Certificate in Management Essentials
A High Tech, High Paying and in High Demand Credential
The courses use shared business cases and a shared knowledge base that are accessible throughout the graduate certificate program. The common cases and knowledge base allow students to review material from courses that they have completed and provide an integrated perspective to business problems. Course delivery and material include online lectures accessible over the Internet, threaded discussions, online chat in real time and case analyses. Each course has the same user interface so that each course has the same look and feel allowing students to move seamlessly from course to course. Credential relates in its entirety to either NJIT MBA or NJIT MS in Management.
Who is the program recommended for?This 12 credit graduate certificate was created to offer managers and professionals core business knowledge in the areas of finance, marketing, accounting, and management information systems. It is designed to provide the skill and tools needed to analyze business models and to apply core business concepts to tactical and strategic problems. This includes advanced skills and tools to analyze business conditions and tactically solve problems and Finance and Management Accounting.
- Management Accounting which builds on traditional concepts of managerial accounting (break-even analysis, alternate choice decisions, profit planning, and transfer pricing) and develops the skills that an executive needs in strategic cost analysis.
- Financial and Economic Environment discusses issues related to interest rates, extraordinary rates of inflation, fiscal and monetary policy, and regulatory policy are integrated with market structure, cost and production technology, pricing policy, cash flow, risk-return opportunities, capital budgeting techiques, and decision making in companies.
- Competing in Global Markets examines the impact of global economic, financial, cultural, political, and legal factors on the development of marketing programs and on the marketing/R&D and marketing/manufacturing interfaces.
- Information Systems Principles incorporates he management of information processing resources, including: role of information processing, estimates of personnel resources and budgets, integration of corporate and MIS plans, organizational alternatives for MIS departments and support staffs, management of computer operations, equipment and general software acquisitions, intermediate and long-range MIS plans, integration of personal computers, minicomputers, and mainframes, and security and controls.
Why study for a Management Essentials graduate certificate through CPE?The graduate certificate's narrow focus allows you to dig deep into this specific topic, and start applying your knowledge sooner. It is possible to earn this graduate certificate entirely through online courses, so you can more easily fit it into your busy life. And whether you take courses online or on campus you'll learn from NJIT's distinguished professors and instructors from the School of Management.
What kind of Financial Assistance is Available?
Financial Assistance options for part-time, (6 credits or more) graduate certificate students include federally funded (U.S. Department of Education) student loans at low interest rates, US Veterans Administration educational benefits and US income tax credits plus eligibility for college work-study.
Online Graduate Certificate study at NJIT has its advantages. New Jersey residents studying online and/or on-campus will be charged, as always, the in-state tuition rate. However if you reside “outside” of New Jersey, you qualify for our new online tuition rate. This new rate is significantly lower than the out-of-state fee to attend classes on campus. In order to receive the new graduate online tuition all classes must be studied online during a given semester. Because of the new online tuition, adults living anywhere in the country, as well as abroad, can afford to earn a graduate certificate or a degree from NJIT. And international students do not need to acquire a Visa, since entirely online learning permits study from the home country.
PrerequisitesCompletion of a Bachelor's degree with a overall cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.8 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Related Degree ProgramsAll credits for The Management Essential Certificate relates in its entirety to either NJIT MBA or NJIT MS in Management. The MS in Management can be completed entirely online in limited formats, and the Management Essentials graduate certificate program is a great way to jump start into the program. Please see the online cross-reference chart for details.
Take NoteCheck the course descriptions for more information. Some courses have prerequisites and must be taken in order. More information about the graduate certificate may be found here.
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