Certificate Program in Business

Top Certificate Programs in Business

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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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Postgraduate Certificate in China Business Development

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The postgraduate in China Business Development prepares experienced or future professionals for every aspect of doing business with China. Courses of high academic quality are enriched by hands-on input from practitioners. Participants [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The postgraduate in China Business Development prepares Bexperienced or future professionals for every aspect of doing business with China. Courses of high academic quality are enriched by hands-on input from practitioners. Participants will be offered an all-around training, including: basic Chinese, intercultural management, Chinese economy, exporting to China, purchasing in China and investing in China.

The postgraduate in China Business Development is one of the most comprehensive programmes in the field of Chinese business because it covers every aspect of doing business with China - export, import and investment – and all of this with a multidisciplinary approach. ... [-]


Masterclass White - Leadership coaching and mentoring

Management Development Centre International
Campus 1 - 4 days September 2017 Bahrain Manama Oman Muscat United Kingdom Durham + 3 more

Coaching is fast becoming one of the most important developmental performance enhancing processes available to business today. Coaching activity is relevant across all sectors of business. [+]

Coaching is fast becoming one of the most important developmental performance enhancing processes available to business today. Coaching activity is relevant across all sectors of business. Research evidence shows that coaching improves: Motivation and morale Business Performance Policy Implementation Knowledge and Skills Development Change Management Leadership and Succession Planning The Programme Options: Coaching skills for managers and leaders (One Day) This one day taster introduces key coaching skills and process and provides and opportunity to practice them. Purpose: To develop an understanding of coaching practice and the impact on organisational and individual performance. Objectives: Understand the strategic significance of coaching Understand, practice and demonstrate a coaching process, Understand and Demonstrate the key skills of coaching Pre-work: You are asked to come prepared to discuss work related issues with other participants.. Programme Details: Why are we here and what do we want to achieve? What is coaching? How does it fit with business strategy? Why is it powerful? Listening skills Questioning skills The 3 stage model Practical work Action planning and close Solution focused leadership and business development (Four day programme) Most leadership models are disempowering of leaders and in turn, of followers! These models expect that you will be a hero, be perfect, and be able to change your attitudes and behaviours to suit the moment or simply transform people into super men or women with peak performance – overnight! Most of us know that it just isn’t like that because we live leadership daily. Change and innovation are central to organizational progress. Leadership is a key to achieving change and innovation. As leaders, we have two choices, we can analyse the problems or we could seek solutions. Solution Focussed Leadership: Solution focused leadership is about seeking solutions that will last. The Programme: The Programme is delivered over four days with a very practical, hands-on approach. Purpose: To explore solution focussed leadership to generate workable personal action plans to apply the learning to your own situation. Objectives: Identify and list the applications of the learning through ‘live’ issues relevant to yourself and your situation. Demonstrate solution focussed leadership skills using a ‘solution focussed’ process framework. Understand and explain your own behaviour and that of others differently and use this to develop more effective leadership strategies in your own context. Develop a personal and relevant action plan to take the learning from this event forward into your own situation. Pre-work You are asked to come with some examples of leadership challenges you have experienced to work on with other people. Be prepared to discuss these using the solution focussed approach either in a large or small group of participants. Days of programmes and areas covered and discussed: Day 1: How do I work with myself? Day 2: How do I work with my team? Day 3: How do I work with my team? (contd) Day 4: How do I work with my bosses? Your facilitator Professor Bob Garvey is a leading academic practitioners in coaching, mentoring and leadership development. Described as a ‘thought leader’, Bob offers a critical perspective on leadership. He has an impressive record of research, teaching and consultancy in a range of different national and international organisations and he is in demand as a lively and sometimes controversial keynote speaker. He is widely published particularly in the area of coaching and mentoring and he is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. [-]

Course in Sport Facilities Management Online

Johan Cruyff Institute
Campus or Online Part time 10 weeks February 2017 Netherlands Amsterdam Spain Barcelona + 2 more

