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Department of Management

Ram Kasuganti, Chair
3337 Williamson Hall
(330) 941-3070

Certificate Description

This four-course certificate (8 semester hours) is designed to meet the needs of current M.B.A. students and M.B.A. graduates interested in enhancing their effectiveness in organizations using Enterprise Resource Planning software, which is increasingly prevalent in today’s business organizations. Students will have intensive hands-on experience with SAP-ERP software. The program covers topics such as ERP software evaluation and selection, materials management, configuration, and supply chain management. The overall goal of this certificate is to enable stu­dents (both current and future managers) in all areas of a business organization to be effective users of integrated ERP software and to be effective participants in managing the evaluation, installation, and use of ERP software.

Applicants for this graduate certificate must meet the requirements for admission to the College of Graduate Studies at YSU.

Certificate Requirements

MGT 6944Managing Business Processes2
MGT 6947Managing Information & Technology2
MGT 6968Special Topics in Management4
Total Semester Hours8

Non-business graduate students and area professionals with non-business degrees must com­plete 8 s.h. of M.B.A. foundations courses in addition to the 8 s.h. required for the certificate (total of 16 s.h.).