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    May 24, 2024  
Draft 2024-2025 Catalog 
Draft 2024-2025 Catalog

Business Management Undergraduate Certificate (Hybrid/Hyderabad)

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Program Information

The Certificate in Business Management program consists of ten courses that will teach students the fundamentals of business management, including critical thinking, communication, mathematics, economics, finance, accounting, and information systems. The certificate can be completed in two terms, and it can be applied towards a Bachelor’s Degree at Golden Gate University.

Students must complete all 30 units of the program at Golden Gate University and must earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 “C” or better.

Students enrolled in this program may not audit any of the courses required for this program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this certificate program will be able to:

  • Identify assumptions and claims in arguments. Identify, categorize, and distinguish among elements of ideas, concepts, theories, or practical approaches to standard problems.
  • Draw warranted inferences and formulate hypotheses from evidence; assess strengths and weaknesses of inferences.
  • Present accurate arithmetic and algebraic calculations and symbolic operations.
  • Present accurate interpretations of quantitative information on political, economic, health-related, or technological topics and explain how both calculations and symbolic operations are used in those offerings.
  • Explain how both calculations and symbolic operations are used in quantitative information on political, economic, health-related, or technological topics.
  • Create and explain graphs or other visual depictions of trends, relationships or changes in status.
  • Identify and describe ethical issues. Describe common theories, concepts, and approaches to moral problems. Apply ethical perspectives/concepts/theories to ethical questions accurately. Articulate positions on ethical issues and/or rationale for decisions taking into account differing ethical perspectives and concepts.​
  • Identify, categorize, evaluate, and cite multiple resources to create projects and papers with respect to a general theme within the arts, sciences, or professional practice.
  • Identify and examine connections between values, interests, strengths, prior learning (including academic learning), and professional goals.
  • Demonstrate attitudes and habits productive of lifelong learning, including curiosity, initiative, independence, and transfer (adapting and applying learning skills and knowledge gained in one situation to a new situation).
  • Develop cogent, coherent, and substantially error-free writing for effective communication to general and specialized audiences.
  • Effectively deliver formal and informal oral presentations appropriate to an audience in various contexts.
  • Describe a key debate or problem relevant to each core field, explain the significance of the debate or problem to the wider society, and show how concepts from the core field can be used to address the selected debates or problems.
  • Use recognized methods of each core field studied, including the gathering of evidence, in the execution of analytical, practical, or creative tasks.
  • Define, explain, and correctly apply concepts, theories and practices in business management.
  • Apply knowledge of managerial finance and economics to business problems. 
  • Apply concepts, theories, standards, and practices of business management to develop tactics and strategies and develop innovative solutions to business challenges. 

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