The main objective of the Course in Sport Facilities Management is to educate you in the implementation of operational management tools you will use in your responsibility as a manager of a sport facility. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. To optimally manage sports infrastructures, whether they’re sports complexes, public and private sports clubs, fitness centers and stadiums that require both a strategic and operational vision of the sports organization. This specialized course offers an introduction to the field of sport facility management, and you’ll learn how to apply your management skills. OBJECTIVES The main objective of the Course in Sport Facility Management is to educate you in the implementation of operational management tools you will use in your responsibility as a manager of a sport facility. LEARNING OUTCOMES To understand and apply the principles of a tender process To understand and implement aspects of financial management to a sport facility To know how to optimize the internal processes of a sport facility To align resources, capabilities and skills of people who collaborate with the facility To apply quality control methods to the sport facility’s service ACADEMIC ITINERARY You have the option of studying this course and other specialized courses, earning credits until obtaining the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Marketing (27 ECTS), or even until obtaining the Master in Sport Management (60 ECTS) or the Master in Sport Marketing and Sponsorhip (60 ECTS). AIMED AT The program is aimed at those who wish to complete their education with a specialized course in sport facility management. It is especially suitable for you, if: 
You’re an (ex-) athlete who wants specialized education in sport facility management. You’re working in a business and/or sports environment, and want to acquire a better understanding of sport facility management. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS To do this course it is recommended that you have professional experience in a sports organization or in any field of business management, or have developed a career as a professional athlete. PROGRAM The program has 7 credits (ECTS), distributed over 10 weeks. The course is composed of various teaching units (UD) and each one consists of a continuous assessment test, in which you interactively apply theory, complemented with solving exercises and practical cases. [-]

International Certificate In Business Coaching

Академия PwC
Campus Part time March 2017 Russia Moscow

The first and the only Russian course of business coaching, accredited coaching two international institutions: the International Federation of Coaching (ICF) and the European Council on mentoring and coaching (EMCC). [+]

International Certificate in Business Coaching About the program The first and the only Russian course of business coaching, accredited coaching two international institutions: the International Federation of Coaching (ICF) and the European Council on mentoring and coaching (EMCC). The purpose of this course: Professionally apply the skills and techniques of coaching, allowing to operate as a certified professional coach; Identify and disclose the potential ability as its own, and its employees; To set goals and achieve them, overcoming barriers and resistance; To increase productivity and efficiency. Training is conducted in Russian. The target audience Who may be interested? The course is designed for: senior and middle management as well as business owners, Employees of the Department of Personnel Management, business coaches, consultants psychologists, as well as for those wishing to continue the development of their skills in the field of coaching and get a personal accreditation in the International Coaching Federation (ICF). What participants get After completion of the course and pass the exam, participants receive a certificate of completion of training in the amount of 156 coaching hours under the program approved by the ICF within ACSTH specialization. After receiving the certificate, participants can apply for personal accreditation ICF * the level of the ACC or PCC **. * Associate Certified Coach. ** Professional Certified Coach. Why PwC 25 years of experience in the field of development of PwC coaching culture; Extensive practice coaching tools used in the framework of consulting projects; Long-term partnership and cooperation ICF and PwC; Teachers ACC ICF course; Small groups-no more than 15 people; More than 30 coaching techniques; 156 astronomical hours of training within the 5 modules; Mentoring hours and supervision; Getting on the end of the course of two certificates: the International Federation of Coaching (ICF) and the European Council on mentoring and coaching (EMCC). The course is a comprehensive program that includes: 15 days of interactive training (Installation Module - 3 days; Modules I-IV for 3 days each) - 120 hours; Mentoring / supervision: 3:00 individual mentoring with a professional coach (extra, outside of modular work) - 3 hours; 12:00 mentoring / supervision in a group within the Modules I-IV; Active work in pairs / threes: 2 extra hours coaching sessions a day during Modules I-IV - 24 hours Of these, 5 training coaching sessions with a partner on a group under the supervision of a professional coach; any comments and recommendations of the coach (in the process of modular work) 1 personal coaching session directly with a professional coach (working with the training participant request) - 1 hour Self-module-communicating work in pairs / threes to perfect the tools of coaching Final exam - 1 day (8 hours) Theory: test (based on the material covered); Practical part: a demonstration scoring coaching sessions with clients using the tools, techniques and skills acquired during the course; - Provision of teacher feedback. In addition, participants will have to demonstrate that they have spent at least 36 hours of coaching sessions from external clients (possibly free of charge). module Timetable: Installation Module "Introduction to the subject of coaching" - 31 March - 2 April. Module 1 "The role of coaching to solve business problems" - 21 - 23 March. Module 2 "Goal Setting and design of the future" - 19 - on 21 May. Module 3 "Implementation of own potential and goes beyond it" - June 16 - 18. Module 4, "Building a strong and effective relationships as a key to success" - 7 - 9 July. Examination and Certification - July 14th. course fee 225 000 rubles. excluding VAT. Payment is made as follows: 50% of the cost is paid before the start of training, the remaining 50% shall be paid to the Module 1. [-]

