Program Overview

Yavapai College offers business minded students the opportunity to earn a certificate in Management. The certificate is designed to prepare students for leadership and management positions where they will apply management theory to solve issues.

Well-trained and educated management professionals are vital in the success of many types of business organizations. The increasingly competitive job market is requiring new entrants to have the essential business skills that often come from a collegiate level education in management. Managers have the responsibility of focusing their strategies towards an effective and efficient workforce, capable of meeting demands and satisfying a common organizational goal. Students will complete the required courses that include Principles of Supervision, Ethics in Business, and Principles of Management, among others.

The formal education earned from the Certificate in Management should enhance a student’s skills for immediate entry into a chosen area of business, or as the necessary education to up-date current skills for maintain a current position. The focused curriculum may further develop a professional’s abilities to align resources, improving productivity and overall profit. Students may apply the learned concepts in current positions or when aspiring to gain positions of leadership. The vast opportunities of a well-educated professional may be used in industries of construction, hospitality, human resources, healthcare, information technology, non-profit and government agencies.

Graduates entering into the sought after management position may be able to use the learned knowledge and skills to plan and organize a well oiled and successful company, organization or personal business. The program solidifies a students understanding of leadership, human resources and communication. Managers have the authority and responsibility to make decisions based on corporate standards and the best interest of all parties involved. Graduates may use the education for personal or professional betterment.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Yavapai College is a public, two-year, community college that was founded in 1965. The main campus is located in Prescott, Arizona with satellite campuses located throughout Arizona. Yavapai College has the mission of providing quality, higher learning and cultural resources for the diverse populations of Yavapai County.

    Yavapai College offers a wide variety of programs leading to certificates, degrees, and transfer programs. To help accommodate students with hectic schedules, Yavapai College offers weekday classes, evening classes, weekend classes and even online classes for students who may be unable to commute to campus.


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