The Executive MBA Program offers 6 certificate programs to supplement the MBA degree. An official certificate of completion will be provided upon satisfying the certificate program requirements.
Certificates may be earned in the following areas:
The Global Management certificate prepares students for international leadership roles through an integrated focus on international coursework, lectures, research, and innovative programs held throughout the world. This program has been customized to fit the unique needs of Executive MBA (EMBA) students. To acquire a certificate within the GM Program, students can choose from UCLA Anderson’s many international opportunities in order to enrich their educational experience and obtain a truly global perspective of our increasingly complex world.
This certificate is aimed at those students who are interested in developing the skills necessary to start and successfully run their own business, work in a start-up venture, and/or create new initiatives in an established company. A total of 12 credit units are required to earn this certificate.
A finance certificate is available to students interested in demonstrating that they have gone beyond the two required courses in finance. To fulfill this requirement, students must earn at least 12 credit units by taking finance electives. Elective courses may be taken in the EMBA elective block sessions or the FEMBA and full-time MBA Programs (where enrollment is permitted on a space-available basis).
A marketing certificate is available to those students who are interested in demonstrating that they have gone beyond the two required courses in marketing. To fulfill this requirement, students must earn at least 12 credit units by taking marketing electives. Elective courses may be taken in the EMBA elective block sessions or the FEMBA and full-time MBA Programs (where enrollment is permitted on a space-available basis).
Leaders in Sustainability allows students to create a program tailored to their needs and background, by choosing among the sustainability related opportunities at UCLA. Students take a core course in sustainability and relevant electives and participate in leadership training. Additionally, students have a positive impact on the community as they learn experientially by collaborating on client projects for local businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies. Leaders in Sustainability students also give themselves a career edge by developing a broad knowledge of topics that are increasingly relevant to employers. Please visit the UCLA Institute of the Environment website for complete requirements to qualify for the certification.
The Easton Technology Leadership Program offers a comprehensive technical leadership concentration that equips graduates with the leadership preparedness, management knowledge and entrepreneurial disposition to succeed in diverse technical settings – from small start-ups to larger global technology corporations. EMBAs may apply to the Easton program during the Fall quarter in their first or second year at UCLA Anderson, with the ideal time being in the first year. For more information and complete requirements, please visit their website.