Certificate Program in Management Science

Top Certificate Programs in Management Science

Management Science

It takes a strong-willed individual to pursue a certificate. Obtaining one signifies that a person has reached certain academic requirements and is considered competent in his or her field of study. Often, this certificate is obtained to become a greater asset in the working landscape.

What is a Certificate in Management Science? To have a management science certificate is, broadly speaking, to have studied the processes of decision making and problem solving in organizations. The field is interdisciplinary in nature, requiring study in specific areas such as engineering, business and economics. Also learned is knowledge of various mathematical and scientific research methods like numerical algorithms, mathematical modeling and statistics.

People choose to seek a Certificate in Management Science for a host of reasons; mainly because it’s effective in so many aspects of the working world. The coursework is intended to allow one to learn to manage workers effectively and gain strong mathematical knowledge.

The cost of obtaining a certificate ranges widely between academic institutions due to factors like program reputation and location. The best way to ascertain financial information is to get in touch with the school’s admission office and ask for up-to-date information regarding tuition, fees and scholarship opportunities.

If a student is going to invest the time and money to get a certificate, he or she should know the certificate’s career applications. The industries that make the heaviest use of management science are manufacturing companies, airlines, military branches, service organizations and government. Responsibilities often include anything from facility planning and scheduling to researching.

As long as people are involved in business, there will be a need for those certified in management science. Certificate programs are available in campuses scattered all over the world and even online. To get started on your path, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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EIPM Certification: Expert Buyers

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 3 weeks September 2017 France Archamps

The Certification Programme for Expert Buyers is targeted for Lead buyers, Category buyers, Project buyers, Business Unit buyers with large portfolio responsibilities. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. Standing out from the crowd The EIPM Certification Programmes enable purchasing professionals to keep their knowledge and skills relevant, applicable and competitive, whilst being an industry standard that is recognised worldwide. The courses are flexible and structured around 3 weeks of face-to-face sessions combined with up-front preparation and project implementation. Expert Buyers Objective The Certification Programme for Expert Buyers prepares participants to have an active role in the definition and implementation of the company’s business and purchasing strategy. The programme also focuses on cross-functional and cross-cultural environments which require specific interpersonal skills. Target Group The Certification Programme for Expert Buyers is targeted for Lead buyers, Category buyers, Project buyers, Business Unit buyers with large portfolio responsibilities. Validation To be certified, participants are required to pass an exam at the end of each course and to successfully present a project. Curriculum Week 1 Key Category Management About 3 days Supplier Relationship Management About 2 days Week 2 Advanced Cost Reduction Tools About 3 days Supplier Development & Optimisation About 2 days Week 3 Value Contribution About 2 days The Soft Skills in Hard Negotiations About 3 days [-]

EIPM Certification: Professional Buyers

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 3 weeks September 2017 France Archamps

The Certification Programme for Buyers prepares participants to take charge of a purchasing portfolio. [+]

Standing out from the crowd The EIPM Certification Programmes enable purchasing professionals to keep their knowledge and skills relevant, applicable and competitive, whilst being an industry standard that is recognised worldwide. The courses are flexible and structured around 3 weeks of face-to-face sessions combined with up-front preparation and project implementation. Professional Buyers Objective The Certification Programme for Buyers prepares participants to take charge of a purchasing portfolio. The training covers the fundamentals of the purchasing function, such as understanding the purchasing process, analysis of a portfolio, segmentation, understanding how to apply the best practices and building a purchasing strategy. Target Group The Certification Programme for Buyers is targeted to provide the fundamental purchasing process and tools to buyers with less than two years experience and mostly local purchasing responsibilities. Validation To be certified, participants are required to pass an exam at the end of each course and to successfully present a project. Curriculum Week 1 Fundamentals of Purchasing About 3 days Inventory Management About 2 days Week 2 Financial Risks / Opportunities in Supply Management About 3 days Contract & Legal Aspects About 2 days Week 3 Cost Analysis About 2 days Practicing Negotiation Techniques About 3 days [-]

EIPM Certification: Purchasing Managers

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 2 weeks September 2017 France Archamps

