Business Administration

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE || INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA - The most effective leaders in business understand how their organizations function as a whole. Develop your managerial knowledge of proven practices and strategies in marketing, financial management, operations, negotiation, and business law.

This program is perfect for...

...anyone seeking to learn the basic principles and best practices from the key areas of business that are relevant to decision-makers and leaders at non-profit, private and public sector organizations of all sizes. This program provides critical insights needed for a successful career to those that have been, or aspire to be, promoted to a role in management.

What you'll learn...

A well-balanced blend of theory and practical knowledge around the essential principles and best practices of business management
A holistic understanding of the key components of any business
How to initiate, develop and execute a strategic business plan
Approaches for evaluating the operational and financial implications of decisions
Methods for communicating and leading change within an organization


Required 3 Courses (12 Units) Units F W S Su
ECON X455.2 - Business Strategy 4 UCSB   UCSB  
BUSAD X450.33 - Building and Leading High-Performance Teams 4 UCSB   UCSB  
ECON X435 - Principles of Financial Management 4   UCSB   UCSB
Marketing Elective (Minimum of 4 Units Required)          
BUSAD X409.11 - International Marketing 4 UCSB UCSB   UCSB
MGMNT X479 - Business and Personal Branding 4 UCSB UCSB UCSB  
Additional Elective (Minimum of 4 Units Required)          
BUSAD X432 - Business Negotiation 4 UCSB UCSB UCSB UCSB
TMP X450 - Introduction to Project Management 4 UCSB UCSB UCSB UCSB
BUSAD X408L - Business Law 4 UCSB   UCSB  

Ventura Online       UCSB UCSB        UCSB  / Ventura Blended        Ventura Downtown Santa Barbara

  • International Students need to apply to the International Diploma Program before enrolling in classes from this course schedule. 
  • All classes will be offered remotely through Fall 2020. Please check back in the Fall to confirm the mode of delivery for Winter '21 and beyond.

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“These courses have given me insight into different situations I may experience in my professional career.”

-Delaney Archer