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Management Certificate

Fisher College of Business Management Certificate is designed specifically for mid-career executives to enhance business skills and management effectiveness. The comprehensive curriculum provides an overview of various facets of business education, exposing executives to many of the topics covered in an MBA program.

Individuals who successfully complete the program will receive a certificate from Fisher College of Business and The Ohio State University.  Requirements for successful completion include session contribution and final project assignment.

Spring 2015 | Program dates to be announced  
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The Management Certificate introduces and develops a basic knowledge of managerial concepts and tools needed to compete in today's global business environment.  These interactive classroom sessions explore business strategies, business models, theories and cases, linking these concepts to practical business situations.

Participants benefit from interaction with Fisher faculty and other participants, identify new best practices and learn to apply business theory in "real world" workplace situations.

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Date/Time: Program dates to be announced
Location: Fisher College of Business, Pfahl Hall
Cost: $4,700


This course is intended for management who are interested in increasing knowledge and understanding in the latest principles, strategic concepts, philosophies and advanced applications in business. 

Past participants come from a broad range of industries; companies are encouraged to send teams who will not only learn a common vocabulary, but will have the opportunity to work on current organization challenges.  Managers and directors at all levels in an organization will benefit from this unique program format.



Jay Anand - William H. Davis Chair and Dean's Distinguished Professor, Strategy
David E. Freel - Professor, Business Ethics
Larry Inks - Clinical Assoc. Professor, Management and Hunman Resources
Suki McIntosh

Brian G. Mittendorf - Professor, Accounting
Dan Oglevee - Senior Lecturer, Finance

Topics may include:

  • Recognizing the Challenges in Strategy: Formulation, Implementation & Competitive Sustainability
  • Business Ethics: The Challenge of Leadership Integrity and Ethical Decision Making
  • Human Resources  and the Performance of Talent Management
  • Corporate Finance & Accounting
  • Customer Focus and Marketing Strategy
  • Operational Excellence & Lean Thinking
  • Data Analytics for Business Mangers
  • Innovation , Change & the Marketplace
  • Leadership Value Creation

ShowView Cancellation, Transfer & Substitution Policy

  • More than two weeks before course start date: No Charge
  • Two weeks or less before course start date: 100 percent of course fee

Participants may transfer their fees to another course one time per registration. No transfers are permitted less than three business days prior to course start date.

  • More than two weeks before course start date: No Charge
  • Two weeks to three days before course start date: $100

Substitutions can be made at any time for no charge


Michelle Norris
Program Manager
Phone: 614.292.8574
Fax: 614.292.6644
Fisher College of Business
Executive Education
110 Pfahl Hall
280 W. Woodruff Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210-1144