Greater expertise

Valparaiso University’s MBA program makes its expertise available to the community through its Graduate Business Certificate Program. Students looking to advance their credentials may apply for a certificate in any of a number of concentrations offered by the MBA program. By completing four courses in the concentration, the student will earn a Graduate Business Certificate in that area. Those who have graduated from the MBA program may return for additional certifications. The admission requirements and application process are the same as for the MBA degree. Graduate Business Certificates are available in the following areas:

MGT 750 High Performance Organizations 3 cr.
Any other three 700 level courses 9 cr.

BUS 742 Tools for Decision Making 3 cr.
BUS 743 Data Information and Knowledge 3 cr.
BUS 744 Strategic Market Intelligence 3 cr.
MGT 745 Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP) 3 cr.
BUS 751 Operations Management 3 cr.

MGT 752 Managing Emerging Technologies 3 cr.
MGT 753 Project Management 3 cr.
MGT 754 Managing Technical Teams 3 cr.
MGT 755 Creativity & Innovation 3 cr.
MGT 758 Intellectual Property Management 3 cr.
MGT 759 Developing People 3 cr.

MGT 723 Financial Modeling & Capital Creation 3 cr.
MGT 758 Intellectual Property Management 3 cr.
MGT 771 Introducing a New Idea 3 cr.
MGT 772 The Lean Launch Pad 3 cr.
MGT 773 Family Business Strategies 3 cr.

FIN 720 Global Investment Strategy 3 cr.
FIN 721 Derivatives & Hedge Fund Strategies 3 cr.
FIN 722 Global Capital Markets 3 cr.
FIN 723 Financial Modeling & Capital Creation 3 cr.
FIN 724 Global Financial Analysis 3 cr.

MGT 745 Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP) 3 cr.
MGT 750 High Performance Organizations 3 cr.
MGT 751 Operations Management 3 cr.
MGT 752 Managing Emerging Technologies 3 cr.
MGT 753 Project Management 3 cr.
MGT 754 Managing Technical Teams 3 cr.
MGT 755 Creativity & Innovation 3 cr.
MGT 756 Supply Chain Management 3 cr.
MGT 757 Developing People 3 cr.
MGT 758 Intellectual Property Management 3 cr.

MKT 730 Brand Management 3 cr.
MKT 731 Digital Marketing 3 cr.
MKT 732 Social Media Marketing 3 cr.
Any other 700 level course 3 cr.

MGT 702 Managing Sustainability 3 cr.
MGT 703 Forces Affecting Sustainability in Business 3 cr.
MGT 704 Case Studies in Sustainability 3 cr.
MGT 705 Fieldwork in Sustainability 3 cr.