Frequently Asked Questions

Who should take the Essentials of Management Certificate?

If you are already a management professional interested in advancing within the field or if you are a new manager desiring to boost your managerial skills and knowledge, you should take this course.
In addition, those seeking a career in management or team leaders with supervisory experience can also benefit from the program.

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Will this course prepare me for any management-oriented examination?

No. This course is not an examination preparation course. The general skills and knowledge gained from the course may prove helpful in a general way and thereby assist with a third party examination.

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Is there a comprehensive examination?

No. There are assessments of communications styles, etc. There are also assignments prior to and during the course. Assignments are designed to be relevant to the participant's work place and / or experience.

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Do any discounts apply to this program?

A 10% discount** is offered to the following registrants:

  • Persons aged sixty-two and older
  • Emory alumni
  • Emory students
  • Employees of Emory University, The Emory Clinic, Emory Hospital, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Crawford Long Hospital, The Carter Center, Yerkes Primate Research Center and Wesley Woods

** Discounts do not apply to food and/or beverage courses, travel programs, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) courses, and/or classes indicating No Discounts in the course description.

Discounts are not cumulative.

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What if I can't complete my certificate within one year of starting?

We have advisors on-hand to assist you in the event that you are unable to complete the certificate requirements within 18 months. Please contact a program advisor if you foresee completion within 18 months becoming a problem

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Will classes I have already taken count towards my certificate?

Yes, classes that are part of the program, which you have taken in the last year should be counted towards your completion of the certificate if you choose to apply, based on an evaluation by program staff.

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