The Certification Programme for Purchasing Managers focuses on management and leadership capabilities as well as the organisational aspects of purchasing. Among the management issues covered are strategy definition, organisation and team management. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. Standing out from the crowd The EIPM Certification Programmes enable purchasing professionals to keep their knowledge and skills relevant, applicable and competitive, whilst being an industry standard that is recognised worldwide. The courses are flexible and structured around 2 weeks of face-to-face sessions combined with up-front preparation and project implementation. Purchasing Managers Objective The Certification Programme for Purchasing Managers focuses on management and leadership capabilities as well as the organisational aspects of purchasing. Among the management issues covered are strategy definition, organisation and team management. Leadership subjects include leadership styles, change management and communication. Target Group The Certification Programme for Purchasing Managers is targeted to purchasing executives with a solid purchasing background who are leading a team of buyers or to senior buyers aspiring to an executive position. Curriculum Week 1 Purchasing Management: Strategies & Organisations About 3 days Purchasing Management: Skills & Performance Indicators About 2 days Week 2 Supply Chain Optimisation Management About 2 days Leadership & Change Management About 3 days [-]

Executive Development Programme (TBP)

IMF Business School
Campus or Online Part time September 2017 Spain Madrid Bilbao Valencia Sevilla + 2 more

This program provides the management knowledge and professional and personal skills necessary to function successfully in a changing and highly competitive environment. The participant in this program, will acquire expert knowledge on continuous value creation and listening and adapting to market opportunities. All this from a perspective of independent and creative leadership. [+]

The IMF PDD Business Shool: a program designed for a global stage. Adaptation to change, the environment and the market, now make up one of the biggest challenges of the exercise of the management function. Today, organizations are increasingly demanding fulfillment of objectives oriented leaders, but, in turn, demand from them high dowries of autonomy and creative thinking when it comes to achieving them. A successful executive in the XXI century is one able to understand 100% the value proposition of your company, accurately transmit it to their teams and establish a plan for achieving goals based on its competitive advantages. The challenge is not easy, since the work to be done is developed in an environment characterized by strong competition and the emergence disruptive continuous opportunities must learn to detect. This program provides the management knowledge and professional and personal skills necessary to function successfully in a changing and highly competitive environment. The participant in this program, will acquire expert knowledge on continuous value creation and listening and adapting to market opportunities. All this from a perspective of independent and creative leadership. OBJECTIVES Management Development Program Establish a participative style of leadership to involve all departments in achieving the objectives of the company. Develop and implement an accurate strategy based on a strong vision that can adapt and understand the challenges produced in a changing environment. Create and know share a unique selling proposition, determined to provide value against the competition and whose message is understandable to the client.... [-]

Higher Certificate in Supply Chain Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Durban

This qualification offers a combination of theory and practice in the area of supply chain management. The qualification aims to develop an integrated conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of specific issues in supply chain management. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. Higher Certificate in Supply Chain Management Programme Code: SAQA-93708 – NQF level 5 – Credits 120 This qualification offers a combination of theory and practice in the area of supply chain management. The qualification aims to develop an integrated conceptual understanding, synthesis and application of specific issues in supply chain management. The qualification will develop management and planning skills, and provide participants with knowledge of economics. The purpose of this qualification is to equip students with a sound fundamental knowledge base and basic skills regarding supply chain management. The HCert (Supply Chain Management) is aimed at equipping first-line managers with the knowledge and skills required to fulfil their management role within the supply chain. This includes the disciplines of warehousing, transport, inventory, materials management and purchasing. The qualification has relevance for students who engage in processes across the supply chain so as to create sustainable value for organisations. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the supply chain management environment within an organisation. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the influence of performance and risk within a supply chain management environment. Contribute to the development of a supply chain strategy for an organisation. Contribute to operational plans for supply chain management. Implement a supply chain strategy. Programme Structure Duration: 1 year Year 1 Semester 1 Business Management Basic Economics and Finance Supply Chain Management Semester 2 Purchasing Management Logistics Management Operations Management Admission... [-]

Higher Certificate in Local Government and Development Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Higher Certificate in Local Government and Development Management [HCert (Local Government and Development Management)] aims to build the capacity of local government officials and those wishing to join the public service. [+]

