Florida's oldest and most comprehensive public university, the University of Florida is consistently ranked among the nation's best. Founded in 1853, UF has a strong history of academic excellence and is recognized within the Top 20 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. The university is also ranked third in two significant areas: as a college that helps grads get top salaries by SmartMoney, and for having the highest quality faculty within the Warrington College of Business' Hough Graduate School among all global universities, as reported by The Economist.
The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and is recognized as a Public Ivy school – a university considered to be of the same caliber as Private Ivy League schools in terms of academic excellence and collegiate life.
Professionals worldwide can now enjoy the benefits of a UF education through UF Executive Education's certificate programs, offered 100% online. Whether looking to increase their management effectiveness or overall leadership abilities, participants engage in highly interactive learning with many of the same professors who teach on campus within the college of business. Upon completion of the program, participants receive a highly respected credential from a world-renowned university.
In addition to helping individuals increase their business skills, UF Executive Education also works directly with groups on consulting, training and development. Through certificate programs tailored to a particular industry, UF Executive Education imparts knowledge that can drive results and impact a company's bottom line, while providing practical skills that management can use immediately.
With an Essentials of Business Executive Certificate, offered 100% online, experienced professors and industry experts will prepare Participants for success, providing a foundation of business principles, specialized skills in key disciplines and the tactical knowledge needed to execute strategic business objectives. Participants can learn to become a more productive manager and effective leader, by enrolling in one of the following career-building certificate programs:
Executive Certificate in Business Essentials & HR Mgt
Gain an understanding of the HR elements that any organization must possess. Examine workforce planning components, recruiting and on-boarding, building positive employee relations and more.
Executive Certificate in Business Essentials & IT Mgt
With technology integrating itself into all aspects of business, today’s leaders must have a keen understanding of IT. Study the role of IT in the modern enterprise, software and its usage, social media, and how to leverage IT for competitive advantage.
Executive Certificate in Business Essentials & Leadership
Gain the critical skills that leaders must develop and employ in order to drive results, and productivity. Explore your personal leadership and management style, while learning to create mutual accountability, think strategically and develop a customer focus.
Executive Certificate in Business Essentials & Marketing Mgt
Delve into all aspects of marketing, learning to gain and keep customers. Explore the role of marketing in guiding organizational decisions, developing effective campaigns, optimizing Internet presence, and marketing products.
Executive Certificate in Tactical Leadership & Mgt
Enhance your leadership abilities and gain an understanding of the inner-workings within other departments – HR, IT or marketing – to become a more effective, valuable manager and leader.
Tuition Assistance - Many companies recognize the need for their employees to enhance their skill base and advance their education by providing tuition assistance benefits that not only cover per credit hour costs, but may also cover fees, books and other materials. Your tuition cost may be covered by your company's tuition assistance program and may also be tax deductible. Consult your HR department and your tax advisor for more information.