The Essentials of People Management certificate is a stackable credential that provides students with the baseline management skills for all people managers throughout various organizations and disciplines. The certificate equips individuals with an understanding of the essential HR knowledge and skills for the non-HR supervisor. The certificate develops the foundational competencies necessary to be innovative leaders that foster a healthy and productive workplace culture that values justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
BBM 102 Introduction to Business
HRM 201 Foundations of People Management
BBM BBM 306 Foundations of Innovative Leadership
HRM 351 Managing Diversity
Students must take 3 credits of electives chosen from the following list (students may take a 3-credit course or multiple 1-credit “Micro-Courses”):
The certificate will also accept 3 Business Management credits related to the University Partnership Center/College of Business Supervisory Training Program.
By student request, additional courses may be used as an elective with prior approval from the Program Chair.
This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2022-2023 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2021 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.