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Attaining a certificate may be the best way for students to acquire a specific set of skills or show that they have a proficient level of knowledge in a certain field. Typically taking a year or less to complete, certificates are often able to help individuals sharpen their skills and offer a deeper level of knowledge about a specific field of interest. Those who have completed a certificate program often benefit by having the tangible proof that they do, indeed, have a specialized level of training.

While some may immediately understand the benefits of a certificate program, others may find themselves asking just what is a certificate? At times, a certificate program is offered to assist new employees in making the move from an academic environment to a professional career.  At other times, certificate programs are beneficial in helping individuals move from one phase of academic study to the next.

Because certificate courses are offered by a wide range of educational institutions, the cost of different programs can vary widely. Factors that influence the cost of each program include the length of a program, the country from which the program is being offered, and the depth of study. At times, companies requiring a certificate will offer full or partial financial aid to assist an employee.

Many certificate programs are beneficial as they can enhance knowledge about jobs already held by individuals. This additional field-specific training often helps to provide proof that a current employee has attained a specialized skill level and may, in some cases, increase the individual’s chances of being promoted. Working individuals looking to stay up-to-date in their field will almost certainly benefit by gaining a certificate.

 

With so many options available, determining the type of certificate program that will be the most beneficial can often be overwhelming. If you have been looking for ways to improve your current job skills or enhance your eligibility for an upcoming promotion, be sure to 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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HNC in Hospitality Management

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time 1 year June 2017 United Kingdom London

The HNC in Hospitality course at LCCA is a work related higher education qualification that leads to a career in Hospitality industry. It is a practical course and also gives you the opportunity to combine part-time work and study. [+]

Certificate 2017. HNC in Hospitality Management The HNC in Hospitality course at LCCA is a work related higher education qualification that leads to a career in Hospitality industry. It is a practical course and also gives you the opportunity to combine part-time work and study. This course also provides opportunities for you to focus on the development of higher-level skills in a hospitality management context, including investigatory and research skills focusing on management issues within the context of hospitality, leisure or tourism. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years old Qualifications: UK applicants: four GCSEs (C or above). Minimum two A levels (D or above) any NARIC recognised equivalence Language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 (min. 5.0 in each component) PTE 51 (min. 51 in each component) TOEFL (IBT) 87 – min. L-21, R-22, S-23, W-21 Mature students: (over 21) are accepted subject to satisfactory literacy and numeracy tests, work experience (if applicable) and a strong personal statement [-]

Betriebswirt Allensbach University Certificate

Allensbach University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Konstanz

Betriebswirt Allensbach University is a short program and includes the first four semesters of the Bachelor Business Administration (B.A.). If you successfully complete the Betriebswirt Allensbach University you can directly continue with the Bachelor's program without losing any time. [+]

Betriebswirt Allensbach University is a short program and includes the first four semesters of the Bachelor Business Administration (B.A.). If you successfully complete the Betriebswirt Allensbach University you can directly continue with the Bachelor's program without losing any time. Course Structure and Content Course Structure and Content "Betriebswirt Allensbach University": 1. Semester Scientific Working Methods and Introductory Project Work Business Administration Economics I Business English Business Mathematics Accounting I 2. Semester Economics II Business Law I Statistics Cost Accounting Accounting II Marketing & Empirical Social Research 3. Semester Investment Logistics Project Management Business Informatics I E-Business-Management Taxation 4. Semester Controlling Finance Human Resources Management Strategic Management and Marketing Business Informatics II Seminar (individual) Each module carries 5 ECTS, i.e. the university certificate "Betriebswirt Allensbach University" includes 120 ECTS. [-]

Lorange Certificate

Lorange Institute of Business Zurich, a Member of CEIBS Group
Campus Part time 6 days February 2018 Switzerland Horgen

A Lorange Certificate will do more than propel your career. It is a transformational experience. It equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge, as well as a network [+]

Lorange Certificate

The study program consists of three 2-day modules. You subscribe the specialization that is most relevant for your business or your next carreer step and, therefore, generate the highest value. There is a choice of 1 out of 4 specializations:

Behavioural Finance

The world of banking is changing at a very fast pace. The recent turmoil in the global financial industry has led many banks to rethink their strategies and policies regarding the balance between risk and return/reward as well as their client relationship.