Higher Certificate in Local Government and Development Management Programme Code: SAQA-36083 – NQF level 5 – Credits 140 The Higher Certificate in Local Government and Development Management [HCert (Local Government and Development Management)] aims to build the capacity of local government officials and those wishing to join the public service. The programme provides foundational learning in the functional areas of local government and development management. This programme also empowers students with a high level of professional expertise together with a broad range of managerial skills in the local government sector. The HCert (Local Government and Development Management) is tailor-made for the local government environment, allowing managers and councillors to meet their different professional needs while keeping up-to-date with the latest issues. The programme ensures that students gain knowledge, skills and competencies in the principles and practices of local government management enabling them to make a difference in service delivery to local communities. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Explain the distinctiveness of local government as part of the public sector in development and service delivery. Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of governance within a prescribed statutory and legal framework. Understand the influence of the environment on local government and differentiate between the influences of the various role players in this regard. Apply ethical practices in management and decision making in local government. Demonstrate an understanding of the components of the external environment and its impact on local government. Understand the process of... [-]

Higher Certificate in Business Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Higher Certificate in Business Management [HCert (Business Management)] is a one-year programme that prepares students for employment in junior and middle management positions. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. Higher Certificate in Business Management Programme Code: SAQA-86347 – NQF level 5 – Credits 120 The Higher Certificate in Business Management [HCert (Business Management)] is a one-year programme that prepares students for employment in junior and middle management positions. It develops skills, knowledge and values in the areas of team management, strategic management, project management, marketing, finance and people management. The HCert (Business Management) programme is aimed at preparing students for a career in business and management. It focuses on the functional areas of management and ensures students apply theory to practice. This programme provides an ideal foundation for students striving towards an Advanced Certificate or a Bachelor’s Degree. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Demonstrate knowledge in the functional areas of business. Apply management principles in a work-based context. Communicate effectively through varied media (e.g. written, verbal, visual). Demonstrate skill in the use of technology and computer software applications in business and industry. Display competence in interpreting and analysing financial statements. Make sound management decisions based upon planning and examination of appropriate alternatives. Understand the legal system as it relates to business systems. Integrate theory and application from the various functional areas in an interdisciplinary approach. Programme Structure Duration: 1 year Year 1 Semester 1 Management Principles Marketing Business Communication Business Mathematics Semester 2 Project Management End User Computing Business Law Accounting and Finance Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate... [-]

BSc Business & Management (University of Wales)

Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE)
Campus Full time 3 years January 2018 Sri Lanka Colombo

The course aims to provide students with a firm disciplinary base in business administration. It covers the functional areas of business management, the environment in which business entities operate, and the emerging issues of the commercial world. [+]

BSc Business & Management (University of Wales) Programme Summary The course aims to provide students with a firm disciplinary base in business administration. It covers the functional areas of business management, the environment in which business entities operate, and the emerging issues of the commercial world. This degree equips the students with tools and techniques needed to step comfortably into the world of work both nationally and globally. It transforms individuals to professionals capable of adding value to organizations, thus becoming strong business leaders. The undergraduate degrees are designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills required by modern industry. Teaching and learning methods together with the structure of the programme ensure that graduates are employable without further training. All modules require students to work in groups and to make presentations as part of the continuous assessment process. The University of Wales undergraduate programme at IIHE includes a Real Life Problem Solving project (RLPS) in the final year, where students are divided into groups and are expected to find solution for actual problems and issues affecting HR, Finance, Distribution or Marketing of a selected company. Students of IIHE deal with large corporate such as Unilever, Fonterra, Dialog, John Keells etc. This provides an opportunity to demonstrate their skills and abilities to potential employers. Also during the final year, students are expected to complete a 15,000 to 20,000 words dissertation that is totally research based. This dissertation enables students to integrate their knowledge and skills to address an industrial problem and... [-]

Certificate in Sales & Management

ISB International School Of Business Dublin
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 Ireland Dublin

