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Global Business Essentials, Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 3_CE_GLBE

Not Financial Aid Eligible


The Global Business Essentials Certificate of Specialization provides students a foundation 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. Courses in this certificate can be applied to a Global Business Certificate of Achievement.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  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.

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 Specialization

  • 50 percent of the certificate program’s units must be completed at Coastline.
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
Total Units9