University of Maryland University College's Graduate E-Business Certificate is designed to address the basic requirements of e-business: introduction to e-business, e-marketing, e-technologies, e-business economics, and social, legal, ethical, and regulatory issues. The Internet has opened up new possibilities for organizing and running a business and is changing the way businesses transact goods and services. As businesses invest in the commercialization of the Internet/WWW, there is an enormous need from a variety of fronts to understand the implications for strategic initiatives, marketing and advertising, financial markets, information systems strategy, human resource management, supply chain management and legal issues. A certificate program in e-Business is designed for students to learn how organizations can use Internet technology to create new business opportunities and how they can transform an existing business into an e-Business. Core coursework includes: Introduction to E-Business, E-Marketing, Social, Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues, E-Technology, and E-Business Economics. This certificate requires 15 semester hours to complete.
Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.