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Business courses can add to and complement your professional and educational experience, whether you have been in the business field for a long time, or are seeking to make a career change. There are many educational institutions around the world that offer high-quality business education from professional faculty. Many institutions also offer certificates to demonstrate your continuing education and qualifications.

Through business courses, students will learn the foundational business skills in such areas as finance, accounting, sales, strategic planning, real estate, entrepreneurship, marketing, and management. Business courses in such topics can open career doors to administration, small business development, and project management. Business courses can also give you a competitive advantage in the job market as well as access to a more competitive salary.

If you want to advance your career, then start by looking through the options for business courses below and you may find the next step to reaching your professional goals!

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Academy of York

This NQF aligned and SABPP accredited is for those looking to get a better understanding of the Business Environment. Students who successfully complete this course will ... [+]

Overview

ACCREDITATION: SABPP & NQF ALIGNED

This NQF aligned and SABPP accredited is for those looking to get a better understanding of the Business Environment. Students who successfully complete this course will earn 27 NQF credits.

Section 1 – Sell Services Section 2 – Process Payments Section 3 – South African Law Section 4 – Contracts Section 5 – Consultation and negotiation at the shop floor level Section 6 – Working in Teams Section 7 – Diversity in the Workplace

Academy of York students will receive continuous information and support, over and above the prescribed course material, to assist students to achieve in their studies. Students will have 6 months to complete this SABPP accredited and NQF aligned short course.... [-]

South Africa Randburg
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Online
EU Business School

The EU Business Winter School is designed for current university students and recent university graduates of any academic backgrounds aged 18+ who are interested in busin ... [+]

The EU Business Winter School is designed for current university students and recent university graduates of any academic backgrounds aged 18+ who are interested in business and considering applying to a business grad school or starting up their own company.

The academic content has been adapted from EU’s MBA offerings to allow students to prepare for their professional future. All courses are taught in English by high-quality professors and business leaders, the same that teach in EU’s top-ranked MBA programs. By joining the program, students will update and upgrade their business knowledge while developing the soft skills necessary for a career boost. Last, but not least, students will have the opportunity to meet and bond with young and entrepreneurial people from all over the world while enjoying their winter break in Germany’s business capital.... [-]

Germany Munich
September 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Hanover College

We don’t settle for the one-dimensional business degree offered at most colleges or universities. The Hanover Business Scholars Program combines the wide-reaching scope o ... [+]

Business

We don’t settle for the one-dimensional business degree offered at most colleges or universities. The Hanover Business Scholars Program combines the wide-reaching scope of the liberal arts with the traditional career-building skills you need to succeed in any field.

Today’s employers are hiring grads that can hit the ground running with the following skills:

Broad-based education Experience Problem-solving skills Communication skills Professional demeanor

How it Works Choose your major Select from any of our majors. You get to keep studying your passion. Master the art of business Next, you’ll take B.S.P. courses that give you transferable business knowledge and skills that employers seek. Build your resume Every Business Scholar completes a paid, project-based internship prior to their senior year. Prove that you are a self-starter and active in pursuing your passions by working in the field of your choice. Get professional experience Walk into an interview with the complete package; liberal arts thinking, business acumen, and a killer resume. ... [-]
USA Hanover
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
European Summer School

There are many reasons why someone decides to start their own business – they may be a born entrepreneur their head swimming with business ideas or they may need to start ... [+]

There are many reasons why someone decides to start their own business – they may be a born entrepreneur their head swimming with business ideas or they may need to start a business as the only way to have an income. There are many aspects to starting a business from coming up with ideas, evaluating them, planning a business start-up, launching and then running a business. You often have to deal with a lack of finance, perhaps insufficient experience and many other issues. You have to decide how to design your product, how to differentiate your business from competitors, and how to hire and manage staff. Whether you’re thinking of starting a business or you’re studying business at a university, you will surely find this course highly useful and practical.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
July 2019
Full-time
10 days
Campus
Avans University of Applied Sciences - Undergraduate programs

The international study programmes of Avans University of Applied Sciences prepare you for excellent career opportunities in a range of professional areas. We are pleased ... [+]

Online Q&A sessions

Q&A sessions for prospective international students are hosted by the International Office. During these live chats, staff will answer all your questions regarding study programmes, admission requirements, application procedures and practical matters such as visa, insurance, housing and residence permits. You can join us by adding Avans International as a Skype contact.

