Students entering the Online Training and Management Certification Program have a variety of options regarding the courses they take and the certifications they achieve. The first question you may ask yourself is: Why am I participating in this program and what would I like to achieve?
If you enter the program looking for expert training on a specific topic area but have no desire to achieve certification, you may choose to simply select a series of courses fitting your needs. For example, if you are looking for information or training regarding hiring practices and techniques, you may elect to take a couple of the human resource courses. These courses will be an effective tool to expand your own knowledge and can later be applied towards certification if you decide to continue in the program at a later time.
If you are entering the program specifically to attain certification in one of the specialized areas, you have three options: Marketing and Sales, Food and Beverage, and Facility Maintenance. A certificate in one of these three specialty tracts would require the completion of all courses within the topic area as well as a series of required and elective courses and a final capstone project. The total number of courses to complete certification in a specialty tract is eight online courses and one capstone project.
If you choose to pursue the Leadership and Operations Management certification, you are required to complete 32 courses as well as all four capstone projects.