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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration, FlexPath Option

School of Business and Technology

The Business Administration graduate certificate provides learners with practical and relevant content integrated across functional business areas and emphasizes analytics and leadership as key elements required of MBA graduates for success in the workplace. Learners gain knowledge and skills in these foundational business areas and learn how to apply data to evidence-based decision making in the workplace. Learners who pursue this graduate certificate through the FlexPath option earn a Business Administration graduate certificate through self-paced demonstrations of competencies.

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Four Required Courses

 

 

8 program points

MBA-FPX5008
Applied Business Analytics

This course introduces learners to business analytics and its role in evidence-based decision making. Learners examine data and analytics techniques that create relevant, actionable, and meaningful information.  For FlexPath option MBA degree and certificate program learners and non-degree learners only.

2 program points

AND

Choose three from the following:

MBA-FPX5006 *
Business Strategy

Learners in this course examine ways in which companies formulate and implement strategy to effectively compete in the marketplace. Learners apply strategic models and analysis to address competitive challenges. For FlexPath option MBA degree and certificate program learners and non-degree learners only. Prerequisite(s): Completion of or concurrent registration in MBA-FPX5002.

2 program points
MBA-FPX5010
Accounting Methods for Leaders

Learners in this course gain an understanding of how methods of financial and managerial accounting are used to analyze business performance and make evidence-based business decisions. Learners examine tax, ethical, and legal implications of accounting methods.  For FlexPath option MBA degree and certificate program learners and non-degree learners only.

2 program points
MBA-FPX5012 *
Marketing Management

This course covers marketing theories, models, and practices used by businesses. Learners examine the expanded roles of analytics, technology, and social media in marketing strategy and implementation. Learners also use business analytics skills to address marketing problems and apply marketing methods to business challenges.  For FlexPath option MBA degree and certificate program learners and non-degree learners only.  Prerequisite(s): MBA-FPX5008

2 program points
MBA-FPX5014 *
Applied Managerial Finance

Learners in this course explore financial concepts and techniques required to evaluate, report, and maximize firm performance and value. Learners analyze environmental and market factors, goals, and constraints; and apply regulatory and ethical principles and business analytics skills to drive data-based decision making. For FlexPath option MBA degree and certificate program learners and non-degree learners only. Prerequisite(s): MBA-FPX5008, MBA-FPX5010.

2 program points
MBA-FPX5016 *
Operations Management for Leaders

In this course, learners examine theories and models of business operations and their role in developing and delivering a superior product or service to the marketplace. Learners also apply business analytics skills and use data to evaluate strategic and tactical impact to business functions across the organization. For FlexPath option MBA degree and certificate program learners and non-degree learners only. Prerequisite(s): MBA-FPX5008.

2 program points

 

 

Total

 

 

8 program points

* Denotes courses that have prerequisite(s). Refer to the descriptions for further details.

GuidedPath courses and FlexPath courses fulfill the program requirements and prerequisites for each delivery model.