Online Q&A session dates February and March 2018: every Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CET. Friday 30 March, Avans will be closed due a national holiday. April till July 2018: every Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CET. [-]
Netherlands Breda
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Full-time
2 days
Campus
California State University, East Bay

Offered in collaboration with the College of Business and Economics, the Pre-Business Analytics is an intensive, integrated curriculum of business courses, GMAT preparati ... [+]

California State University, East Bay, named by the Princeton Review a Best in the West College and a Best Business School, is a distinguished institution celebrated for its academic excellence, personal learning environment, acclaimed faculty, and cultural diversity. The MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) is designed for students and business professionals with a background in computer science, statistics and mathematics who want to have a mastery understanding of business analytics, such as business intelligence and big data analytics. The Pre-Business Analytics Program offers both GMAT preparation and required prerequisite courses needed to apply for admission to the MSBA program.

The San Francisco Bay Area ... [-]
USA Hayward
August 2019
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
Universidad Católica del Norte

A significant learning experience in the marvelous region of Coquimbo, a cultural and magic place. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, includ ... [+]

Spanish, Sea Sciences and Business in Coquimbo

Atacama Immersion Chile By Universidad Católica del Norte

Place: Coquimbo Region in the Center of Chile

A region that surprises its visitors with wonderful places like Elqui Valley, the famous valley where the Chilean Pisco is produced. An important scene of astronomical observatories thanks to the clearness of its skies. Magnificent coasts with marine biodiversity ideal for the study of sea sciences. Coquimbo is the region where the Literature Nobel Prize Gabriela Mistral was born, its work, childhood and history are in these beautiful lands.

Description

A significant learning experience in the marvelous region of Coquimbo, a cultural and magic place. The programs are designed to provide a comprehensive experience, including quality academic learning, activities in field inserted in the landscapes surrounded by beaches, where visitors can enjoy, share and exchange experiences.... [-]

Chile Coquimbo
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 - 4 weeks
Campus
European School of Economics

You may have acquired some excellent abilities so far in design and planning, but do you possess the skills to enable your ideas to take form and say something about the ... [+]

You may have acquired some excellent abilities so far in design and planning, but do you possess the skills to enable your ideas to take form and say something about the environment you live in, about yourself? The Business of Architecture Program has been created to serve as a bridge between design and the real world, design table and built form.

While we welcome newcomers, neo -laureates and even those who have already launched their careers but want to open their own business are perfect candidates. Make your Mark.

Key Features of the Business of Architecture Programme Three intakes: November, April and July Available only in London and Florence Course Duration 3 to 5 weeks Course Assessment: Personal Critique, essay, group project Professional Opportunities: Contacts with established artists, architects and design firms, related industry leaders (glass, marble, iron, ceramic) Compact class sizes which help faculty cultivate a mentor relationship with students and provide the individual attention needed to discover their special skills and succeed in their chosen pathway What makes ESE a great place for students? A personal and tailored learning experience - at ESE you get an individual and exciting experience thanks to the small class size and excellent student/teacher ratio “The Dream is the most real thing there is” – ESE students develop a unique academic and professional pathway through their selected course specialisation and internship placement Pragmatism – hands-on experience in contemporary business practice through the comprehensive internship programme Internationality – student body originating from more than... [-]
United Kingdom London Italy Florence
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 weeks
Campus
South & City College - Birmingham

This course is equivalent to the second year of an undergraduate degree and covers a range of general business topics such as economics, marketing and accounting, alongsi ... [+]

Overview

This course is equivalent to the second year of an undergraduate degree and covers a range of general business topics such as economics, marketing and accounting, alongside specialist management modules. It is aimed at students who want to learn about how business and finance play a key role in many organisations.

Course description

There is a strong emphasis on practical skills on this course, as well as building the required knowledge for a successful career in this area. You will learn about the underlying principles and techniques used in business and management to develop an understanding of contemporary issues in the business world. The course will be supplemented with industry visits and keynote speaker sessions.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Universitat de Vic

For international students who wish to spend one or two semesters in Barcelona, the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia offers Spanish courses that can be ... [+]

For international students who wish to spend one or two semesters in Barcelona, the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia offers Spanish courses that can be combined with other elective courses in English in the fields of business, design, and innovation. On completion, students receive a UVic-UCC certificate with academic credits that their home university may recognize. These courses are strongly oriented towards practice but they also cover the basic theory needed to work on real case studies. Professionals from the world of business and design are invited to some of the course sessions.

