Certificate Program in Management

Top Certificate Programs in Management

Management

Certificate programs allow students to demonstrate their mastery of specific skill sets, which can pave the way to new career opportunities. Obtaining a Certificate in Management allows managers to hone their skills. The certification program can also help professionals with other backgrounds make the transition into leadership roles.

What is a Certificate in Management? The coursework for this program helps current and aspiring managers develop essential skills, such as working with others, building teams, and resolving interpersonal conflicts. Students learn through both theory and practice how to communicate clearly and motivate others. Some programs emphasize group dynamics and different working styles, while others focus more on management of financial resources and similar assets. Many programs also teach students to evaluate the performances of others and provide constructive criticism.

Earning a Certificate in Management can help professionals demonstrate their knowledge and their readiness to assume greater responsibility within their organizations. Additionally, the coursework helps students develop critical thinking and communication skills that are beneficial in almost any position.

The costs of earning this certificate can vary. Each institution and region may have distinct course lengths and basic fees. Students should directly contact institutions that they are interested in to get an accurate cost estimate.

Students who have earned this credential can use it to advance their careers in virtually any field. People who are already working as managers can prove that they are qualified for higher responsibilities within their organizations or elsewhere. This certificate can also help people in other positions, such as lawyers, accountants, and consultants, work more effectively with their clients and prepare for leadership roles.

 

Today many institutions offer this certification program online or in-person. Online options offer convenient scheduling and easy accessibility for students from around the world. It’s easy for potential students to learn more about their options through the internet. 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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Negotiation Skills Executive Education

Manchester Business School, China Centre
Campus Full time 2 days September 2017 China Shanghai

At MBS we offer much more than management training courses. We have over 50 years’ experience of working in partnership with our clients to develop unique executive education that inspire leaders, change cultures and transform organisations. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management 2017. Negotiation Skills Executive Education At MBS we offer much more than management training courses. We have over 50 years’ experience of working in partnership with our clients to develop unique executive education that inspire leaders, change cultures and transform organisations. Our international team of world-leading academics and industry experts will work with you to find the perfect solution for your business - and give you outstanding support before, during and after your programme. To find out more about Executive Education at MBS, please contact us. International Negotiations Learn to effectively negotiate and communicate across cultures 15-16 February 2017 If you conduct international negotiations or communicate across cultures, this two-day programme is for you. It will help you anticipate, understand and manage cultural differences that can lead to misunderstandings, misperceptions and conflict. Tailored to the East with global and regional relevance, the highly interactive programme delivers experiential learning and immediate feedback. You will gain a ‘toolbox’ of skills to use immediately to enhance your own performance – and that of your organisation. At the end of the programme, you will receive a certificate, membership of our Executive Education Network, plus future exemption from one elective course on the Global Part-time MBA. To discuss this programme and book your place, please contact our team. The programme During this two-day programme, you will: Focus on adapting negotiation and persuasion strategies to suit different cultures (both national and organisational) Gain insight into the building blocks of negotiation Learn... [-]

Masterclass White - Leadership coaching and mentoring

Management Development Centre International
Campus 1 - 4 days September 2017 Bahrain Manama Oman Muscat United Kingdom Durham + 3 more

Coaching is fast becoming one of the most important developmental performance enhancing processes available to business today. Coaching activity is relevant across all sectors of business. [+]

Coaching is fast becoming one of the most important developmental performance enhancing processes available to business today. Coaching activity is relevant across all sectors of business. Research evidence shows that coaching improves: Motivation and morale Business Performance Policy Implementation Knowledge and Skills Development Change Management Leadership and Succession Planning The Programme Options: Coaching skills for managers and leaders (One Day) This one day taster introduces key coaching skills and process and provides and opportunity to practice them. Purpose: To develop an understanding of coaching practice and the impact on organisational and individual performance. Objectives: Understand the strategic significance of coaching Understand, practice and demonstrate a coaching process, Understand and Demonstrate the key skills of coaching Pre-work: You are asked to come prepared to discuss work related issues with other participants.. Programme Details: Why are we here and what do we want to achieve? What is coaching? How does it fit with business strategy? Why is it powerful? Listening skills Questioning skills The 3 stage model Practical work Action planning and close Solution focused leadership and business development (Four day programme) Most leadership models are disempowering of leaders and in turn, of followers! These models expect that you will be a hero, be perfect, and be able to change your attitudes and behaviours to suit the moment or simply transform people into super men or women with peak performance – overnight! Most of us know that it just isn’t like that because we live leadership daily. Change and innovation are central... [-]

Lorange Certificate

Lorange Institute of Business Zurich, a Member of CEIBS Group
Campus Part time 6 days February 2017 Switzerland Zurich

A Lorange Certificate will do more than propel your career. It is a transformational experience. It equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge, as well as a network [+]

Lorange Certificate

The study program consists of three 2-day modules. You subscribe the specialization that is most relevant for your business or your next carreer step and, therefore, generate the highest value. There is a choice of 1 out of 4 specializations:

Behavioural Finance

The world of banking is changing at a very fast pace. The recent turmoil in the global financial industry has led many banks to rethink their strategies and policies regarding the balance between risk and return/reward as well as their client relationship.

