Academic Catalogs

Management, Certificate of Achievement


The Management Certificate program provides a broad introduction to business management.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Effectively communicate solutions to business problems, using appropriate language and tools and demonstrating understanding of business terms and concepts.
  2. Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and information-based approach.
  3. 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.

Certificate Graduation Requirements

A Certificate is awarded upon completion of the required coursework with a grade of C or higher in each course. To receive the certificate, the student must file a petition for graduation during his/her final semester. In addition:

Certificate of Achievement

  • 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
Students will complete all of the following:
BUS C100Introduction to Business3
BUS C110Business Law/Legal Environment of Business3
BUS C120Personal Finance3
BUS C150Introduction to Marketing3
MS C102Human Relations in Business3
Program Electives
Select 9-11 units of the following:9-11
Introduction to Accounting
Financial Accounting 1
Managerial Accounting 1
ACCT for Non-Financial Managers, Entrepreneurs, Business Owners
Introduction to Project Management
E-Commerce: Strategic Thinking and Management
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operations and Management
Introduction to Information Systems
Information Systems, Programming, and Database Management
Public Speaking
Principles of Microeconomics 1
Principles of Macroeconomics 1
Business Organization and Management
Management and Employee Communication
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Leadership
Work Based Learning
Work Based Learning
Business and Organizational Ethics
Total for Major24-26