The Organizational Management Certificate program is
designed for individuals who wish to build their professional capacity and
advance their careers. The program prepares students to manage organizations in
modern society by providing the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to
perform as effective, respected leaders.
Certificate students learn from industry and academic
leaders in small, interactive classes in a setting conducive to professional
networking. Instruction emphasizes dialogue and collaboration, while the
curriculum focuses on depth of knowledge in topics such as communication, management
theory, leadership and organizational behavior and sustainability, negotiation and human resource management.
A minimum 3.0 undergraduate GPA is required for admission. Applicants
should submit an official transcript from the institution where their highest
degree was conferred. In addition, students must complete a Statement of Intent
of at most 250 words that describes their background experience and future
goals. All documents should be sent directly to the Graduate School Office.
Five foundation courses (15 credit hours) comprise the
certificate program. Students who are admitted to the MBA program may apply
certificate credits toward a master’s degree.
|MGMT 551 Management Theory
|MGMT 560 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
|MGMT 567 Organizational Sustainability
|MGMT 582 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
|MGMT 585 Human Resource Management
Meet the Faculty
David Gurzick, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Management and Director of the MBA Programgurzick@hood.edu
Professor Gurzick earned his doctorate in information systems from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and Master of Science in computer science from Hood College. His research explores how online communities and other social media can be designed to enable meaningful reflection, promote competency awareness and building, and facilitate peer-to-peer support. Gurzick teaches management of information systems, analytical methods in management and social and ethical issues in management.
Anita Jose, Ph.D.
Professor of Management
Professor Jose earned a doctorate from the University of North Texas and master
of business administration and master of management degrees from the University
of Dallas. She teaches courses in management policy, management theory and
strategic management. She has presented many articles on business ethics and
international management in national and international conferences and has
published articles on these topics. She has served as a reviewer for many
academic conferences and is on the editorial review board of SAM Advanced
Management Journal. Jose consults with various organizations on planning and
human resource management issues.
Sang Kim, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics and Management and Chair of the Department
Professor Kim earned a doctorate in economics from The Pennsylvania State
University. Kim’s specialization is in the areas of international finance,
financial economics, applied time series and econometrics. He has consulted
with various companies on sector studies of industries and on economic metric
forecasting. He is a referee for Journal of Macroeconomics and Social and
Economic Studies. Kim teaches classes in managerial economics, econometrics and
foundations of economics.
Jerry Van Winter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Professor Winter earned a doctorate in marketing from The George Washington
University, with a secondary concentration in organization behavior. His areas
of interest include international marketing, services marketing and marketing
strategy. Van Winter started his career in the telecommunications industry, and
later served as first director of marketing and then president of a large
computer software company. He currently teaches and consults in both the
marketing and management areas.
Tianning Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Finance
Professor Li earned his doctorate in Finance from the University of Tennessee
at Knoxville. His research interest includes capital structure, cost of
capital, agency theory, entrepreneurship, and investment. Li teaches corporate
finance and investment. Currently, he is working on determinants of
non-publicly traded firms’ capital structure decisions.
Glen Weaver, DM
Assistant Professor of Accounting and Management
Professor Weaver earned his doctorate in management from the Case Western
Reserve University and his M.B.A. and M.S. in finance from Loyola College. He
teaches courses in accounting, finance and management. He spent 34 years in the
banking industry, retiring as the senior vice president of financial process
and development of Citigroup. Weaver’s research focuses on the study of
employee behavior during periods of organizational crises. As a strong believer
in community service, he volunteers his time on many community projects.