Online Graduate Certificate in Global Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The global management, entrepreneurship and innovation graduate certificate prepares you to be innovative and career-ready in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Referring to our current period of rapid technological growth, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is fundamentally changing the way we live, resulting in organizations needing a new type of leader. This global management certificate equips you with the skills and digital global mindset needed to overcome the challenges and realize the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Quick facts

Next start date:

Next start date: 01/09/2023


Total classes:

Total classes: 5

Weeks per class:

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours:

Total credit hours: 15

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Who should earn a global management certificate?

This global management certificate is perfect for students interested in upskilling themselves with entrepreneurial and managerial skills to succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, as well as students pursuing graduate degrees in engineering, sciences or humanities. This entrepreneurship and innovation certificate complements many graduate programs, such as:

Why study global management, entrepreneurship and innovation?

 

The digital technological transformation has increased the need for employees with innovative mindsets and superb leadership skills. The ability to think, lead and execute creatively and precisely to drive innovation-driven growth at the organization level is critical. This certificate prepares you to find job opportunities that require those skills to innovate in an increasingly complex global world.

Additionally, after completing this certificate, you’ll have the opportunity to join and take advantage of the elite Thunderbird Global Alumni Network.

What skills will I learn in this entrepreneurship certificate online?

 

Through your courses, you’ll acquire the digital, global mindset needed to overcome challenges and realize the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. You’ll also enhance your leadership skills, allowing you to emphasize sustainable business, pitch business ideas and analyze markets for the viability of new products and services.

By the end of this program, you’ll be able to:

  • Analyze data.
  • Communicate and manage across teams.
  • Develop relationships within an organization.
  • Navigate global business environments.

Will my global management certificate say 'online'?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

Graduate global management certificate courses

This 15-credit entrepreneurship and innovation certificate is made up of courses that incorporate innovation and sustainability, foster new thinking and enhance the entrepreneurial and managerial skills needed to go from the planning stage to execution. Courses include:


Core

Global Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Business


Elective

Global Accounting: Managing with Numbers


Elective

Data Analytics and Digital Transformation in a Global World


Elective

Global Leadership and Personal Development


Elective

Customer Experience and Digital Marketing in a Global World


What jobs can I get with my global management certificate?

This global management certificate sharpens your entrepreneurial and managerial skills, helping you develop plans for global, innovation-focused enterprises. The skills gained through this certificate can be applied to a wide range of industries, including nonprofits and governmental agencies. Potential careers include, but are not limited to:

Data manager

Entrepreneur

Financial manager

General and operations manager

Marketing manager

Project manager

Learn from respected leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation

Our school consists of more than 30 full-time faculty and nearly 50 adjunct faculty who teach the same courses in-person and online, meaning you’ll receive the same high-quality education no matter where you are in the world. Our faculty members have strong leadership experience within the academic and professional worlds. Many of our adjunct faculty work full-time in prestigious leadership positions in the public, private and nonprofit arenas.

Learn from respected leaders in entrepreneurship and innovation

Our school consists of more than 30 full-time faculty and nearly 50 adjunct faculty who teach the same courses in-person and online, meaning you’ll receive the same high-quality education no matter where you are in the world. Our faculty members have strong leadership experience within the academic and professional worlds. Many of our adjunct faculty work full-time in prestigious leadership positions in the public, private and nonprofit arenas.

Global management certificate admission requirements

Applicants to the global management, entrepreneurship and innovation graduate certificate program must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

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Study at a world-renowned university

ASU is a global university that is committed to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report. We’ve also received accolades from other prestigious organizations, showcasing our commitment to excellence across all disciplines.

#1


master’s in management, according to Times Higher Education/Wall Street Journal.

#1


in innovation for 8 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Top 10


best online bachelor’s programs.

Top 10%


best global universities.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Financial aid can reduce out-of-pocket costs, resulting in less financial stress and increased academic confidence. Learn more.

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