Certificate Programs in Business

Certificates mean different things from one country to another, but what all of the programs have in common is the in-depth development of specific skills and understanding within a broader field of industry. Certificate programs usually take about a year to complete and they almost always signal the opportunity to progress professionally and/or academically.   Students and professionals look… Read more

Certificates mean different things from one country to another, but what all of the programs have in common is the in-depth development of specific skills and understanding within a broader field of industry. Certificate programs usually take about a year to complete and they almost always signal the opportunity to progress professionally and/or academically.

Students and professionals looking for a way to advance their prospects may ask, “What is a Certificate in Business?” The certificate program is a good way for individuals to acquire specific skills relevant to the area of business in which they hope to work, including entrepreneurship or professional development for industry leaders. It is also an effective tool used to sharpen skills and strengthen the understanding of subjects unique to their current profession, such as Alternative Dispute Resolution and proficiency with Web-based business tools.

There are important benefits to participating in a business-focused certificate program. The world of business can be very competitive; professional specialties may be the means of obtaining the most desired positions. In most cases, a certificate means access to better job positions and the opportunity to advance professionally.

Educational institutions providing a Certificate in Business program are located in many different countries; because of this, the costs of attending the program vary a great deal. Contact the schools individually to get specific tuition and related fee information.

Graduates of this program are often uniquely qualified to pursue careers that are desired but hard to obtain. These positions may include international assignments, entrepreneurial opportunities, business managers and leaders, and coordinators for public events. Some students choose to pursue further academic work. Graduates enjoy the chance to progress within their chosen fields of work and study.

Individuals who are looking for further educational opportunities or for specific certificate programs may find those opportunities among the schools and programs listed here. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) PQ
London, United Kingdom +1 More

At LSBF you have the opportunity to top up your ACCA qualification with an MBA at minimal costs. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting ... +

At LSBF you have the opportunity to top up your ACCA qualification with an MBA at minimal costs. Combining the two means not only joining one of the world's largest accounting bodies but also acquiring the business and leadership expertise that will open doors to a higher position and salary. You will get exemptions and be able to complete the dual programme in as little as 2 extra modules and a dissertation. Our campus courses are taught with exams in mind. In addition to tuition and revision papers, we also offer Exam Rehearsal Days to help you refine your exam strategy and improve your understanding of the key aspects of the test. Combining these approaches will maximise your chances of exam success. -
Certificate
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
6 - 30 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Toronto School of Management
Toronto, Canada

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of co-op placement. We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. This program will prepare you for ... +

This is a 31-week program that includes 12 weeks of co-op placement. We offer guaranteed Co-op placement in a field related to your program. This program will prepare you for a position within any organization that requires you to effectively deal with an increasingly complex business environment. -
Certificate
Full-time
31 weeks
English
Mar 2020
Campus
 
Emeritus Institute of Management
Singapore

This programme is designed for managers across different functions who are interested in implementing analytics projects at their organisation. It provides business managers w ... +

This programme is designed for managers across different functions who are interested in implementing analytics projects at their organisation. It provides business managers with the techniques needed to transform their organisation into a data-driven organisation. -
Certificate
Part-time
3 months
English
12 Mar 2020
Online
 
Bryant University
Smithfield, USA

Bryant plays a leadership role in analytics education. Our courses use real-world data provided by strategic partner organizations.

Bryant plays a leadership role in analytics education. Our courses use real-world data provided by strategic partner organizations. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
Campus
 
Purdue Online - Polytechnic Institute
West Lafayette, USA

The Information Technology Business Analysis graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of Busi ... +

The Information Technology Business Analysis graduate certificate program will provide graduate students introductory graduate-level education in the important aspects of Business Analysis. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 months
English
Online
 
University of Essex Online
Colchester, United Kingdom +1 More

Enrol on our online Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management to develop your understanding of management practice, increase your awareness of current frameworks, theori ... +

Enrol on our online Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management to develop your understanding of management practice, increase your awareness of current frameworks, theories and tools and enhance your ability to plan and implement workplace change. -
Postgraduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
Online
 