This programme is designed for undergraduate business students who have a particular interest in the areas of Sales, Negotiating and Management. This is a study abroad program for a duration of three months. Students learn the relevant skills and theories in a multi-cultural context. They also build on their previous knowledge of marketing, communications and economics. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. This programme is designed for undergraduate business students who have a particular interest in the areas of Sales, Negotiating and Management. This is a study abroad program for a duration of three months. Students learn the relevant skills and theories in a multi-cultural context. They also build on their previous knowledge of marketing, communications and economics. QQI (HETAC) validated – level 6 Special Purposes Award Marketing Communications Sales Management Management & Organisations Social and Economic Aspects of Ireland Business Communication Skills Sales & Negotiating Project Marketing Communications The aim of this module is to enable international learners to apply a broad understanding of the theory and practice of marketing communications to a foreign workplace environment. On successful completion of this module learners should be able to: Explain the principles of marketing and the role and applications of communications in the marketing mix Identify key components of the marketing communications planning process Explain the role and key features of different marketing communications methods Discuss national and international case studies Interpret research data and seek out communications solutions to achieve objectives Create a marketing communications plan using an appropriate framework and satisfying a set of communications objectives Describe the role of the promotional mix in the context of marketing communications Demonstrate skills in conceptual analysis and presentation through participation in a group project Sales Management The aim of this module is to enable international learners to apply a broad understanding of the theory and practice... [-]

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Australian Institute Of Vocational And Technical Education (AIVTE)
Online & Campus Combined Full time 55 weeks January 2018 Australia Gold Coast Sydney + 1 more

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. [+]

This qualification reflects the role of individuals working as developing and emerging leaders and managers in a range of enterprise and industry contexts. As well as assuming responsibility for their own performance, individuals at this level provide leadership, guidance and support to others. They also have some responsibility for organising and monitoring the output of their team. They apply solutions to a defined range of predictable and unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. JOB ROLES • Team Leader • Supervisor ENTRY REQUIREMENT (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS) 1. Student must be 18 years of age or over; 2. Students are required to provide evidence to demonstrate English Language competence by any of the following: a. Completing the our Language Literacy and Numeracy test. b. Providing evidence of English language skills test (IELTS or equivalent) 3. Satisfactorily complete a pre-training review interview to determine academic suitability for the chosen course. International students applying for a student visa are advised to check with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) on separate English requirements that may apply to your student visa application. PATHWAYS After achieving the BSB42015 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management students may choose to follow the qualification pathways towards: BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management; BSB61015 Advanced Diploma of Leadership and Management; BSB80315 Graduate Certificate in Leadership Diversity or BSB80215 Graduate Diploma of Strategic Leadership [-]

Small Business Management Certificate

Virginia International University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2017 USA Fairfax

The Certificate in Small Business Management program is designed to acquaint small business owners and employees with business fundamentals essential to starting a small business. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. The Certificate in Small Business Management program is designed to acquaint small business owners and employees with business fundamentals essential to starting a small business. A combination of classes taught by world-class instructors and hands-on practical experience show you how to avoid common pitfalls that cause small businesses to fail. Whether you already own a small business or just thinking about opening one, you will learn vital skills and proven management techniques used by currently successful entrepreneurs. Program Structure ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting BUSS 165 Small Business Management COMP 127 Office Applications BUSS 302 Principles of Marketing BUSS 303 Principles of Finance BUSS 307 Business Law I BUSS 312 Organizational Theory & HR Management ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics Note: Certificate students taking business courses are exempt from mandatory prerequisites. [-]

Course in Sport Facilities Management Online

Johan Cruyff Institute
Campus or Online Part time 10 weeks February 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Spain Barcelona + 2 more

The main objective of the Course in Sport Facilities Management is to educate you in the implementation of operational management tools you will use in your responsibility as a manager of a sport facility. [+]

To optimally manage sports infrastructures, whether they’re sports complexes, public and private sports clubs, fitness centers and stadiums that require both a strategic and operational vision of the sports organization. This specialized course offers an introduction to the field of sport facility management, and you’ll learn how to apply your management skills. OBJECTIVES The main objective of the Course in Sport Facility Management is to educate you in the implementation of operational management tools you will use in your responsibility as a manager of a sport facility. LEARNING OUTCOMES To understand and apply the principles of a tender process To understand and implement aspects of financial management to a sport facility To know how to optimize the internal processes of a sport facility To align resources, capabilities and skills of people who collaborate with the facility To apply quality control methods to the sport facility’s service ACADEMIC ITINERARY You have the option of studying this course and other specialized courses, earning credits until obtaining the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Marketing (27 ECTS), or even until obtaining the Master in Sport Management (60 ECTS) or the Master in Sport Marketing and Sponsorhip (60 ECTS). AIMED AT The program is aimed at those who wish to complete their education with a specialized course in sport facility management. It is especially suitable for you, if: 
You’re an (ex-) athlete who wants specialized education in sport facility management. You’re working in a business and/or sports environment, and want to acquire a better understanding of... [-]

