Management Concentration (MGTC) – Community College of Rhode Island

Management Concentration (MGTC)

Certificate in Business Administration (CERT_BUSN)

The Management concentration begins with a study of basic principles, concepts and procedures. Upon successful completion of these initial courses, students apply their knowledge in a capstone management strategy course. This final course allows students to apply previous learning through cases, simulations and integrated activities. Students are expected to use and demonstrate reasoning skills, strategies and a basic understanding of decision-making.

Note: All credits earned in this certificate program can be applied toward the associate in science degree in Business program with a concentration in Management or General Business. Many courses require prerequisites, corequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions for details.

  • First semester: ACCT 1010; BUSN 1010
  • Second semester: ACCT 1020; BUSN 1000, 2050
  • Third semester: BUSN 1060, 2060, 2350
  • Fourth semester: BUSN 2070
Certificate Requirements
ACCT 1010 Financial Accounting   4
ACCT 1020 Managerial Accounting   4
BUSN 1000 Workplace Relationship Skills   3
BUSN 1010 Introduction to Business   3
BUSN 1060 Leadership Development   3
BUSN 2050 Principles of Management   3
BUSN 2060 Principles of Marketing   3
BUSN 2070 Management Strategy   3
BUSN 2350 Human Resources Management   3

Total Certificate Requirements Credits 29


Most students in this certificate program attend part time and take two courses each semester. Therefore, the average time to complete the Management certificate as a part-time student could be five semesters (or 30 months). Students who choose to attend full time could complete this certificate program in as few as three semesters (or 18 months). For more information about the number of CCRI graduates in this program and other important gainful employment information, please visit

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Last Updated: 5/6/19