Management Certificate

Overview

Designed for the working professional who wants to focus on a particular area of study, the Management certificate provides a substantial base that can be used for career advancement or continuation in Lasell’s Master of Science in Management Program. Each certificate is composed of five three-credit courses and can be completed within nine months. Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor’s degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.

Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.

Curriculum

There are three courses (9 credits) that are part of the Core Curriculum. They are:

MGMT 749 - Ethical Theory to Management Practice
This course introduces the discipline of ethical analysis and its application to management. The course examines different methods of value clarifications, the sources of ethical conflict in management practices, the structure of ethical argu­ments, as well as the ethical theories and principles associated with management. The course also explores how these concepts are concretely applied in organizations and professional life.

MGMT 751 - Business Strategy
This course studies strategy formulation and implementation in international and domestic business enterprise. Case analysis and other appropriate methodologies are used to develop the skills and judgment necessary to provide overall direction to the organization. In particular, the course emphasizes the translation of strategy formulation to strategy implementation.

MGMT 752 - Change Management
This course focuses on how organizational change can be managed. In order to survive in rapidly changing and highly competitive operating environments, organizations must learn how to continually adapt, evolve, contract, expand, and innovate. Organizational change management is about implementation of business strategies, and more generally, new ideas and practices.

Two additional courses (6 credits) are required to complete the certificate.  The courses can be any graduate Management courses.

COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
GRAD MGMT
MGMT700 21st Century Global Leadership 3
MGMT702 Research Methods 3
MGMT703 Strategic Information Management 3
MGMT704 Financial Management 3
MGMT705 Organizational Theory 3
MGMT706 Marketing Management 3
MGMT707 Operations Strategy 3
MGMT708 Aging & Technology 3
MGMT713 Fundraising & Development 3
MGMT714 Principles of Project Management 3
MGMT720 Social Gerontology 3
MGMT721 Elder Care Policy & Politics 3
MGMT722 Housing & Long-Term Care Options 3
MGMT724 Marketing to Seniors 3
MGMT726 Services & Programs for Older Adults 3
MGMT728 Human Resources Management 3
MGMT730 Health Management for Seniors 3
MGMT731 Human Resource Law 3
MGMT734 Aging in American Society 3
MGMT735 Planning & Writing Grant Proposals 3
MGMT736 Leadership & Operations in Lodging Mgmt 3
MGMT737 Capital Campaigns & Major Gifts 3
MGMT740 Consumer Behavior 3
MGMT741 Marketing Research 3
MGMT743 Fundraising Concepts & Practices 3
MGMT744 Global Marketing 3
MGMT745 Marketing Strategy 3
MGMT746 E-Commerce 3
MGMT747 Event Management Operations 3
MGMT748 Social Marketing 3
MGMT749 Ethical Theory & Management 3
MGMT750 Ldrship & Ops in Casino & Resort Mgmt 3
MGMT751 Business Strategy 3
MGMT752 Change Management 3
MGMT754 Revenue Management in Hospitality 3
MGMT755 Sustainability in Hosp & Event Mgmt 3
MGMT756 Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality 3
MGMT757 Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt 3
MGMT758 Service Quality Management 3
MGMT798 Research Project Capstone 3
MGMT799 Internship Capstone 3

Application Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to a certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.

Application Requirements

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school

*Materials should be addressed to:
Lasell College
The Office of Graduate Admission
1844 Commonwealth Ave. 
Newton, MA 02466