 

Shipping

Shipping is an increasingly important element of our global economy and central to trade and logistics. Much of shipping is exposed to heavy swings in the underlying freight markets. Parts of shipping, however, are more stable, focused on highly specialized niches built through innovations. To secure shipping, financing and managing of large projects in today’s environment has become an ever-escalating challenge.... [-]


Executive Certificate in HR and Business Strategy

Leoron Professional Development Institute
Campus Full time 4 days August 2017 United Arab Emirates London

In today’s turbulent business world, most companies find themselves in a complex, competitive environment in which the formulation and execution of strategy are more critical than ever before. When companies fail to deliver on their promises, most blame poorly designed strategy. [+]

In today’s turbulent business world, most companies find themselves in a complex, competitive environment in which the formulation and execution of strategy are more critical than ever before. When companies fail to deliver on their promises, most blame poorly designed strategy. No worthwhile strategy can be planned without taking into account the organization’s ability to execute it - strategies most often fail because they were not executed well. Things that are supposed to happen don’t happen. Either the organization’s aren’t capable of making them happen, or the leaders of the business misjudge the challenges they face, or both. HR leaders need to provide strategic insights on how the firm’s human capital can best deliver on its’ strategic business objectives. Participants will learn and use a variety of strategic tools, frameworks and mindsets to better understand the company’s business strategy and business model, their competitive position of their industry, and it’s human capital value proposition for competitive advantage. HR leaders will have a firm grasp of the key concepts, models and language of strategy and the implications strategy has on the design, capabilities and deployment of the workforce. Special emphasis is placed on connecting strategic and tactical organizational design issues, budgeting and analytics, developing a high performance culture, and how it can create new organizational possibilities. 5 KEY TAKE AWAYS 1 Understand the relationship between a firm’s competitive strategy and the organizational structure and resources that enable it to implement that strategy. 2 Apply scenario analysis in modeling uncertain, competitive business... [-]

French Certificate of Professional Photography Photographe RNCP (1 year)

Spéos Paris-London Photographic Institute
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris United Kingdom London + 2 more

The Titre de Photographe is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in photography, with a particular emphasis on the business management of the profession. [+]

Certificate 2017. This program is registered in the Répertoire National des Certifications Professionnelles (RNCP) by decree of December 22th, 2014 — published in the Journal Officiel of December 31st, 2014. It comprises three phases: The Professional Photography in one-year Program, from September to May. The Expert Modules, from the end of May to the end of July (cf. below). The planning and elaboration of the Business Plan, which needs to be submitted to a jury twice: an oral defense of the pre-project allows the students to validate their professional projects’ feasibility and coherence; the final jury’s comments assess the projects’ future implementation. The Titre de Photographe RNCP level I and 7 is also accessible via a VAE procedure (“Validation des Acquis de l’Expérience” — a French procedure by means of which work experience can be translated into educational levels). For further information, please contact us. What are the Expert Modules? The Expert Modules aim at deepening the participants’ previous knowledge and skills in those areas that are most demanded by the professional market. They cover the subjects of business management, image management and publication, advanced studio photography and photo reportage, combining theory and practice. For 8 weeks in total, participants meet up with photography professionals from various domains, who share their experience and know-how from their respective fields of expertise. Students can enroll immediately after completing the Professional Photography in one-year Program, or return to Speos to complement their training in the following year(s). They can enroll for 1 or... [-]

Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

UC San Diego Extension
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 USA San Diego USA Online

UC San Diego Extension’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Professional Certificate program provides aspiring ESL and EFL educators with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a resourceful and confident teacher of English as a second language or English as a foreign language. [+]

Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) OVERVIEW UC San Diego Extension’s Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Professional Certificate program provides aspiring ESL and EFL educators with the necessary knowledge and skills to become a resourceful and confident teacher of English as a second language or English as a foreign language. We offer a high-quality curriculum of in-class and online courses which provide specialized training and necessary skills to people interested in teaching English in the U.S. or overseas. A TEFL certification, along with a bachelor's degree will open doors to job opportunities around the globe as an English teacher. UCSD Extension TEFL certification courses provide a unique opportunity for international students and American students to study side-by-side, developing their knowledge of applied linguistics and their teaching techniques for the various English language skills and competencies. Students are given just enough theory to provide a good foundation while taking courses which focus on the successful application of information about the English language and pedagogical principles for student-centered language teaching. Students will take many courses to strengthen their ability to teach English grammar, listening skills, pronunciation and fluency, speaking, writing, reading, and vocabulary development. The TEFL Practicum provides the chance to observe classroom teaching in action, and to develop and deliver a portfolio of effective lessons plans which are extremely useful when searching for employment. A TEFL job resources guide is also available for graduates of the program. If you are interested in a TEFL specialization, our... [-]

