Business and Management

Overview

Business and Management Programs

Contemporary business practices and operations are being increasingly streamlined, reducing the levels of management, and driving responsibility to the technical professionals. It is essential, in these positions, to have the proper education to demonstrate expertise and versatility in the latest operational theories, standards and tactical applications.

Job Outlook

Keen competition is expected for jobs as the number of applicants greatly exceeds the number of job openings. Opportunities will continue to be best for those office and administrative support worker supervisors and managers who show leadership and team building skills, and who are able to multitask, communicate well, and keep abreast of technological advances. 

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Analytical Skills Courses

All fees subject to change.

Certificate Sacramento6 months

Business Analyst
Certificate Program

Overview

The role of a business analyst is to provide professional expertise to help the organization work smarter to achieve its mission.

This program provides a modern tool set that integrates the best from proven methodologies such as Six Sigma, Lean, Agile, Theory of Constraints as well as traditional Systems Development Lifecycle. By applying theory to realistic scenarios, analysts can develop their communication, problem solving and implementation skills to translate business possibilities into realities.

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Registration

If your state agency or department is paying registration fees, use the Registration Agreement form. If you are paying your own fees, use the Non-Credit Registration form.

You may also register online for most non-credit courses.

More details are available on the Non-Credit Registration page.

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Courses and Schedules

This certificate program consists of seven courses designed to be taken in the order listed.

Certificate Online4 months

Contract Management
Certificate Program

Overview

The Contract Management certificate program is fully online, and presents both a theoretical and practical problem solving approach to contract management. Learn about a contract manager’s responsibilities prior to contract award, the communication process in the contract management network, post-award surveillance tools, contract modifications, correcting contractual problems and processing terminations, cancellations, and claims.

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Registration

If your state agency or department is paying registration fees, use the Registration Agreement form. If you are paying your own fees, use the Non-Credit Registration form.

You may also register online for most non-credit courses.

More details are available on the Non-Credit Registration page.

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Courses and Schedules

This certificate program consists of four courses designed to be taken in the order listed.

Certificate Sacramento7 months

Human Resource Management
Certificate Program

Overview

Successful Human Resource Management (HRM) professionals enjoy working with others, are detailed-oriented, and understand the intricacies of personnel issues. They orchestrate a multitude of activities to meet organizational and personnel goals. Our HRM certificate program is for professionals who want to keep current on human resource issues in today’s business world.

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Registration

If your state agency or department is paying registration fees, use the Registration Agreement form. If you are paying your own fees, use the Non-Credit Registration form.

You may also register online for most non-credit courses.

More details are available on the Non-Credit Registration page.

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Courses and Schedules

This certificate program consists of seven courses designed to be taken in the order listed.

Master's Sacramento1 year

International MBA (IMBA)

This is a cohort-based, full-time, day-time MBA program.

The IMBA program is designed to develop participants’ critical thinking and analysis skills in cost accounting as well as their abilities to support the strategic directions of their organizations as they attempt to deal with global competition, economic volatility and fluid organizational structures.

Certificate Sacramento5 months

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
Certificate Program

Overview

Are you looking for ways to streamline business processes? Would you like to save money and time for both your company and your clients? See how Lean Six Sigma might help.

The Lean Six Sigma certificate program focuses on continuous improvement and reduction of waste to improve overall customer value. Lean and Six Sigma are powerful tools used in manufacturing, engineering, IT and service organizations. These proven methods, trusted by well-known leaders such as General Electric and Motorola, Inc., are valued in today’s economy.

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Registration

If your state agency or department is paying registration fees, use the Registration Agreement form. If you are paying your own fees, use the Non-Credit Registration form.

You may also register online for most non-credit courses.

More details are available on the Non-Credit Registration page.

Master's

Master of Science in Accountancy

The Master of Science in Accountancy (MS/Accountancy) program is in response to new developments in the accounting and business worlds. Significant changes in the regulatory climate, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, have increased the need for graduate-level education. The 150-credit hour education requirement established by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) also has significantly increased the demand for graduate education in accounting.

