Chartered Management Consultant (ChMC) Program


Capella�s Management Consulting Certificate has been developed in partnership with the Chartered Institute of Management Consultants® (CIMC), an internationally recognized organization dedicated to the professional development of management professionals.

Capella�s certificate replaces the 15,000-word consultancy project incorporating the Common Body of Knowledge in Management Consulting as the academic pre-requisite to obtaining the Chartered Management Consultant ® (ChMC) designation. The Management Consulting certificate is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills to tackle the complex management challenges facing organizations today.

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Transferability to MBA Degree Program

Once you�ve completed the Management Consulting Certificate, continue building advanced management skills�while saving time and money�by transferring up to 15 Management Consulting certificate credits into select Capella MBA specializations.

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Five Required Courses 15 quarter credits | Choose five from the following courses:

MBA6006 - Leading Innovation in the Global Organization (3 quarter credits).
In this course, learners research the global leadership models and practices that drive innovation and enhance competitive advantage in complex and diverse environments. Learners also explore and assess the ways global leaders work to shape organizational culture and processes that support innovation and change.
Prerequisite(s): MBA6004 or MBA-FP6004. Prerequisite does not apply to Business Management and Management Consulting certificate

MBA6014 - Financial Accounting (3 quarter credits).
This course covers the tools, techniques, and methods of financial accounting and their applications in business. In particular, learners explore appropriate techniques for applying financial tools in support of business decisions across local and global organizations. Learners also develop their skills and knowledge of financial statement development, analysis, and control, and the tax, ethical, and legal implications of various accounting decisions

MBA6016 - Finance and Value Creation (3 quarter credits).
This course addresses the tools, techniques, and methods of finance and their applications in business. In particular, learners examine the financial tools and methods used to create firm value across local and global organizations. Learners also explore and demonstrate competencies related to the financial structures of firms; global financial markets; and the tax, ethical, and legal implications of various finance decisions.
Prerequisite(s): MBA6014 or MBA-FP6014.

MBA6018 - Data Analysis for Business Decisions (3 quarter credits).
Learners in this course analyze ways that data analysis informs business decisions and practice applying tools and techniques for converting raw qualitative and quantitative data into information that supports organizational decision
making. Other course topics include data acquisition and organization, descriptive and basic inferential statistics, and
content analysis

MBA6024 - Organizational Strategy (3 quarter credits).
In this course, learners integrate the theories, practices, and models of strategy with foundational global business knowledge. Learners examine the competitive local and global business environment, evaluate the core business functions of various organizations, and analyze the information that derives from those functions. Learners then synthesize this information into a comprehensive strategic review that is designed to enhance organizational decision making and leadership.
Prerequisite(s): MBA6008 or MBA-FP6008 or MBA6180; MBA6014 or MBA- FP6014; MBA6016 or MBA-FP6016; MBA6018 or MBA-FP6018 or MBA6140. Prerequisites do not apply to Business Management and Management Consulting certificate learners. Cannot be fulfilled by transfer or petition

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MBA6147 - Entrepreneurial Strategy (3 quarter credits).
In this course, learners research various strategies used in local and global entrepreneurial ventures. Learners analyze how these
strategies help facilitate the sustainability of the venture, as well as how different strategies can be administered at different times of the venture�s lifecycle. Other course topics include entrepreneurial exit strategies and current topics associated with entrepreneurial social responsibility, including �green�/ environmental considerations.
Prerequisite(s): MBA6024 or MBA- FP6024; MBA6141 or MBA-FP6141. Prerequisites do not apply to Entrepreneurship and Management Consulting certificate learners

MBA6231 - Project Planning, Management, and Financial Control (3 quarter credits).
This course focuses on defining management techniques for planning, estimating, and facilitating successful enterprise projects. Learners define a project, develop work breakdown structures, prepare project schedules, and determine ways to coordinate the various resources. Techniques are introduced to help keep projects on track and enhance team motivation. In addition, learners explore and demonstrate planning, time management, and risk management skills that support them throughout their program and professional career.
Prerequisite(s): MBA6016 or MBA-FP6016. Prerequisite does not apply to Management Consulting certificate learners.