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Effective Management

Earn Your Effective Management Certificate in 3 Months

37,800Number of Jobs, 2018

$111,340Median Pay per year, 2018

8%Job Growth, 2018-2028 (FYI - 5% is average)

*U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook - Training and Development Managers

According to a study from Cornell University, "Small businesses that implement effective employee management strategies experience a 23.3% higher profit growth and a reduction in employee turnover by 66.8%." Our certificate in Effective Management will enable students to implement and practice employee management strategies at any company.

You Will:

  • Actively participate in discussions about "real life" scenarios concerning management techniques and best practices to impact the workplace.
  • Explore major topics that will provide you with successful management practices which can be directly integrated into any job.

Ideal For:

  • Project managers.
  • Managers/trainers of effective management.
  • Consultants/subject-matter experts.
  • Executive administrative staff seeking career advancement.
  • Individuals seeking a career change.
  • IT professionals.
  • Effective management program graduates

Program Stats:

  • Twelve required courses (36 hours of hands-on activities and industry expert advice)
  • 3.6 continuing education units (CEUs)

Please note: Tentatively, Effective Management will be available for enrollment for the Spring 2021 term. Stay connected for program updates by signing up to receive email notices.

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Course Title

Graduates of this certificate will be able to:
- Identify the role and functions of an effective manager in an organization;
- Define the core components of effective listening and communication skills, and apply to real-life interactions;
- Understand the important steps necessary to recruit, select, and train new employees;
- Identify valuable techniques in coaching, monitoring and retaining employees;
- Be knowledgeable about the latest developments in employment law and its impact on organizations;
- Have an understanding of effective strategies that motivate employees and resolve conflict in the workplace;
- Understand the role of managers in vision setting and decision making processes;
- Understand the crucial roles managers play in ensuring the success of an organization

- Recent college graduates seeking management skill training
- Employees seeking management track career opportunities
- Newly promoted managers
- Current managers
- Career development

This program is open to all interested persons.

Carol Creighton
Associate Dean, University Extended Education, Cal State Fullerton
Linda Crowder
Manager, Training & Development, Yamaha Corporation of America
Lauren Henderson
Program Developer, University Extended Education, Cal State Fullerton
Kari A Knutson Miller
Dean, University Extended Education; AVP, International Programs & Global Engagement, California State University, Fullerton
Joe Navarro
Human Resources Director, Rich Products
Merry Terese Rogers
Manager, St. Joseph's Hospital
Brandy Schaal
Program Manager, University Extended Education, Cal State Fullerton

Program Details

Location: Virtual Instruction
Length: 3 months
Cost: $1,260*
Next Start: TBD

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