A Graduate Certificate in Business Management can help you get where you want to go faster and gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
- Career Management
With CareerBoostTM, the career management program integrated throughout your courses, you can define and achieve your professional goals.
- Real-World Scenarios
Explore issues related to day-to-day business operations, including managing collaborations, developing individuals, and creating positive working relationships.
- Technology Trends
Discover current technology trends that can help businesses thrive and examine the latest approaches and processes for problem-solving and decision making.
- Matriculate to an M.B.A.
Continue your commitment to learning. Credits from the Graduate Certificate in Business Management program can be applied toward Walden’s M.B.A. program.
Today’s job market is constantly evolving, and a career management strategy is critical to remain competitive and successful. Career advancers and job seekers alike must know how to network, develop strong professional relationships, know your value proposition, and find ways to market your value in different mediums. Through CareerBoostTM courses, you will learn how to effectively manage your career or prepare for a successful job search. By developing or perfecting your unique toolkit of job search techniques, interviewing strategies, personal branding tips, résumés, and cover letters, you can put yourself on the right path to career success.
“Proactive career management is vital in today’s economic climate. Through assessing your qualifications, researching job opportunities early in your academic career, and building connections with professionals in your field, you will capitalize on opportunities to strengthen and market your qualifications and build your professional network.”
Lisa J. Cook, J.D., M.Ed.
Director of Career Services
Through CareerBoostTM, you will have the opportunity to engage more closely with Walden’s Career Services Center, which offers:
- Resources for job opportunities and career information.
- Résumé and curriculum vitae tips.
- Guidance on networking and branding.
- Strategies to help you prepare for interviews and land the job.
When you graduate, Walden will still be here to help you excel in your career. By joining our alumni network of more than 63,000 people all over the world, you will have opportunities to connect with fellow alumni who share your interests as well as access to Career Insider.
Gain insight from the business, economic, and technology leaders who are transforming our industries with their entrepreneurial acumen and innovative thinking. As a student in Walden’s M.B.A. program, you’ll have exclusive access to online content that includes interviews featuring renowned speakers, such as:
Ursula Burns joined Xerox in 1980 as a mechanical engineering intern. She ascended through the ranks to become the first African-American woman to lead a Fortune 500 company in 2009. Under Burns’ innovative direction, Xerox has flourished in the digital age, with sales approaching $23 billion.
Named one of the “Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years” by PBS, Harvard Business School professor and best-selling author Bill George provides leaders with advice on how they can develop their own authentic leadership skills by identifying their “True North.”
As CEO of Zappos.com, Tony Hsieh has helped the company grow to more than $1 billion in annual sales and make Fortune magazine’s list of Best Companies to Work For—all by focusing on one word: “happiness.” The young e-commerce entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author has used happiness as his business model to promote positive change within organizations and throughout the world.
A driving force behind the marketing concept of building brand awareness, Shelly Lazarus was the first woman to join Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide and now serves as the ad agency’s chairman emeritus. Lazarus, who was named one of the most powerful women in business by both Fortune and Forbes magazines, is a strong advocate for women’s ability to balance work and family life and for everyone loving the work they do.