Designed for the working professional who wants to focus on a particular area of study, the Project 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.
There are three courses (9 credits) that are part of the Core Curriculum. They are:
MGMT 714 - Principles of Project Management
This course focuses on the essentials of project management. It approaches project management from the standpoint of managing a single, stand-alone project that is small to medium in size. The course takes attendees through the project life cycle in the same sequence they would face when managing a real project in the workplace. Topics covered include the product and project life cycles, including initiation, planning, executing, controlling, and closing.
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|
|MGMT700||21st Century Global Leadership||3|
|MGMT703||Strategic Information Management||3|
|MGMT708||Aging & Technology||3|
|MGMT713||Fundraising & Development||3|
|MGMT714||Principles of Project Management||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|
|MGMT743||Fundraising Concepts & Practices||3|
|MGMT747||Event Management Operations||3|
|MGMT749||Ethical Theory & Management||3|
|MGMT750||Ldrship & Ops in Casino & Resort Mgmt||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|
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.
*Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Admission
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Graduate Info Session
Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.