Business Management Undergraduate Certificate

In today’s changing business environment, individuals frequently find they need to update or obtain new skills in specific business areas. To this end, the Department of Administrative Sciences offers an Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management.

Students who complete the Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management will be able to demonstrate:

  • Proficiency in the basics of business practices.
  • A knowledge-base that prepares them for graduate business work in the future.


(Four courses/16 credits)

Emphasizes issues of accounting, finance, and economics that are important in most management contexts. Introduction to tools of financial analysis and the problems of financial management including cash, profitability, and capital budgeting. Various sources of corporate funds are considered - short-, intermediate-, and long-term arrangements . Stresses understanding financial statements, planning and control, cost and benefit evaluation, cash flow analysis, and capital budgeting.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Mcgue FLR 123 M 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
A2 IND Chee FLR 123 M 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm

An examination of the management process and the social environment in which organizations operate, including a discussion of the manager's responsibilities to employees, customers, stockholders, and society.  [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
A1 IND Halfond FLR 121 M 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm
EX IND Halfond CAS 326 S 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Environmental, economic, political, and social constraints on doing business abroad. Examines the effects of overseas business investments on domestic and foreign economics; foreign market analysis and operational strategy of a firm; and development potential of international operations.   [ 4 cr. ]

Section Type Instructor Location Days Times
D1 IND Goncalves FLR 123 R 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
D2 IND Lee FLR 121 R 12:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Plus one course, selected with advisor approval, which serves to enhance the student’s understanding of the business environment.

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