Academic Catalogs

Global Business, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 3_CN_GLB

Control Number: 41130

Financial Aid Eligible


The Global Business Certificate of Achievement provides students a broad base of skills needed in the business and supply chain management aspects of working in small, medium, or large organizations that provide products and/or services locally or globally. Courses emphasize global business and management practices and the tools utilized in today’s global business environment. This certificate prepares students for careers in procurement, logistics, sales, production planning, and sourcing. Most courses in this certificate can be applied to a Business or Management degree.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today’s multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly changing global environment.
  2. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and data-driven approach.
  3. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems using appropriate language and tools through demonstrating an understanding of business terms and concepts.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. A grade of P (Pass) is acceptable, however, the student must meet an overall GPA requirement of 2.0 to receive the certificate. To receive the certificate, a student must file a petition for graduation during their final semester prior to the application deadline as noted on the Coastline Graduation webpage

Certificate of Achievement

Certificate programs are designed to prepare individuals to enter a particular field of employment or to provide in-service training to those already employed.  Certificates of Achievements are majors that include 16 units or more and will be posted on the transcript. They may be used as elective units towards the A.A. or A.S. Degree.

  • Student must be in attendance at the time requirements are completed.
  • Students must also earn a minimum of 12 units of coursework at Coastline, excluding experiential credit.
  • A student with prior experience may be excused from certain certificate courses.
  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline no matter how the total number of units required for the certificate can be met.
Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
BUS C118Introduction to International Business3
MS C100Principles of Management3
MS C171Principles of Logistics/Supply Chain Management3
or SM C101 Principles of Logistics/Supply Chain Management
or MS C172 Logistics/Supply Chain Operations
or SM C102 Logistics/Supply Chain Operations
BUS C100Introduction to Business3
ENGL C136Business Communication3
BUS C281Work Based Learning1-4
or BUS C282 Work Based Learning
or BUS C283 Work Based Learning
or BUS C284 Work Based Learning
Total Units16-19