Ideal for those who wish to pursue advanced training in management and leadership.Also well-positioned for executives who are weighing the benefits of beginning an MBA program. Courses address management skills which will enhance the leadership potential of professional managers. This program is specifically designed to develop the individual professionals international and multicultural management potential. Students who successfully complete this program and are admitted into Sacred Heart University's MBA program will be able to use this program's coursework in fulfillment of their MBA program requirements. Students who complete the certificate program with a GPA of at least 3.5 will be waived from taking the GMAT.

Admission Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university
  • Completed Graduate Application for Admission, including a resume and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation from employers or faculty
  • Personal statement of interest in and qualifications for the graduate program
  • Admission requires approval by the Jack Welch College of Business

Program Structure

  • Courses are academically accredited at the graduate level
  • Students participate in thirty-six hours of classroom instruction per course
  • Some completed courses may be applied toward the MBA Degree (Additional application requirements are necessary)
  • Certificate students attend courses with MBA students from a variety of backgrounds and companies, ensuring exposure to a broad range of learning experiences

Program of Study | 12 credits

Prerequisite Course:

  • WGB 521 Fundamentals of Management

Required Course:

  • WGB 612 Leading and Influencing with Integrity

One Course from Group 1:

  • MGT 621 Comparative Management and Intercultural Communication
  • MGT 665 International Business

Two Courses from Group 2:

  • MGT 610 Entrepreneurship
  • MGT 632 Managing Change
  • MGT 664 Negotiations
  • MGT 667 Team Management
  • MGT 687 Contemporary Issues in Global Management
  • MGT 699 Contemporary Topics in Management

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