Certificate IV in Business Administration

Stott's Colleges
Campus Full time 22 weeks January 2017 Australia Melbourne

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use welldeveloped administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. Certificate IV in Business Administration Personal Assistants, Secretaries and Administrative staff will always be in demand. Traits that employers look for are advanced technical skills, excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to work independently or within a team. COURSE DESCRIPTION This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use welldeveloped administrative skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of administrative contexts. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. EXPECTED OUTCOMES On completion of the Certificate IV in Accounting, you can expect to have the skills to perform the following types of functions: Administer projects Design and develop complex text documents Design databases Promote products and services Design and produce business documents PATHWAYS After successfully completing the Certificate IV in Business Administration, students are on a pathway to the Diploma and Advanced Diploma. Certificate III in Business Administration -> Certificate IV in Business Administration -> Diploma of Business -> Advanced Diploma of Business. Upon completion of the Diploma or Advanced Diploma, you will be eligible for entry into the Stott’s Colleges Bachelor of Business programme with advanced standing. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Year 11 or equivalent IELTS 5.5 or equivalent DURATION Full time studies Certificate III in Business is 22 weeks (including 2 week holiday). The classes are held over three days a week, 20 hours per week. METHOD OF DELIVERY Classroom based learning. ASSESSMENT METHODS The assessment methods consist of portfolio of work, tests, tasks, and presentations. CAREER PROSPECTS Indicative job roles for candidates that have completed the Certificate IV in Business Administration and based upon your vocational experience include, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk, Clerk, Data Entry Operator, Junior Personal Assistant and Receptionist. REGISTRATION Stott’s Colleges is a division of Acknowledge Education Pty Ltd a Registered Training Organisation with Australian Skills Quality Authority. SUBJECTS There are 10 elective units in the Certificate IV in Business Administration. BSBADM405 Organise meetings BSBADM411 Produce complex texts from audio transcription BSBINM401 Implement workplace information system BSBITU401 Design and develop complex text documents BSBITU402 Develop and use complex spreadsheets BSBITU404 Produce complex desktop published documents BSBCMM401 Make a presentation BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements BSBCUS402 Address customer needs [-]

Certificate in Skills for Business and Administration L2

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Full time 12 weeks April 2017 United Kingdom London

The Level 2 Skills for Business and Administration qualification will enable learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to aid progression to further study in business and administration or a related area or to enter the workplace as an administrator, [+]

Business and Management skills are essential for people working in all sectors. Whether you wish to find your first job, gain professional development in your current role, or take the next step in your career, we provide the know-how you need. Courses have a strong employability focus, giving you an opportunity to learn new skills and share ideas. Course Overview The Level 2 Skills for Business and Administration qualification will enable learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills to aid progression to further study in business and administration or a related area or to enter the workplace as an administrator, receptionist or in a similar office role. Learners with enhance their English and develop their office and IT skills. Areas which are covered include: Business English, Business Organisation, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, arranging Business Meetings and applying for a job. There is no requirement for learners to have prior skills, knowledge or understanding. However, learners need to have English at least at level 1. (This will be tested). Campus: Kensington Centre Times: Tue/Wed/Thu 09:30 - 15:00 [-]

