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Global Business Management Graduate Certificate

What You’ll Study

In today’s increasingly globalized business environment, managers need tools to assess and manage the challenges posed by ever-evolving global markets. The McColl School’s Global Business Management Certificate provides an approach to developing global mindsets in management. As a student, you will develop a better understanding of global cultures, their unique perspectives on business, and the important roles they play in the global marketplace. You will also learn to compare U.S. and foreign business standards and practices. The certificate will enhance your ability to assess and address emerging opportunities and threats in an interconnected world, develop innovative and ethical solutions, interpret and respond to diverse cultural, interpersonal, and group scenarios, and become a more effective and enlightened leader in the global business environment. If you’d like to advance in your career as a global business management professional, this is the program for you! 

The Certificate in Global Business Management can be pursued as a stand-alone certificate or a concentration in the MBA program. 

Program Highlights

Number of credits: 15 credit hours 

Number of courses needed to graduate: 5 

Average Completion Time: 3-5 semesters 

Cost per credit: $1,265 

Flexible Program: In-person, Online, and Hybrid 

How Can You Use This Certificate?

The need for global business management professionals exists across industries, such as: 

  • International business development 
  • Importing 
  • International services such as consulting and education 
  • Exporting 
  • Small to medium-sized international entrepreneurship and innovation 
  • Trade and investment 
  • Customs brokerages 
  • Global logistics/transportation 
  • Non-profit and government sectors 

Highlighted Courses

  • Economics for Managers (MBA 615) 
  • Global Business Strategy (MBA 688) 
  • International Experience (MBA 691) 
  • Cross-Cultural Management (MBA 693) 

Program Contact

Dawn Chanland, D.B.A.

MBA Program Director
Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior

Alvan Makoundi-Tchibinda

Graduate Recruiter

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The McColl School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) which is the gold standard for business schools. Fewer than six percent of business schools worldwide have obtained AACSB accreditation. 

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