 

Shipping

Shipping is an increasingly important element of our global economy and central to trade and logistics. Much of shipping is exposed to heavy swings in the underlying freight markets. Parts of shipping, however, are more stable, focused on highly specialized niches built through innovations. To secure shipping, financing and managing of large projects in today’s environment has become an ever-escalating challenge.... [-]


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. [+]

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 [-]

Project Management Extension Certificate

Medicine Hat College
Campus Part time 12 days September 2017 Canada Medicine Hat Brooks + 1 more

This is a non-credit program offered on a part-time basis. To earn this certificate you must complete six two-day courses, plus the Final Assessment. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management 2017. This is a non-credit program offered on a part-time basis. To earn this certificate you must complete six two-day courses, plus the Final Assessment. For more information or to register, call registration at 403-529-3844 or visit Continuing Studies. Courses can be found under the Business & Leadership section. Offered in Partnership with Mount Royal University, Faculty of Continuing Education & Extension. For most industries you never start out as a project manager. Instead you must first learn about business processes and gain the experience of completing a project as part of a team. Knowledgeable and skilled project managers are critical to the success of any organization. In partnership with Mount Royal University, we are delighted to offer this esteemed certificate program, which provides an introduction to this highly employable profession and helps prepare you for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Who should enrol? Individuals who wish to develop introductory level project management skills and/or who want to pursue a formal role of project management in the workplace Employees who are assigned to work on project team(s) and task force(s) for defined projects Individuals who want to begin preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential According to the 2015 Alberta Wage and Salary Survey, Albertans in the Project Management Professional occupational group earned a starting wage from $42.24 - $64.91 an hour. The average wage was $51.40 an hour. (www.alis.alberta.ca/wageinfo) Courses NOTE: You may also register in... [-]

Certificate in Organizational Leadership

University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Academy Acres

The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership is designed to enhance the leadership acumen of business professionals like you. [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership is designed to enhance the leadership acumen of business professionals like you. Whether you have an extensive background in business or are still learning the basics, this certificate will help you increase your understanding of the concepts and tools needed for effective leadership. Certificate Requirements To receive a Certificate in Organizational Leadership, you must complete 12 credits of coursework and maintain a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 for courses taken in the certificate program. The coursework must be completed after you have received a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Admission Requirements The following is required for Admission into the Certificate Program: Application: Complete your application. Questions about the application should be directed to the Office of Graduate and International Admissions (410.837.6565). Personal Statement: Detail your reasons for seeking a graduate business education, your short-and long-term professional and personal goals, and how you think this graduate program will help you achieve them. Provide any additional information highlighting unique aspects of your candidacy to the Admissions Committee. Please limit statement to 1,000 words. Transcripts: Submit two copies of official transcripts from all institutions attended. Applicants to the graduate business certificate programs are required to have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Letters of Recommendation: Provide two letters of recommendation addressing your abilities to successfully complete a graduate business program. Resume: Provide a current resume detailing employment history (including dates, titles, responsibilities, and community activities. GMAT: The GMAT is not required for applicants to the graduate... [-]

Certificate IV in Commercial Cookery

Kangan Institute
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Australia Somerton

This course is designed for people who are seeking careers in cookery within a commercial environment. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management 2017. This course is designed for people who are seeking careers in cookery within a commercial environment. The course provides participants with skills, knowledge and experience in practical food production, hygiene, menu costing, occupational health and safety, teamwork and basic nutrition. Cookery is a rewarding career path, one that will bring out your natural creativity and possibly take you all over the world! The Certificate IV consists of coursework and assessment. In a typical week students are accountable for up to 30 hours of supervised training through course work. The teaching methods used include classroom-based teaching and supervised practicum within a workshop. The assessment methods include written assignments and examinations, oral assessments including individual presentations and practical demonstrations within a workshop environment. Classes may be scheduled during the day 8:00-5:30 but some practical classes may operate until 10:30pm. Students are required to attend all scheduled classes. Students learn in varying environments from lectures, practical demonstrations and tasks in workshops and labs through to investigative projects. Major study areas for this course include; Leadership Cookery Skills Restaurant Operations Stock Control OHS Menu Planning & Costing Finance Conflict Resolution Prerequisites Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 no band less than 5.0 overall or recognised equivalency Dates February and July intakes Career pathways Hotel or motel Restaurant, cafe or bistro Reception centre or resort [-]

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... [-]

INCEIF Executive Masterclass in Islamic Finance

INCEIF The Global University of Islamic Finance
Campus 2 days January 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The two-day Masterclass is geared for mid-senior level management, industry practitioners, professionals and others with interests in Islamic Finance specifically, and in Finance generally. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management 2017. The two-day Masterclass is geared for mid-senior level management, industry practitioners, professionals and others with interests in Islamic Finance specifically, and in Finance generally. The Masterclass covers various areas in Islamic Finance, and addresses both the theoretical and practical aspects of it. It is designed to be issue-driven, thematic and current in its approach. For those who are already working in the industry, certain aspects of the class are designed to fast-track their appreciation of the practical realities of Islamic Finance. It is facilitated by a Subject Matter Expert (SME) from INCEIF and on occasion, invited Industry Expert (IE) who will impart their knowledge, experience and expertise in their respective areas. The Masterclass will also include real industry Case Studies and exercises to stimulate interaction and experiential learning. The topics covered by the Masterclass are Islamic Finance, Shariah, Shariah Audit and Compliance, Islamic Banking, Risk Management and Governance, Legal Documentation for Islamic Banking, Islamic Capital Market, Takaful and Islamic Wealth Management. Next schedules for the Masterclass I. Shariah Audit and Compliance for Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) – 2-3 September 2015, Sasana Kijang Bank Negara Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur II. Risk Management for Islamic Banks: Assessing Risks and Impact on Business – 30 Sept – 1 October 2015, Sasana Kijang Bank Negara Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur [-]

Certificate in Retail and Manufacturing Management

Whistler Adventure School
Campus 9 - 12 months Open Enrollment Canada Pemberton

Our Retail and Manufacturing Manager courses focus on developing the strategies of creating and operating a successful small business or manufacturing start up. Product design, sales, and customer services skills will help students create their niche in the industry. Each course in the certificate incorporates different elements to educate students on the proficiencies needed to be successful in the retail and manufacturing world. Each course can be completed individually or combine all six courses, including a co-op work placement, for a full program graduation. [+]

Program Highlights Our Retail and Manufacturing Manager courses focus on developing the strategies of creating and operating a successful small business or manufacturing start up. Product design, sales, and customer services skills will help students create their niche in the industry. Each course in the certificate incorporates different elements to educate students on the proficiencies needed to be successful in the retail and manufacturing world. Each course can be completed individually or combine all six courses, including a co-op work placement, for a full program graduation. Course Breakdown: 60 hours per course plus a 300 hour co-op work placement. Location: On Campus & Satellite Campus Program Summary Program Name: Retail & Manufacturing Program Program Hours: 600 (Full Time) Length of Study: 9‐12 Months Credits: 26 Credential: Certificate CIC Eligibility: One year study permit and co-op work permit. Work and Study permits expire upon graduation. Entry Requirements: Minimum 18 years old & Proficiency in English. Intake dates: March, June & October Courses within the Retail & Manufacturing Manager Program: Bicycle Mechanic Bike parks are springing up all over North America. With the explosion of participants, the need for highly trained, specialized bike mechanics has grown. Students in this course will be educated on all aspects of bike maintenance and sales to become a part of this growing field. Course content will focus on modern bike building techniques, repairs, customer service and sales. Students will be educated on the geometry of bike design, repair and maintenance, as well general business practices. This... [-]

Certificates in Management (Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment)

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 3 months February 2017 South Africa Johannesburg

The Department of Quality and Operations Management at University of Johannesburg, offers certificate courses to individuals who would like to upgrade their formal qualification. [+]

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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. [+]

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. [-]

Project Management Certificate

University of Redlands
Online & Campus Combined Part time 10 months January 2018 USA Torrance West Covina + 1 more

This program provides the professional education to lead complex projects effectively from inception to close-out. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management 2017. This program provides the professional education to lead complex projects effectively from inception to close-out. Blending theory with practice, this program is aligned with the Project Management Institute's (PMI)® Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®Guide), and emphasizes individual and organizational leadership characteristics in project management. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to plan, schedule and implement complex projects within industrial, service, governmental or nonprofit organizations. In addition, the program covers all the discipline areas required by PMI® to sit for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam. The University of Redlands School of Continuing Studies has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (REP), the School of Continuing Studies has agreed to abide by PMI® established quality assurance criteria. PMI® , PMP® and PMBOK® are registered marks of the Project Management Institute,Inc Required courses include (15 credits): Project Management Principles and Practice (3 credits) [PMCS 301] Overview of project management processes and principles used in planning and monitoring project activities from inception through closure. Topics include the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)® , the role of the project manager, project life cycle and project management deliverables. Emphasizes project planning, execution, monitoring and control. Project Planning, Procurement and Cost Management (3 credits) [PMCS 304] Surveys the project management planning and risk management principles used in the definition of scope, time management and risk analysis. Topics include... [-]

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... [-]

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. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Management 2017. 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... [-]