Management for IT Professionals Certificate


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A managerial IT role requires strategic management skills, an understanding of issues unique to IT, problem-solving prowess and a firm grasp on business practices. The Management for IT Professionals Certificate program at Embry-Riddle Worldwide provides a foundation of knowledge in these topics and specialized electives to complement the subject matter.

This program is particularly well suited for anyone in IT who has recently assumed management responsibilities, those managing IT professionals or anyone who wants a perspective on some exclusive issues facing the management of IT professionals.

Each online course can be completed at your own pace, anytime, anywhere with a high-speed Internet connection and personal computer. The certificate program may be completed within 3-6 months, and results in 18 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Best of all, you can start right away—no application required.

The program consists of the following:

  • Four required courses:
    • Strategic Management in Operation, ALF-3003 (Required Text)
      Applied Strategic Planning: An Introduction (ISBN 0787988529)
    • Business Best Practices, ALF-3017
    • Management Issues in the IT Environment, ALF-3020
    • Collaborative Problem Solving, ALF-3021
  • Two out of eight electives:
    • Legal Issues in Operations, ALF-3004
    • Persuasive Communication, ALF-3012
    • Budgeting Essentials, ALF-3013 (Required Text)
      Budgeting for Managers (0071391339)
    • Organizational Leadership , ALF-3014
    • Organizational Development , ALF-3015
    • Negotiating Strategies, ALF-3018 (Required Text)
      Bargaining for Advantage (ISBN: 0143036971)
    • Seven Management Disciplines, ALF-3019
    • Financial Accounting for IT Management, ALF-3022
      Managing by the Numbers: A Complete Guide to Understanding and Using Company’s Financials (ISBN: 073820568)

Each course is $240 (USD) and is 30 contact hours with 3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) awarded. The cost for the entire certificate program is $1440. *Note: If you are electing to complete the entire certificate program all required courses must be completed prior to taking your selected electives.

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