Certificate IV in Accounting

Kangan Institute
Campus Full time 6 months January 2017 Australia Somerton

This is an entry-level accounting qualification, which means you can apply regardless of whether you have some study and/or work background in accounting or bookkeeping. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. Course Code : 091922D Study Area(s) : Business Campus : BROADMEADOWS Course Length : 6 months Course Fees : 5,800 This qualification consists of a minimum of 13 units and includes nine core units. This is an entry-level accounting qualification, which means you can apply regardless of whether you have some study and/or work background in accounting or bookkeeping. The duration of the Certificate IV in Accounting is 6 months (full-time). Business students undertaking the course will typically attend at least four days of classes per week with approximately 20 to 25 hours of class participation. Classes may be scheduled any time between 8am and 6pm, Monday to Friday. Two or more units in this course will be delivered online. The course consists of lectures, classroom-based teaching, practical demonstrations, class discussions and field trips. Assessment includes periodic tests, assignments, both group and individual, classroom presentations, group work and observation. Units Major study areas Bookkeeping Financial services industry Budgeting Small business financial accounting Business law Computer accounting Business Activity Statements (BAS) Workplace safety Business computer applications Taxation Pre-requisites Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher English language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall no band less than 5.0 or recognised equivalency Dates February and July intake Career pathways Graduates may seek employment as a: Professional bookkeeper BAS agent Payroll officer Accounts payable or receivable officer Inventory clerk [-]

Higher Certificate in Business Management

Management College Of Southern Africa MANCOSA
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 South Africa Durban

The Higher Certificate in Business Management [HCert (Business Management)] is a one-year programme that prepares students for employment in junior and middle management positions. [+]

Higher Certificate in Business Management Programme Code: SAQA-86347 – NQF level 5 – Credits 120 The Higher Certificate in Business Management [HCert (Business Management)] is a one-year programme that prepares students for employment in junior and middle management positions. It develops skills, knowledge and values in the areas of team management, strategic management, project management, marketing, finance and people management. The HCert (Business Management) programme is aimed at preparing students for a career in business and management. It focuses on the functional areas of management and ensures students apply theory to practice. This programme provides an ideal foundation for students striving towards an Advanced Certificate or a Bachelor’s Degree. Outcomes Upon successful completion of the programme, the student should be able to: Demonstrate knowledge in the functional areas of business. Apply management principles in a work-based context. Communicate effectively through varied media (e.g. written, verbal, visual). Demonstrate skill in the use of technology and computer software applications in business and industry. Display competence in interpreting and analysing financial statements. Make sound management decisions based upon planning and examination of appropriate alternatives. Understand the legal system as it relates to business systems. Integrate theory and application from the various functional areas in an interdisciplinary approach. Programme Structure Duration: 1 year Year 1 Semester 1 Management Principles Marketing Business Communication Business Mathematics Semester 2 Project Management End User Computing Business Law Accounting and Finance Admission Requirements The minimum entry requirement is the National Senior Certificate or National Certificate Vocational with appropriate subject combinations and levels of achievement; or An equivalent NQF level 4 qualification with proven proficiency in English. [-]

Individual Professional Awards (Distance Learning)

SOAS University of London
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time August 2017 United Kingdom London Enfield + 1 more

