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Our Certificate in Strategy at University of the People teaches students how to develop strategic, innovative management practices within global organizations. 

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University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost toattend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university's mission of making quality education affordable for all.

As a tuition-free university, UoPeople offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional American universities, cutting your cost 95%. University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost to attend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university’s mission of making quality education affordable for all.

This Certificate in Strategy at University of the People is relevant to students working in management roles or those looking to launch their own businesses.

Program Goals

A professional certificate program should be completed with the following goals to enhance expertise, significantly increase earning power, reputation, and the ability to deliver high-quality work.  

Students are provided with the opportunity to sharpen their skills and knowledge in the field of Business Administration. Courses for the Strategy Certificate will focus on the following:

  • Examine multinational management functions including planning, organizing, leading and controlling across globally diverse environments and organizations.  
  • Analyze strategic planning, leadership, and human resource management.  
  • Explore the inter-relationships between business and society. 
  • Develop competitive analysis for strategic planning and insight. 


  • UoPeople is recognized by the DEAC as an accredited online University, and adheres to all DEAC Standards and Code of Ethics.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • In addition, UoPeople has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Programme Structure

The Strategy Certificate provides the student with a foundational understanding of the development and advancement of strategic, innovative management methods and practices. Certificate programs are non-degree and achieved after completing classes and training in a specific area or skill. Certificates are generally completed in approximately 5 months or two terms.

Courses include:

  • Multinational Management
  • Business and Society
  • Strategic Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 5 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Have English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • At UoPeople there is no cost for instruction, books, or traditional campus costs. Our mission is to make higher education affordable and accessible. Through our unique tuition-free higher education model, we have removed most of the costs for students to attend university.
  • However, to keep our mission alive we do ask for a one-time application fee and minimal assessment fees per course to help fund general university operations and provide excellent services to our students.
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Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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