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Majors & Certificates

MANAGEMENT CAREER PREP WITH MICROSOFT

The Management Career Prep with Microsoft program at Lackawanna College gives students a strong knowledge of management within the business community and ultimately allows them to earn a certificate in business management.

Each student will have a choice of either the Business Management Career Prep track or the Associate Professional in Human Resources track, both of which include online components.

In addition, students will be trained and certified in Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

The Management Career Prep with Microsoft program teaches students the most vital lessons of the business management world, including organization, leadership, staffing, and recruiting skills.

Either track will make students more attractive as candidates seeking professional roles after graduating.

You can apply to the program right now! Keep reading below to learn more about it.

WHY ENROLL IN OUR MANAGEMENT CAREER PREP WITH MICROSOFT?

Any kind of management training certificate will give job candidates a leg up on those who don’t possess such training. Employers like to know that a candidate can talk about the concepts they would need to know as an employee.

It’s also a huge relief to an employer when a potential new hire can come in and immediately start working based on an educational background in the various aspects of business management or human resources.

This is also where the Microsoft Office aspect of the management preparation course is relevant. Businesses from law firms to banks to restaurants may use the programs of the Microsoft Office Suite from day to day.

Employers will find those candidates who already know these programs to be more worthy of hiring.

 

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WHAT’S INVOLVED IN OUR MANAGEMENT CAREER PREP WITH MICROSOFT?

The Management Career Prep with Microsoft program takes place online and runs for 400 hours over 26 weeks. It costs $7,500.

Students who enroll in the business management training course have two tracks to choose from: the Business Management Career Prep track and the Associate Professional in Human Resources track.

Business Management Career Prep Track

The Business Management Career Prep Track provides students with a thorough understanding of management with a focus on the characteristics of successful managers, manager development, and critical thinking.

Using a theoretical approach, this course will encourage students to define effective management and identify the strategies necessary to be successful business managers.

Subjects covered include:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Sustaining – A Balanced Approach to Management
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Leading
  • Controlling
  • The Future of Management

Upon completing the program, students will be fully prepared to begin working as business managers.

Associate Professional in Human Resources Track

The Associate Professional in Human Resources track is an HR management course that weaves together solid human resource principles, timely research, and recent events, such as the unemployment and financial problems in the United States and other countries.

This course highlights important challenges facing managers and employees in today’s business climate. Interesting case studies explore real companies and organizations in-depth and delve into some of today’s most effective and unique approaches in dealing with HR issues.

Other subjects covered in this track include:

  • HR Roles, Strategy, and Planning
  • Equal Employment and Discrimination
  • Workforce, Jobs, and Retention
  • Staffing, Recruiting, and Selection
  • Training, Talent Management, and Career Development
  • Performance Management and Appraisal
  • Total Rewards and Compensation
  • Variable Pay, Executive Compensation, and Benefits
  • Risk Management, Worker Protection, and Employee Relations
  • Union/Management Relations and Grievances

In addition, this course provides study materials to help prepare for the PHR Exam (included).

WHY CHOOSE LACKAWANNA COLLEGE?

Each of these programs yields a certificate in business management for graduates. Students can take what they have learned here and apply it to any professional job they seek, whether that is as a general manager, human resources manager, or marketing manager.

Best of all, the courses you take at Lackawanna College are built to be affordable to you. We believe in providing our students with a quality education that’s not out of reach for anyone.

APPLY TO OUR MANAGEMENT CAREER PREP WITH MICROSOFT PROGRAM

A certificate in business management from Lackawanna College’s Management Career Prep with Microsoft program will go a long way toward helping graduates to secure their professional futures in business or human resources.

Apply to the program today!

We look forward to hearing from you!

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