Online Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management 

Earn your business management certificate online at Champlain College and enter this career field with a credential employers will respect. This certificate is designed to provide an understanding of the function of management in an organization and key foundational business skills to entry-level and mid-level business professionals looking to take on a management role.

Our online Business Management certificate will:

  • Give you an understanding of traditional business functional areas and how they are leveraged in organizations
  • Prepare you to apply management concepts and approaches such as planning and controlling organizational resources, managing organizational change, and leadership
  • Teach you to utilize sound approaches in critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Equip you with effective professional communication skills
  • Show you how to integrate various functional areas of business to guide innovation, formulate strategy, and solve complex business problems

Note: Federal financial aid is only available for associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs. Stand-alone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.

Benefits of a Business Management Certificate From Champlain

At Champlain College Online, we understand how important it is for busy working adults to gain knowledge and expertise quickly, which is why our business management certificate coursework is applicable to the real world from day one, and is offered 100% online, allowing you to participate at days and times convenient to you. Our certificate program can be completed in less than a year, allowing you to get started in your new career path sooner. Whether you've already earned an undergraduate degree or you're currently pursuing your bachelor's degree, taking business management courses online is a great way to earn a credential in the business field, get your resume noticed, and demonstrate proficiency in a focused area of knowledge.

Business Management Certificate Program Curriculum*

Our undergraduate certificate in business management is designed for working adults, and equips students with foundational knowledge of the fundamentals of business management that can be applied to their workplaces from day one. 

When you study business management online, you will be taking business management classes, professional courses, and general education courses, all of which are focused and relevant to today's business professionals. And because all of our business management certificate courses are included in our Business Management associate and bachelor's degree programs, your certificate can be earned as either a stand-alone credential or as a step along your path towards a degree.

 Course # Course TitleCredits
MGMT 210 Managing Behavior in Organizations 3
MGMT 260 Project Management I 3
MGMT 425 Critical Thinking & Decision-Making in Business 3
MGMT 460 Strategic Management 3
MGMT 470 Business Management Capstone 3

* Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call an admissions representative at 888-545-3459 for more information.

Why Champlain?

All of Champlain College's undergraduate certificate programs were designed with the adult learner in mind. All are offered in areas essential to today's job market, and are designed to be taught with the needs of busy working adults in mind: with immediate professional relevance, real-world application, and collaborative instruction from faculty that are experts in their fields. Our courses are offered in a convenient, 100% online format, accessible at any time, from anywhere, allowing you to fit your classwork into your schedule in a way that works for you. And because Champlain College is dedicated to offering a high-quality higher education experience, you'll be gaining both knowledge in your field of interest, and broadly-applicable skills essential to success in the modern workplace, such as critical thinking, problem solving, and communication. Earning a certificate from Champlain College Online means obtaining a respected credential from an accredited, nonprofit institution with a 140-year legacy of career-focused higher education, named the "Most Innovative School" in the North by U.S. News & World Report. 

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