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The Advanced Business Management Certificate program is designed to teach the critical skills and knowledge needed to function effectively in todays's work place. The certificate includes coursework in management principles, communication skills, financial analysis, human resource management, business law, managerial accounting, economics, marketing, and psychology. An additional 12 credits, beyond the 18 credits earned in the Business Management program, is required to earn the Penn State Advanced Business Management Certificate.

PROGRAM CONTENT
ACCTG 211
Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making (4)*

B LAW 243 Legal Environment of Business (3)
or
B A 243 Social, Legal, and Ethical Environment of Business (4)

ECON 002 Introductory Microeconomic Analysis and Policy (3)
or
ECON 004 Introductory Macroeconomics Analysis and Policy (3)

ENGL 015 Rehetoric and Composition (3)

ACCTG 204 Introductory Managerial Accounting (3)  Actual and standard cost systems; managerial uses of cost data. **
or
FIN 100 Introduction to Finance (3)**

MGMT 100 or 100W Survey of Management (3)

MGMT 321 Leadership and Motivation (3)
or
MGMT 331 Management and Organization (3)
or
MGMT 341 Human Resource Management (3)

MKTG 221 Contemporary American Marketing (3)

PSYCH 100 Psychology (3)
or
SOC 001 Introductory Sociology (3)
or
SOC 003 Introductory Social Psychology (3)

SPCOM 100 Effective Speech (3)

*ACCTG 200 acceptable

**ACCTG 204 acceptable when ACCTG 200 has been completed

 

For more information, contact Continuing Education at 724-334-6010.