analytics is the use of data, information technology, statistical analysis, and quantitative methods and models to support effective organizational problem solving and informed decision making. The course includes methods, tools and techniques for summarizing and visualizing historical data, which is relevant to descriptive analytics–the use of data to find out what has happened in the past or is currently happening; methods, tools and techniques for extracting information from existing data in order to determine patterns, which is relevant to predictive analytics–the use of data to find out what will happen in the future; and methods, tools and techniques for optimization, which is relevant to prescriptive analytics - the use of data to determine the best course of action in the future. Prerequisite: MBA 601, MBA 602 or equivalent course work.
Duration: 8 weeks
This experiential course emphasizes the importance of feedback and self-assessment for leadership development. It includes extensive assessment of each participant's management style and skills based on self-evaluations (using structured questionnaires, decision-making exercises, and role plays) and feedback from coworkers, faculty and other participants. Leadership development experiences emphasize time and stress management, individual and group problem solving, communication, power and influence, motivation, conflict management, empowerment and team leadership. Each participant identifies skills they need to develop and reports on efforts to develop those skills.

Choose 3 of the following courses. Please note: Foundational coursework may be required. Please consult with your program advisor.

Duration: 8 weeks
This course provides students with a comprehensive macro approach to health delivery systems and the competencies required to manage this transforming industry. Students will examine current and future health utilization trends from the perspective of the provider, consumer, insurer and regulator. Particular attention will be given to how these stakeholders impact the role of the manager in a health systems organization. The course will examine the relative strengths and weaknesses of our current system compared to other nations. We will explore the delivery of health services associated with population and public health and how behavior influences the provision of these services. The course will highlight the logistics of the health care system, its organization, workforce makeup, finances, its cost and related value, and how technology and information systems impact the industry. The course will also provide an overview of the future of health care delivery in the United States and health care policy.
Duration: 8 weeks
This course is designed to teach students how to manage the growing multicultural workforce in the United States. Students will be exposed to the basic concepts and issues of intercultural communication and cross-cultural relations; explore the challenges that managing cultural diversity presents to organizations and individuals associated with them; gain awareness of the issues related to ethnocentrism, racism, sexism, and ageism; develop an understanding and appreciation for people from Hispanic and Asian cultures; discuss current techniques used in cultural analysis; and read and evaluate research in the field of cultural diversity.
Duration: 8 weeks
Provides practicing and potential managers and consultants with an exposure to organizational change programs. It focuses upon the change process by addressing organizational diagnosis, implementation of change, and the evaluation process.
Duration: 8 weeks
This survey course provides an overview of the major areas of human resource management, including HR strategy and planning, EEO laws, job analysis and competency models, recruiting, selection, training, performance appraisal and management, job design, compensation, benefits, and labor relations. The focus is on both the line manager's and the human resource professional's role in creating a culture that attracts, rewards and retains the talent necessary to ensure business success. Prerequisite: MBA 810.
Duration: 8 weeks
This course will explore a topic of contemporary interest related to management and leadership. Topics will vary and may include Performance Management: Challenges, Trends, and Controversies; Conflict and Negotiations; What Every Business Student Should Know about Workplace Rights and Responsibilities; and Managing by Design. Because the topic of this course will change, it can be repeated for additional credit when taken as a different topic. Prerequisite: MBA 810; other prerequisite(s) may be required depending on the topic.

*Students without pre-requisite foundation courses may require additional credits.

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