For those looking to update their professional skills, specialise in a particular area, or see if distance learning is right for them without the commitment of a full programme, an Individual Professional Award (IPA) is the perfect option. The IPA programme enables you to study up to three modules from any of the distance learning programmes that we offer, allowing you to focus on one or two subject areas relevant to your profession or interests. IPA graduates will be awarded a University of London certificate, and will then have the option of extending their IPA into a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters programme, providing they have achieved a pass mark of 50% or more on modules already taken that are relevant to the subsequent PG Dip or Masters. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. Minimum Entry Requirements: You should have a recognised UK Bachelor's degree, or international equivalent, in an appropriate discipline depending on the modules you are interested in undertaking. Your application may be considered if you have previous education and experience, equivalent to a degree-level qualification, which includes suitable preliminary training. Start of programme: November / February / April / June / August Mode of Attendance: Distance Learning Fees: £1,260 For those looking to update their professional skills, specialise in a particular area, or see if distance learning is right for them without the commitment of a full programme, an Individual Professional Award (IPA) is the perfect option. The IPA programme enables you to study up to three modules from any of the distance learning programmes that we offer, allowing you to focus on one or two subject areas relevant to your profession or interests. IPA graduates will be awarded a University of London certificate, and will then have the option of extending their IPA into a Postgraduate Diploma or Masters programme, providing they have achieved a pass mark of 50% or more on modules already taken that are relevant to the subsequent PG Dip or Masters. Assessment For each module that you choose to study, you will complete two assignments each worth 15% of your total marks. You will be expected to submit your first assignment by the Tuesday of Week 5, and the second assignment at the end of the module, on the Tuesday of Week 8. You will also sit a three-hour examination held on a specific date in October, worth 70% of the total mark. Modules Advanced Topics in Valuation Bank Financial Management Bank Regulation and Resolution of Banking Crises Banking and Capital Markets Banking Strategy Corporate Finance Corporate Governance Decentralisation and Local Governance Derivatives E-Government Econometric Analysis and Applications Econometric Principles and Data Analysis The Economy of China The Economy of Sub-Saharan Africa Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Finance in the Global Market Financial Econometrics Financial Law Financial Reporting (International Financial Reporting Standards – IFRS) Financial Reporting (International Public Sector Accounting Standards – IPSAS) Human Resources Management and Development International Business Strategy International Finance The International Monetary Fund and Economic Policy Introduction to Law and to Finance Introduction to Valuation Law and Regulation of Electronic Finance and Internet Banking Legal Aspects of Corporate Finance Legal Aspects of International Finance Macroeconomic Policy and Financial Markets Management Accounting Management in China Management in Sub-Saharan Africa Management Information in Business Managing Organisational Change Managing the Transnational Corporation Microeconomic Principles and Policy Modelling Firms and Markets Privatisation and Public-Private Partnerships Project Appraisal Project, Programme and Policy Evaluation Public Financial Management: Audit and Compliance Public Financial Management: Planning and Performance Public Financial Management: Revenue Public Policy and Management: Development Assistance Public Policy and Management: Perspectives and Issues Public Policy and Strategy Regulation of Infrastructure and Utilities Regulation of International Capital Markets Research Methods Risk Management: Principles and Applications To find out more about Individual Professional Awards, or to apply, please visit the Centre for Financial and Management Studies website: http://www.cefims.ac.uk/cgi-bin/programmes.cgi?func=programme&id=10 [-]

International Business Certificate

Virginia International University
Campus Full time 2 semesters August 2017 USA Fairfax

The Certificate in International Business program is designed to provide information about international business relevant to professionals and dministrative staff. You will acquire best practices for respecting cultural, religious, and language differences when doing business with international companies. Our expert instructors provide you with cutting-edge information and practical hands-on experience in international marketing, finance economics and communication to help you succeed. [+]

The Certificate in International Business program is designed to provide information about international business relevant to professionals and dministrative staff. You will acquire best practices for respecting cultural, religious, and language differences when doing business with international companies. Our expert instructors provide you with cutting-edge information and practical hands-on experience in international marketing, finance economics and communication to help you succeed. Program Structure BUSS 154 Introduction to Import/Export Management BUSS 302 Principles of Marketing BUSS 312 Organizational Theory & HR Management BUSS 340 International Business BUSS 442 International Marketing BUSS 444 International Finance GEC 103 Oral Communication Skills ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics Note: Certificate students taking business courses are exempt from mandatory prerequisites. [-]