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Sac State Makes Top 100 Business Programs List

Sacramento State has cracked U.S. News and World Report’s Top 100 Best Online Graduate Business Programs for its Master of Science in Accountancy (MsA) program.

The program was ranked No. 70 in the nation by the publication, the first time it has made the Top 100 list – ahead of some noted institutions such as Texas A&M and the University of Massachusetts.

Master's Rancho Cordova15 months

MBA for Executives

Sacramento State’s Masters of Business Administration for Executives is a renowned and proven program that can be completed in 15-months. It is an AACSB-accredited degree designed for experienced professionals who aspire to leadership positions. Since 2005 the College of Business Administration has graduated over 650 EMBA students and continues to fuel top positions within leading Fortune 500 companies in Sacramento and the Bay Area. 

Certificate Sacramento8 months

Meeting and Event Planning
Certificate Program

Overview

When a meeting or event is well planned, you know it. All aspects of the event function as desired. If the unexpected occurs, it is well-handled. Let this be your experience by learning how to run a successful event through the Meeting and Event Planning certificate program.

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Meeting and Event Planning Courses

All fees subject to change.

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On-Demand Courses

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Certificate Sacramento5 months

Professional Sales
Certificate Program

Overview

Many people use sales techniques every day without realizing it. When you have to pitch an idea to your boss, negotiate a project or serve customers, you are using key competencies used by successful sales people.

Through this program, you can take these skills to the next level. You will learn how to build trust, improve negotiations and form stronger customer relationships. More importantly, you will receive mentoring from subject-matter experts who will provide personal guidance to help you grow professionally.

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Certificate Sacramento6 months

Project Management
Certificate Program

Overview

There is a lot riding on your project — its benefit to your organization and how it reflects your abilities. You want to ensure success, but know that it hinges on the expertise and cooperation of others. Learn proven effective strategies to deliver projects on time and within budget in the Project Management certificate program. You will develop a disciplined approach to projects that includes risk assessment, quality assurance and team communication.

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Registration

If your state agency or department is paying registration fees, use the Registration Agreement form. If you are paying your own fees, use the Non-Credit Registration form.

You may also register online for most non-credit courses.

More details are available on the Non-Credit Registration page.

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Courses and Schedules

This certificate program consists of six courses which should be taken in the order listed.

Certificate Sacramento4 months

Supervisory Development
Certificate Program

Overview

Supervisors play a vital role inside of an organization. These individuals must be well equipped to manage workloads, diversity and performance, all while motivating employees. Supervisors must build trust and accountability with their employees while finding ways to motivate individual team members. In this certificate program, participants will develop the necessary tools to strategically make decisions and lead employees.

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Registration

If your state agency or department is paying registration fees, use the Registration Agreement form. If you are paying your own fees, use the Non-Credit Registration form.

You may also register online for most non-credit courses.

More details are available on the Non-Credit Registration page.

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Train-the-Trainer
Certificate Program

Overview

A highly skilled and well-educated workforce is vital for every organization’s success. Training professionals requires thoughtful analysis of skill gaps, the goals of the organization, and training alternatives to determine the best means for organizational and workforce development. Whether focused on soft skills, leadership, or technical training content, learn to design, develop, and deliver high-quality training programs.

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Registration

If your state agency or department is paying registration fees, use the Registration Agreement form. If you are paying your own fees, use the Non-Credit Registration form.

You may also register online for most non-credit courses.

More details are available on the Non-Credit Registration page.

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Courses and Schedules

This certificate program consists of four courses designed to be taken in the order listed.

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Workforce Development Professional Apprenticeship

Workforce development professionals (WDP) play a critical role in today’s labor market. They help individuals access services to reenter the job market and map out the educational and career paths of customers starting in their teens. But increasingly, WDPs provide leadership in workforce development on a local and state level. 

Now these professionals, who know the value of training for others, have a training program designed especially for them.

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