Certificate in Business
Certificate of Business
Overview of Field
The Certificate of Business is targeted at those students who want some basic exposure to the field of business without committing to a full four year degree. The Certificate of Business allows you to take a sequence of closely related courses to develop some core knowledge about various types of businesses. The Certificate of Business is a common choice for those who already have other qualifications but feel that some knowledge of business may boost their career.
Certificate in Business Programs
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Structure and duration of the degree program
The Certificate of Business essentially involves a set of three or more courses that tend to be in very similar areas. For example, people may be interested in completing a Certificate of Business with a focus on accounting or human resource management. The sequence of courses can often be completed in just a year even if you only take one class at a time.
Highlights of the coursework
The Certificate of Business attempts to develop in students the mindset of conducting business. This is done by exposing students to case studies, problem sets and discussions. The Certificate of Business emphasizes practical work and team exercises.
Admission criteria and graduation requirements
Anyone can apply to complete the Certificate of Business regardless of academic program. But those who have practical experience in business tend to fare better in the program.
Career prospects and average salary
A Certificate in Business is able to give a career and salary boost to people in all walks of life. Most graduates report a positive return on this investment.