Certificate in Teaching English to Adults CELTA (Level 5)

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 20 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom London

On the course you will receive instruction on methods of teaching language and the analysis of the English language for teaching purposes. Teaching practice is an integral part of the course and you will teach 6 hours at two different levels. Your teaching will be observed by your tutor and fellow trainees. [+]

Certificate 2017. Learn how to become a teacher on part-time teaching qualifications. Your teaching career is in safe hands when you study with us. Our results speak for themselves. The success rates for most of our courses are higher than the national benchmark. Courses are offered with City and Guilds, Cambridge ESOL and Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU), these were graded Outstanding at CCCU’s recent Ofsted inspection. There are many reasons why teaching is an increasingly popular choice of career for a wide range of skilled and talented people. Teaching is one of the most rewarding professions and provides you with the opportunity to interact with people of all ages and backgrounds, it offers fantastic career prospects and development opportunities in addition to competitive financial benefits. Kensington and Chelsea College offers courses that will help you to progress into teaching and develop your skills for the classroom. We offer teaching courses for those who are looking to teach English to Speakers of other Languages or for those who would like to teach in the lifelong learning sector. All programmes will enable students to progress towards Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills (QTLS) and open the gate to employment in the teaching of adults. Course Overview On the course you will receive instruction on methods of teaching language and the analysis of the English language for teaching purposes. Teaching practice is an integral part of the course and you will teach 6 hours at two different levels. Your teaching will be observed... [-]

EIPM Certification: Professional Buyers

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 3 weeks September 2017 France Archamps

The Certification Programme for Buyers prepares participants to take charge of a purchasing portfolio. [+]

Standing out from the crowd The EIPM Certification Programmes enable purchasing professionals to keep their knowledge and skills relevant, applicable and competitive, whilst being an industry standard that is recognised worldwide. The courses are flexible and structured around 3 weeks of face-to-face sessions combined with up-front preparation and project implementation. Professional Buyers Objective The Certification Programme for Buyers prepares participants to take charge of a purchasing portfolio. The training covers the fundamentals of the purchasing function, such as understanding the purchasing process, analysis of a portfolio, segmentation, understanding how to apply the best practices and building a purchasing strategy. Target Group The Certification Programme for Buyers is targeted to provide the fundamental purchasing process and tools to buyers with less than two years experience and mostly local purchasing responsibilities. Validation To be certified, participants are required to pass an exam at the end of each course and to successfully present a project. Curriculum Week 1 Fundamentals of Purchasing About 3 days Inventory Management About 2 days Week 2 Financial Risks / Opportunities in Supply Management About 3 days Contract & Legal Aspects About 2 days Week 3 Cost Analysis About 2 days Practicing Negotiation Techniques About 3 days [-]

TOEIC Certificate Program

Genius English Proficiency Academy
Campus Full time November 2017 Philippines Lapu-Lapu

The Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is for students who want to further their education or career. Our course will help students improve their listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills and hence their overall TOEIC-taking skills and TOEIC score. [+]

Certificate 2017. The Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) is for students who want to further their education or career. Our course will help students improve their listening, reading, writing, and grammar skills and hence their overall TOEIC-taking skills and TOEIC score. The course is comprised of four sections: listening comprehension, reading, speaking, and writing which reflect the sections of the actual test. Our teachers specialize in training students for test-taking as well as developing their confidence and techniques that contribute to their success. TOEIC Program Information TOEIC A 6 classes per day; 50 minutes per class 4 classes man-to-man with a local teacher 2 group classes with a Native English teacher TOEIC B 8 classes per day; 50 minutes per class 6 classes man-to-man with a local teacher 2 group classes with a Native English teacher Special Course (TOEIC) 5 classes per day; 50 minutes per class 3 classes man-to-man with a local teacher 2 group classes with a Native English teacher Accommodation Genius English provides spacious single, double, triple rooms with panoramic city and sea views. Housekeeping Services Laundry - twice a week Cleaning - twice a week Changing of bed sheet - once a week Facility Each room has its own refrigerator, and air-conditioning & some rooms have TV. Each room has its own fast wi-fi connection. Some rooms have its own living room. Safe boxes for valuable item for each student. Some rooms have their own kitchen and dining table. Each room has balcony, either... [-]

Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management

The Open University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 7 years August 2017 United Kingdom Milton Keynes + 1 more

This flexible course starts with you: where you are now, and where you want to be in the future. Taking a practical approach grounded in your own experience, it explores the essentials of business and management and develops the skills needed for further study. You’ll be introduced to the internal and external elements of a business, the context in which a business operates, and common aims and characteristics. You’ll also encounter work-based learning issues that are particularly relevant to your current role... [+]

Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management This flexible course starts with you: where you are now, and where you want to be in the future. Taking a practical approach grounded in your own experience, it explores the essentials of business and management and develops the skills needed for further study. You’ll be introduced to the internal and external elements of a business, the context in which a business operates, and common aims and characteristics. You’ll also encounter work-based learning issues that are particularly relevant to your current role. Key features of the course Tailor your study according to your interests and professional needs Choose a broad-based route or focus on business, leadership and management or on retail management Optional modules include communication, personal finance or mathematics Builds a solid foundation for further study. Educational aims The Certificate of Higher Education in Business and Management provides an introduction to the range of subjects and disciplines that offer analytical insight into the functioning and management of business organisations. In the first compulsory module you will focus on three essential business functions – people management, finance and accounting, and marketing and examine how they operate in a variety of organisations. In the second compulsory module you will have the opportunity to draw on your own experience and develop your skills in applying your learning. The choice of options allows you to select an area that is of interest to you such as retail, managing in the workplace, personal finance, mathematics, social... [-]

Certification Sport Manager

European Sportsmanagement Academy
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 semesters October 2017 Germany Nürnberg

Our Certificate in Sport Management prepares students for a leadership position in professional sports. Besides their own practical experience, for example as a professional or competitive athletes, it is essential at the present time to bring far-reaching expertise. For these reasons, the European Sport Management Academy has created a specifically tailored to active or former professional athletes online degree program. [+]

Certificate 2017. The study for professional athletes and every sports enthusiasts! Our Certificate in Sport Management prepares students for a leadership position in professional sports. Besides their own practical experience, for example as a professional or competitive athletes, it is essential at the present time to bring far-reaching expertise. For these reasons, the European Sport Management Academy has created a specifically tailored to active or former professional athletes online degree program. Based on the principle of "blended learning" (transmitting teaching materials through various channels) important content from the areas of management, marketing, communications, law and sports psychology conveys. In addition to course-related, high-quality scripts, the student has the opportunity to lectures online contemporary and flexible to follow the online campus, - and then, if it permits its time. The special "spice of life", the additional presence dates with top speakers from sport and business. About this workshop, the bridge between theory and practice is hit, and first valuable networks formed. An especially valuable element of our study concept represents the course-related mentoring. Thus, each student or each student will be provided a suitable mentor. The mentor is for inquiries of any kind available and accompanies the students with advice and assistance, including care of the housework and the exam preparation. Our Sports Management -Studienprogramm extends over 2 semesters or 12 months. The exams for the title "Certified Sport Manager" include self-making of a household and a three-hour exam that covers all content Lecture topics. Of course, the certificate is recognized... [-]

Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics

esocaet Studies by CADFEM
Online & Campus Combined Part time 6 months October 2017 Germany Grafing

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation. The further enhancement program provides comprehensive expertise for the successful application. [+]

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation in numerous industry branches: increasing the efficiency of pumps and turbines, the cooling of electrical machines or microchips, the reduction of fuel consumption of vehicles. Performing a CFD simulation is no longer a challenge; however, to draw the right conclusions from the results more than ever. This is what the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics provides: comprehensive expertise for the successful application - scientifically sound and practically oriented. Program Overview Since 2016, the CAS in Computational Fluid Dynamics has been offered at the HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil in Switzerland. Where appropriate, courses can also be combined with modules from the master’s course offerings on the TH Ingolstadt and HAW Landshut to complete a master's degree. Recent offerings Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Module Studies Program begins in the fall Comprehensive combination of modules as needed Experienced professors from universities and from industry The language of instruction is English if international students participate. Lifelong learning: Even after degree completion, you can take module coursework. Participant Group The ideal candidates are college graduates, who have already collected professional experience in engineering or science, and who are interested in a professional or managerial career in the field of product development with a focus on fluid simulation. Since the study is supervised individually, it also takes into account the interests of newcomers as well as experienced professionals who wish to transfer from related fields of expertise. Thus, the offer... [-]

