Total Units Required: 21
All courses taken to fulfill program course requirements must be taken for a letter grade except those courses specified by the department as credit/no credit grading only.
A grade point average of 2.5 must be earned for courses required for the certificate, with a grade of C or higher earned in each course.
Course Requirements for the Certificate
The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this certificate.
For students in management, project management, or human resource management, MGMT 489F may not be counted toward satisfying their option requirements.
|MGMT 303||Survey of Management||3|
|MGMT 304||Human Resource Management||3|
|Certificate Core Courses|
|MGMT 444||Managing Project Teams||3|
|or BSIS 444||Systems Project Management|
|MGMT 488||Organizational Consulting||3|
|MGMT 489F||Practicum in Organizational Consulting||3|
|Select two of the following: 1||6|
|Honors Seminar in Business|
|Organizational Design and Change|
|Managing Teams and Conflict in Organizations|
|Introduction to Entrepreneurship|
|Business Systems Analysis|
|Strategic Personal Selling|
|Advanced Topics in Professional Sales|
Upper-division courses which are related to professional services and which are offered by other academic departments may also be taken but require prior approval by the chair of the Department of Management or the Director of the Professional Consulting Program.
Applicants must qualify for admission to the program. For all students (e.g. existing California State University, Chico students, transfer students, exchange students), a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 is required for admission to the certificate program. Candidates for the certificate must be accepted by the University, but it is not necessary to complete the requirements for a bachelor's degree in order to receive the Professional Management Consulting Certificate. Please consult with the chair of the Department of Management or the Undergraduate Business Advising Office for additional admissions criteria.