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Management and Leadership

Understanding of strategic management enables students to be successful in top management positions in organizations or in running their own businesses. Students learn critical skills in understanding industries and global competition, developing sustainable competitive advantages, recognizing business opportunities and understanding how technology affects competition. Students completing the certificate will have strong strategic thinking skills and will be able to develop strategic plans that will make their organizations more successful and thus advancing their careers.

The completion of a business certificate program affords students a record of an academic accomplishment in the Strategic Management area. This certificate is open to current MBAs, MBA alumni, and others not currently pursuing an MBA. Admission requires an accredited bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Required Courses

  • MGMT 751: Strategic Organization Design & Change
  • MGMT 752: Management and Team Building Skills
  • MGMT 753: Leadership
  • MGMT 754: Managing Internationally


Admission Deadline

July 15 for fall, Dec. 15 for spring


Application Requirements

  • Official transcript (current MBA students excluded)
  • Advising form (current MBA students only)

Online application data form

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