Certificate in English as a Second Language

Full Sail University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Winter Park

English as a Second Language at Full Sail University is tailored for students who want to pursue studies in entertainment and media. It is not intended for students seeking a general or “stand-alone” English [+]

Certificate 2017. English as a Second Language at Full Sail University is tailored for students who want to pursue studies in entertainment and media. It is not intended for students seeking a general or “stand-alone” English language program. The objectives are related to occupational training and concepts and will prepare students for entry into degree programs in entertainment and media studies. Full Sail University's English as a Second Language (ESL) courses of study focus on the language skills tested in university-recognized, language proficiency exams. It also introduces students to the entertainment and media industry. Students do not need to be proficient in the English language to participate. Over an intensive nine-month period, you’ll build your skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking using rich multimedia learning tools. You’ll demonstrate your abilities through creative projects and exercises – including movies, songwriting, blogging, podcasts, art, and more. As you learn and create within Full Sail’s diverse facilities, you’ll explore various industry branches such as entertainment, art, video games, and business. You will have opportunities to interact with faculty and students, as well as industry guests and graduates, which will enhance your English fluency and comprehension. You’ll also learn strategies that will enable you to confidently participate in further academic study. The interdisciplinary approach of this certificate will allow you to become immersed in university culture from day one, giving you a comfortable transition into your next educational journey. [-]

Certificate in Education 14+ Teaching Learners with Additional Needs [CertEd 14+] [ University of Bolton ]

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

The University of Bolton Certificate in Education 14+ is a teacher education course for non-graduates who wish to teach in the FE and Skills sector of education; for example, in adult and community education, further education, sixth form colleges, universities, the prison and probation services, pre-employment training and work-based learning... [+]

Certificate in Education 14+ Teaching Learners with Additional Needs [CertEd 14+] [ University of Bolton ] The University of Bolton Certificate in Education 14+ is a teacher education course for non-graduates who wish to teach in the FE and Skills sector of education; for example, in adult and community education, further education, sixth form colleges, universities, the prison and probation services, pre-employment training and work-based learning. Your choice of study will depend on the subject and area in which you wish to teach. For teaching in a vocational and/or academic curriculum area you will choose the Generic pathway. For teaching ESOL/literacy or numeracy you will choose the Skills for Life pathway. For teaching learners with additional needs you will choose the Teaching Learners with Additional Needs pathway. You should select your specialist area at the time of your application. The Certificate in Education 14+ programmes meet the requirement of the FE-specific Diploma in Education and Training (DET). You may study the Generic pathway at either the University of Bolton or at a partner college. If you wish to study at a partner college, you will need to contact the college directly for timetable information. Please note: the Skills for Life pathways are only available for study at the University of Bolton; Bury College offers (Literacy and ESOL specialism route). The Teaching Learners with Additional Needs pathway is only available at the University of Bolton. As part of your studies you will be required to carry out a teaching placement equivalent... [-]

Certificate in International Hotel & Tourism Management

IMI International Management Institute Switzerland
Campus Full time 22 weeks Open Enrollment Switzerland Luzern

This 22 week foundaton programme offers ideal preparation for those looking to pursue University level study in a Hospitality, Events or Tourism related discipline at IMI. [+]

The objective of the programme is to give students a sound professional education in the operational management of hospitality and tourism organisations with a particular focus on the management of food and beverages, front office systems and tourism processes. The programme also includes opportunities to acquire fundamental skills in languages, information technology, communication, business planning and self-development.

Requirements for Admission

Minimum 17 years of age High school certificate or equivalent e.g. GCSE O/A Levels Appropriate level of English. 

Applicants who do not have the required English level may join the four week Pre-Sessional English Course or the 10 week University English Preparatory Programme (UEPP).... [-]