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Our courses can help you achieve educational and professional goals,
*A maximum of three courses taken as a Capella non-degree learner can
be applied to a subsequent Capella degree program.
BUS1001 - Introduction to Business Fundamentals. In
this course, an introduction to the fundamentals of business knowledge
and practices, learners examine the primary functions that help
businesses operate successfully, develop an understanding of how
businesses are organized, and demonstrate competencies in these and
other aspects of business including basic business functions,
processes, techniques, and organizational methods.
BUS3011 - Fundamentals of Management. In this course,
learners acquire and demonstrate fundamental principles of management
and their relevance to organizations. Learners analyze how planning,
organizing, controlling, and leading influence managerial roles.
Learners also integrate current management practices and future trends
and determine ways to apply management skills to all businesses and
professions. Learners who have received credit for BUS3010 may not
BUS3012 - Fundamentals of Leadership. This course is
an introduction to principles and theories of leadership behavior and
their application in business and community settings. Learners develop
and demonstrate awareness of the characteristics, styles, and
practices necessary for effective leadership. Learners who have
received credit for BUS3010 may not take BUS3012.
BUS3022 - Fundamentals of Supply Chain Management.
This course is an introduction to modern concepts and practices of
efficient supply chain management. Learners build their knowledge of
and demonstrate the relevance of supply chain design in support of
organizational strategy and explore ways to manage an effective supply
chain. Through the use of case studies, learners also analyze existing
supply chain systems and recommend improvements.
MBA5008 - Applied Business Analytics. This course
introduces learners to business analytics and its role in
evidence-based decision making. Learners examine data and analytics
techniques that create relevant, actionable, and meaningful
MBA5010 - Accounting Methods for Leaders. Learners in
this course gain an understanding of how methods of financial and
managerial accounting are used to analyze business performance and
make evidence-based business decisions. Learners examine tax, ethical,
and legal implications of accounting methods.
MBA6012 – Integrated Global Marketing. Learners
examine tools, techniques, methods, and emerging marketing thought
employed by organizations that market goods, services, and ideas in
local and global environments. Topics include fundamental marketing
principles, marketing models and practices, marketing information
sources and their associated uses, and the integration of marketing
with other organizational functions. Learners also explore the link
between marketing and business objectives; the environment beyond the
firm; and the role of objectives, strategies, and tactics in marketing
and demonstrate their competence in understanding and applying
MBA6026 - The Global Leader: This course addresses the purpose, function, and responsibility of leaders in complex global business environments.
If you plan to take more than three courses, consider pursuing a business undergraduate or graduate certificate. Some can be obtained with just four or five courses. Or keep the momentum going by pursuing your business degree in a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral program.*
Your graduate or undergraduate certificate can stand alone to demonstrate your specialized knowledge, but because each certificate program is comprised of master's or bachelor's-level courses, you can apply the credits you earn to a degree program in the same area.*
*A maximum of three courses taken as a Capella non-degree learner can be applied to a subsequent Capella degree program.
Capella is more than a place to learn new skills—it’s where you find
the support and tools needed to help you succeed. From sitting for the
CPA licensure exam to earning Professional Development Credits—Capella
can help you get there.
Capella University is recognized by The Society for Human Resource Management
(SHRM™) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the
SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. Each course is valid for 40 PDCs for the
SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or
recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.