The program includes a variety of courses from which students can choose (a minimum of two) to design their own pathway.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Online Business School

People often dream about starting their own business but don’t fully realise the implications of what this involves. Given the back-drop that nearly a half of all busines ... [+]

People often dream about starting their own business but don’t fully realise the implications of what this involves. Given the back-drop that nearly a half of all businesses fail in their first year, it is critical that you have all the knowledge at your disposal to make an informed decision about whether running a business is right for you.

This is an introductory course for anyone who has recently set up a small or micro-business, or for anyone who is considering setting up a small or micro-business or is considering self-employment as a career option. As such, this Course considers the key elements and issues that you need to think about and explore.

This course will allow you to:... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
100 hours
Online
Harvard Business School Online

Develop a data mindset and the analytical skills to interpret and communicate data. Business Analytics is not based on rote memorization of equations or facts but focuses ... [+]

Develop a data mindset and the analytical skills to interpret and communicate data

Business Analytics is not based on rote memorization of equations or facts but focuses on honing your understanding of key concepts, your managerial judgment, and your ability to apply course concepts to real business problems.

This course begins with basic descriptive statistics and progresses to regression analysis. You’ll learn course concepts in the context of performing A/B testing on a website, using sampling to check warehouse inventory, predicting home video sales based on box office performance, and forecasting staffing needs for a hotel front desk. Throughout the course, you will receive clear guidance on how to implement analytical techniques in Excel. No matter your job function or career aspirations, this course will demystify data analysis and equip you with concrete skills to apply in your work or further studies.... [-]

USA Cambridge
August 2019
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
IES Abroad

Enjoy all that Côte d'Azur has to offer while studying topics that are relevant to the Mediterranean coast, such as Sustainability and Immigration, improving your languag ... [+]

Overview

Set upon the edge of the Mediterranean Sea on the glamorous French Riviera, Nice beckons with its mild climate and clear skies. Whether you’re strolling the narrow streets of Old Town or looking down from Colline du Chateau (Castle Hill) at the sweeping panorama of this breathtaking city, Nice will enchant you. Enjoy all that Côte d'Azur has to offer while studying topics that are relevant to the Mediterranean coast, such as Sustainability and Immigration, improving your language skills (no experience required), and learning about business with other international students.

You will take your language and area studies courses at the IES Abroad Center and have the option of taking 6 credits of business at SKEMA, which is located in Sophia Antipolis and was named one of the best European business schools by the Financial Times.... [-]

France Nice
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Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
EDC Ecole des Dirigeants & Créateurs d’Enterprise

Master the necessary management tools and to successfully make the transition between high-school and higher education: autonomy, accountability, general culture, and met ... [+]

Bachelor Cycle Bachelor Cycle –Year 1 Master the necessary management tools and to successfully make the transition between high school and higher education: autonomy, accountability, general culture, and methodology. Gain the needed foundations to grasp the theoretical and practical fundamentals of the corporate world. Have hands-on experience in the corporate world with a first-job experience during an internship. Enroll in the ‘Entrepreneurial-student’ track (from the 1st to the 5th year) for those who wish to create or take over an existing firm and be able to pursue successfully both their studies and their entrepreneurial venture.

The project is submitted to the approval of a panel composed of entrepreneurs and representatives of the support teams.... [-]

France Paris
October 2019
French
Full-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
Institute For Advanced Management (CEU - IAM)

Use data as a strategic asset. Get access to information at critical moments for decision-making, get rid of inefficient operating processes and improve the experience of ... [+]

Use data as a strategic asset. Get access to information at critical moments for decision-making, get rid of inefficient operating processes and improve the experience of your customers. Feel the digital transformation and discover all of the opportunities that it makes available.

The professionals who specialize in big data are in great demand and are becoming one of today's most sought after.

Access Profile

Managers, professionals, and entrepreneurs who aim to increase their knowledge of big data. At the present professional or specialist profiles in the functional areas of operations, marketing, sales, big data and commercial intelligence, managers of SMEs and entrepreneurs.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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Spanish
Full-time
60 hours
Online