Certificate in Computer Applications: Basic Computer Competency

Butte College
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Chico

The BCIS department is committed to offering career and technical education programs that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in today's workplace. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. Certificate in Computer Applications: Basic Computer Competency Computer Applications Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/bcis/ Dorene Thompson, Advisor (530) 895-2971 Department Office: BE 116 (530) 895-2371 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program According to the Department of Labor, the role of today's office professional has greatly evolved as organizations have restructured to meet the demands of a changing economy and ever-expanding technologies. The BCIS department is committed to offering career and technical education programs that provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in today's workplace. Students seeking a certificate or AS Degree in Computer Applications will take a variety of core courses that will prepare them for the demands of the 21st Century workplace. These courses include computer software, business English, business communication, office technologies, and records management. Those entering into the Computer Applications field are typically considered experts in several software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint among others and are able to design, create, edit, and manage simple-to-complex documents, spreadsheets, databases, and slide shows. They are expected to understand the functionality and features of current software applications, and to stay current with emerging business software applications. Additionally, many individuals in the computer applications field often perform additional office-related tasks such as supporting employees and managing projects. Additionally, they are often expected to provide software education for others in the workplace. In addition to the Computer Applications major, the Business Computer Information Systems (BCIS) Department offers three other majors: Office Administration, Legal Office Administration and Medical Office Administration. Students are encouraged to examine each of the majors and speak with both an academic counselor and a designated department advisor to determine which one fits his or her needs. Career Opportunities Computer Specialist, Office Assistant, Information Clerk, Front Office Coordinator, Office Adminstrator, Administrative Assistant, and Data Entry Clerk. Certificate in Basic Computer Competency (5 - 6 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Apply knowledge of basic computer operations, use input technology, and apply knowledge of file management and the operating system. Identify and describe current technologies used in today's businesses and apply these technologies to solve business problems, improve organizational productivity, and achieve the goals of business. Demonstrate a minimum keyboarding skill of 25 words per minute. Required courses for the certificate: Beginning Keyboarding Keyboarding Speed/Accuracy Development Introduction to Business Technology Basics of Computers [-]

Certificate IV in Business

Australian College of Applied Education
Campus Full time Part time 6 months January 2017 Australia Perth + 1 more

The Certificate IV in Business is designed for those who have little to no business experience and seek a career in business or who intend to study at the diploma or degree level in the future. [+]

6 Months Full Time; Part time courses also available The program will prepare graduates with a range of business skills necessary to be successful in a number of business environments. These include customer service, marketing activities, business communication and occupational health and safety. The Certificate IV in Business is designed for those who have little to no business experience and seek a career in business or who intend to study at the diploma or degree level in the future. A key component of ASBM is that all students will undertake 12 industry work placement shifts in a business enterprise as part of this course. Pathways to a Higher Degree Successful completion of the four subjects in the Certificate IV in Business will result in a four unit credit for the Bachelor of Business at the Australian School of Management, if completed in conjunction with the Diploma of Business. Course Subjects BSB40215 CIV0030: Business Communication BSBADM405 Organise meetings BSBADM406 Organise business travel CIV0031: Services Management BSBCUS401 Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies BSBCUS402 Address customer needs BSBCUS403 Implement customer service standards CIV0032: Marketing Principles BSBMKG413 Promote products and services BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities CIV0033: Management Information Systems BSBEBU401 Review and maintain a website BSBITS401 Maintain business technology BSBWHS401 Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements Award Rules Award Requirements To be eligible for the Certificate IV in Business, a candidate shall complete all of the four (4) course subjects listed above. Credit Transfer Students who wish to have their AQF qualification and/or Statement of Attainment recognised must submit the documentary evidence before enrolment to the Admissions Department. Once the enrolment has been accepted, no further exemptions will be granted. Further details are available from the Admissions Department. Course Assessments It is important to note that ACAE adopts a number of assessments items or tools that are designed to best suit your course and the knowledge and skills that is required to be demonstrated by each participant. All assessments are identified clearly in our subject guides which are provided to students upon enrolment. The subject guide provides a great amount of detail on the timing and style of assessment. It is important to note that participants need to demonstrate competency through each of the prescribed assessment items throughout your time enrolled in the course. In general the following assessment items apply for this course. Projects Practical Demonstrations Knowledge Based Tests Case Studies Industry Placement Portfolios Check points Intakes February and July (see fee schedule for yearly dates) Entry Requirements All students are required to have completed the equivalent of Australian School Year 11. More information is available at Admission Requirements for Local Students and Admission Requirements for International Students. Notes Subjects must be taken in the order that they are offered and at the discretion of the Management Committee. The information above is correct at the time of publishing. However, all programs may be subject to ongoing review by the Management Committee. [-]

EDI Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life

Vernon Community College
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

ESOL contributes to the Government’s Skills for Life initiative by providing assessment for those learners seeking to [+]

EDI Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life

 

EDI Entry Level Certificate in ESOL Skills for Life (Entry 1 | 2 | 3)ESOL contributes to the Government’s Skills for Life initiative by providing assessment for those learners seeking to:

 

Enhance their knowledge of English Develop their interpersonal communication skills in a British community Improve their understanding of life in the UK Progress towards and achieve the language criteria for naturalisation/UK citizenship Progress towards and achieve, personal and economic independence Take part in day to day social and cultural activities using the English language

 

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Entrepreneurship/Small Business Certificate

Manchester Community College
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA Manchester

This program will provide students the technical skills associated with becoming an entrepreneur, and/or a small business owner. This program will give students the option of gaining more concentrated knowledge in this discipline. [+]

Entrepreneurship/Small Business Certificate Program Design This program will provide students the technical skills associated with becoming an entrepreneur, and/or a small business owner. This program will give students the option of gaining more concentrated knowledge in this discipline. The student will be able to pursue a career or apply courses to an associate in science degree. This certificate will prepare the student with the tools necessary to develop and start their own business. If one is considering opening their own business, regardless of their program of study, this certificate will help them get started. This certificate is available to students wishing to take their courses completely online. Courses are scheduled so that the certificate may be completed in less than eight months, provided that students are able to take courses in the summer and winter intercessions. Curriculum The courses within this certificate are available both as on-ground and online courses. Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of all Entrepreneurship/Small Business certificate program requirements, graduates will Apply accounting concepts and critical thinking skills to produce accurate financial statements. Apply basic principles of the legal system to the operations of American business using analytical and critical thinking skills and describe the role of fiduciary duties and ethical and social responsibilities from the perspective of decision-makers and stakeholders using principles of tort law, criminal law and government regulation. Understand marketing methods and institutions, including analysis and interrelationship of the marketing mix with consumer behavior, technology, and an ever-changing business climate and marketing environment. Demonstrate proficiencies in reading, writing, listening, and presentation and analytical skills. Work with others, including culturally and intellectually diverse people; think critically; and gain an appreciation for life-long learning. Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships between business courses. Understand the classification of what determines a small business and recognize the vital role small business plays in our economy. Determine the differences between starting a business, buying an existing business and opening a franchise. Apply decision-making skills by exploring opportunity analysis and developing a potential business opportunity. Identify and properly utilize competitive advantages within existing small businesses; Demonstrate an understanding how a small business owner properly prepares for and manages growth. Required Courses ACC* 115: Financial Accounting 4 Credits BMK* 201: Principles of Marketing 3 Credits BES* 218: Entrepreneurship 3 Credits BES* 219: Management and Growth - Small Business 3 Credits BBG* 234: Legal Environment of Business 3 Credits Choose one: CST* 201: Introduction to MIS 3 Credits or BMK* 220: Sales 3 Credits or ACC* 125: Accounting Computer Applications I 3 Credits Total Credits Required: 19 [-]

Foundation Studies

Phoenix Academy
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months January 2017 Australia Perth

This program is designed for Australian and international students at pre-undergraduate level who need a bridge between previous academic studies and the academic requirements of Australian universities. The program is a Certificate IV course under the Australian Qualifications Framework. On successful completion of the program, students are eligible for direct entry to Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University, Curtin University & Monash University or other universities of choice at first year level. [+]

Best Course Studies in Business 2017. This program is designed for Australian and international students at pre-undergraduate level who need a bridge between previous academic studies and the academic requirements of Australian universities. The program is a Certificate IV course under the Australian Qualifications Framework. On successful completion of the program, students are eligible for direct entry to Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University, Curtin University & Monash University or other universities of choice at first year level. WHO IS THIS FOR? Year 11 & 12 graduates who would like to commence their studies at university into the first year of a Bachelor of Business or Commerce in a Western Australian university but who: have not met university academic entry conditions may not have met university English language entry conditions would like the option to fast track their studies Commencement dates Jan 12 - Mar 28 / Apr 7 - Jun 19 / Jul 6 - Sep 18 / Sep 29 - Dec 11 / Jan 11 (2016) Hours 20 hrs/wk average Course length 6, 9 or 12 months Class size Average 16 Fees Enrolment fee: A$220 or A$230 + A$9000 6 mths A$13500 9 mths A$18000 12 mths [-]