The Graduate Certificate in Business Management Foundations is a 12-credit, 4-course online program designed to provide you with foundational knowledge in key areas of business management. Students can complete the program in as little as 8 months.

Courses are delivered completely online and are asynchronous. This means you are not required to log in at a particular time each week. You also have the flexibility to start and complete weekly assignments when and where it’s convenient for you.

Students will select 4 courses from the following list.  

Course List - Graduate Certificate in Business Management Foundations 

Required Courses (Select 12 credits)
Title Abbreviation Description Credits
Strategic Leading and Identity BA 888 Emphasizes identity issues that are critical to understanding individual and collective processes in organizational life. 3 credits
Global Strategic Management MBADM 571 Understanding the integration of multiple functional business areas to resolve global business problems and improve organizational performance.  3 credits
Financial Accounting MBADM 811 Covers accounting rules, practices, and applications that characterize the accounting presentations that for-profit organizations provide to the public. 3 credits
Managing and Leading People in Organizations MBADM 816 Overview of human behavior in organizations, and implications for managing and leading individuals, teams, and organizations. 3 credits
Financial Management MBADM 820 Application of techniques available to aid managers in sound financial decision making. 3 credits
Marketing in a Global Environment MBADM 821 Examines strategic issues in marketing, including analysis, planning, and implementation; gain hands-on experience in taking control of an enterprise operation involving marketing, production, and financial decision making at both the strategic and tactical levels. 3 credits


Course Availability

If you're ready to see when your courses will be offered, visit our public LionPATH course search (opens in new window) to start planning ahead.