Circle Of Human Capital

ADEN campus Republica Domincana
Campus Full time January 2018 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

Society for Human Resources Management. A CERTIFICATION TO VALID YOUR SKILLS [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. Society for Human Resources Management A certificate VALID YOUR SKILLS GOALS Understand the model of skills and knowledge of the Strategic Partnership for Human Resource Management. Validate knowledge and experiences with a global model. Identify and study the three relevant sections of the field of Human Resources: behavioral skills, experience and training for international certifications. recipients Executives with a minimum experience of 3 years in senior positions, seeking a experiential learning and sharing experiences on successful management of human capital. CURRICULUM LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ETHICAL PRACTICE BUSINESS VISION RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION ADVICE CRITICAL EVALUATION GLOBAL EFFECTIVENESS AND CULTURAL Methodology Eminently practical approach, with based on interactive learning and study oriented competency model created by the Association of Strategic HR Management (ERHCC) methodology. [-]

Strategic Direction

ADEN campus Republica Domincana
Campus Full time 130 hours January 2018 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

IMPROVING THE COMPANY RESULTS KEY FACTORS CONTROLLING THE BUSINESS [+]

HOW TO IMPROVE THE RESULTS ENTERPRISE KEY FACTORS CONTROLLING THE BUSINESS GOALS An organization focusing on the most appropriate strategy and assess its effectiveness. Designing a business model aligned with the strategy. Align processes and resources to achieve corporate objectives. Integrated management control of a business based on its strategy. Develop a business plan and skills to interest potential investors. Diagnose the economic and financial situation of a company. Identify critical factors to improve financial performance. Manage resources with optimal efficiency criteria. Entrepreneur financing plan. recipients Directors, managers and executives with a minimum experience of 3 years in senior positions involved in the analysis, planning and making strategic decisions or decisions that impact on the results of the company. CURRICULUM GENERATION BUSINESS STRATEGIES · 50 hours. STRATEGIC IMPLEMENTATION AND BALANCED SCORECARD · 40 hours. EVALUATION AND BUSINESS PROJECTION · 40 hours. Certification University of California at Irvine - Extension and ADEN International Business School, jointly awarded certificate of specialization (^) in Strategic Business Management who meet the program requirements and pass the assessments. (^) Certificates of continuing education, which does not prove title or degree, to be issued in USA. ADEN reserves the right to change certificates, partner universities and professors for reasons of force majeure or reasons beyond it. In such cases they are replaced by others of similar prestige and academic quality. Methodology ADEN has developed an interactive learning pedagogical model called MODEL TRANSFER PERICLES, that enables the transfer of knowledge acquired to the workplace with a practical... [-]

Management Development Program

ADEN campus Republica Domincana
Campus Full time 130 hours January 2018 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

INTEGRATED VISION OF THE ORGANIZATION AND YOUR BUSINESS [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management Science 2017. VIEW INTEGRADORA ORGANIZATION AND YOUR BUSINESS GOALS Develop a comprehensive and strategic vision of the organization, allowing you to interpret the competitive environment, selecting strategies, define objectives and manage corporate communications company. Knowledge and tools to incorporate different functional areas of a company (Human Capital, Operations, Projects) to analyze and manage the multiple factors that impact business decisions. Gain knowledge and tools of marketing and sales, in order to understand the relevant variables of an integrated marketing plan, consumer behaviors and how to build effective sales teams. Applying economic and financial tools to manage management indicators, accounting information and interpretation of economic variables for decision-making. Identify and experience the importance of a comprehensive and cross-organizational management through the application of business management simulators. recipients Executives with a minimum experience of 3 years in senior positions who seek an integrated vision of the business and the various functional areas of the organization. CURRICULUM ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT · 30 hours. FINANCE AND ECONOMY · 30 hours. MARKETING AND SALES · 30 hours. CORPORATE STRATEGY · 20 hours. SIMULATION · 20 hours. Certification University of California at Irvine - Extension and ADEN International Business School, jointly awarded certificate of specialization (^) in Management Development to complete the hours of instruction and pass the assessments provided. (^) Certificates of continuing education, which does not prove title or degree, to be issued in USA. ADEN reserves the right to change certifi cates, partner universities and professors for reasons of... [-]