Westcliff University

Westcliff University

Graduate Certificate in Executive Management


16715 Von Karman Ave.


Irvine, CA 92606

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Certificate in Executive Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Graduate Certificate in Executive Management is designed for students who have already received a degree and are typically employed in a management position and are desirous of obtaining the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for personal advancement as a management executive.  A focus of the program is emphasis on becoming an effective leader with a capacity to lead in any specific geographical area in the world.  The content of the four courses in the program are offered with a global perspective and customized assignments, using detailed case study research as specifically associated with the current or intended occupations of all students.


Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop mastery of functional components of business: data analysis, strategy, marketing, and organizational change.
  • Evaluate all facets of strategic implementation and execution for a sustainable competitive advantage and the benefits and risks of expanding business through mergers and acquisitions.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of executive management and the responsibility for growing organizations.
  • Describe how to apply concepts of various cultural, political, and legal aspects to international business activities when competing globally.
  • Construct strategic initiatives to manage and sustain change, including implementing change management of organizational growth into global and international markets.


Course Requirements (12 Credit Hours Required)

*Must take 4 of the following courses

  • BUS 525 Strategic Management in a Globalized Economy
  • BUS 604 Data Analysis and Business Intelligence
  • BUS 612 Market Research
  • BUS 620 International Finance
  • BUS 630 International Business
  • BUS 631 Managing Global Diversity
  • BUS 632 Managing International Human Resources
  • BUS 641 Leading Strategic Change within Organization




WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

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