UC Berkeley Extension
Berkeley, USA

Learn to collect, process, analyze and interpret data in order to develop actionable business insights. Expand your skills by learning how to leverage statistics, data mining ... +

Learn to collect, process, analyze and interpret data in order to develop actionable business insights. Expand your skills by learning how to leverage statistics, data mining and big data to develop strategies in marketing, retail, health care, finance, and other fields. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Barking & Dagenham College
Dagenham, United Kingdom

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking to develop sound business skills? Or perhaps you want to enhance your career prospects in your current role? This HNC in Business qual ... +

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur looking to develop sound business skills? Or perhaps you want to enhance your career prospects in your current role? This HNC in Business qualification can give you the skills you need to achieve your ambitions. On completion of this course you can progress to the HND in Business, also offered at Barking & Dagenham College. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Durham College
Whitby, Canada

As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet the ... +

As more organizations rely on data to drive corporate planning and decision-making, increasingly sophisticated business intelligence and data tools are being used to meet the need for extensive data collection and manipulation. This allows the industry to quickly respond to organizational and market opportunities. The Data Analytics for Business Decision Making graduate certificate will prepare you for a career in this high-demand area by teaching you the knowledge and skills that you need to support real-world business decision-making and planning through data insights, data management, and data science. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
George Mason University Online
Fairfax, USA

Develop specific expertise in data collection and analysis with the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, which can be integrated into the 33-month online MBA curriculum ... +

Develop specific expertise in data collection and analysis with the Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics, which can be integrated into the 33-month online MBA curriculum. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
Irvine, USA

Highly successful businesses know that they can no longer rely solely on their product or service to grow; they must leverage their data to better understand their customers a ... +

Highly successful businesses know that they can no longer rely solely on their product or service to grow; they must leverage their data to better understand their customers and learn from the collective experiences of their organizations to remain competitive. -
Certificate
Full-time
3 months
English
Campus
 
Cambrian College
Sudbury, Canada

You will gain the skills to extract meaningful insights from very large and complex data sets to support business decision‐making. You will learn how to collect, curate, manip ... +

You will gain the skills to extract meaningful insights from very large and complex data sets to support business decision‐making. You will learn how to collect, curate, manipulate, encode, and store data sets so they can be analyzed and mined in such a way that they can be reused and repurposed to solve challenges and predict trends in any size and type of business. Key areas of study include database design and management, business analytics, market research, data mining, and decision‐making through analytics. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
3 semesters
English
Campus
 
Sunway University
Shah Alam, Malaysia

The Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) was launched by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in September 2008 in United King ... +

The Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) was launched by The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in September 2008 in United Kingdom (UK) as a new stand-alone business qualification. It provides essential knowledge in the fundamentals of finance, accounting and business, and can be used as an entry route into the ICAEW programme. -
Certificate
Part-time
18 months
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Southern Cross University (Online)
Australia Online, Australia

Study a Graduate Certificate in Business, 100% online and be introduced to how to apply key principles in economics, marketing, accounting and business management practice to ... +

Study a Graduate Certificate in Business, 100% online and be introduced to how to apply key principles in economics, marketing, accounting and business management practice to business. If you’re new to study or returning after a break, a Graduate Certificate in Business online can help build your practical skills, hone your research and evaluation abilities, and grow your confidence. This qualification can also be used as a pathway to your MBA. -
Graduate Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
Jan 2020
Online
 
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, Australia

The Graduate Certificate in Business Practice aims to upskill professionals with latest knowledge and methodologies in key business practice areas. This is achieved by knowled ... +

The Graduate Certificate in Business Practice aims to upskill professionals with latest knowledge and methodologies in key business practice areas. This is achieved by knowledge- and capability-building subjects that have been co-developed with industry to provide an applied learning experience, and a studio subject focused on understanding, analysing and evaluating challenges and opportunities organisations face. Students examine a range of environmental, social and economic drivers of megatrends influencing organisations, industry sectors and societies as they operate within planetary boundaries, and become familiar with systems thinking, multi-level perspectives and multidisciplinary methods for envisioning futures. Students are also introduced to digital technologies and explore how they change existing practices. -
Graduate Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus