TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's constantly evolving marketplace, individuals with the change management skills to create and sustain competitive advantages are in high demand. These skills can now be obtained 100% online with the new Master Certificate in Strategic Change Management from regionally accredited Michigan State University (MSU), ranked a Tier 1 Best National University by U.S. News & World Report.
"Economies, competitors and market forces move faster than ever, and businesses must adapt to keep pace," said Dr. David Frayer, the Director of Executive Development Programs in the Broad College of Business at MSU. "They need professionals throughout the organization who can manage change and communicate its impact and value to others. We're excited to offer this new master certificate 100% online so professionals everywhere can gain the skills of an innovative and agile change leader."
The program consists of four eight-week online courses, including Strategic Negotiation, Team Effectiveness and Development, Strategic Change Leadership and one elective to match the student's career goals. Leadership courses explore the impact of leadership styles and build advanced negotiation, decision-making and change management skills. Participants learn to identify, initiate and implement change, overcome change resistance and motivate people to deliver optimum results.
Through multimedia technology powered by University Alliance, MSU's master's-level faculty provide valuable insight and instruction using video-based lectures that can be watched online or downloaded to mobile devices. And because the program is provided by MSU's Broad College – ranked one of the nation's top 20 business schools by Forbes – students can be assured they're adding a respected credential to their resume.For more information or to enroll in MSU's online certificate programs, please call toll-free 855-300-1310 or visit www.michiganstateuniversityonline.com. Open enrollment begins December 17, 2012 with classes starting March 1, 2013. About Michigan State University Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good in uncommon ways for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources on creating solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges. About University Alliance The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, its university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. Contact Information Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing ServicesBisk Education/University Alliance Online9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619813-621-6200, ext. 328 This press release was issued through eReleases® Press Release Distribution. For more information, visit http://www.ereleases.com. SOURCE Michigan State University