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BUSINESS SKILLS
CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY

What Should I Expect from the Program?

Employers today look for both technical competency in your major field and a set of business skills, or “soft skills” that enable you to succeed in the workplace.   This short certificate program develops those business skills that are in demand by employers.  All courses in this certificate are offered online. 

CORE COURSES -  UNITS

 

FALL  SPRING
Business 12 (Introduction to Business), OR
    Business 14 (Business Communication), OR
    Entrepreneurship 1 (Introduction to Entrepreneurship)
3  
Select a minimum of 2 units from the following courses:
    Business 50A (Skills for Supervisors)
    Business 50B (Business Etiquette and Professionalism)
    Business 50C (Interviewing for Success)
    Business 50D (Resumes & Job Application Letters)
    Business 50F (Developing a Business Plan)
    Business 50G (Negotiating Skills)
    Business 50J (Time Management Skills)
    Business 50K (Listening Skills)
    Business 50L (Careers in Business)
    Business 50M (Workplace Diversity)
    Business 50N (Dealing with Difficult People)
    Business 50P (Quality Customer Service)
2  
Select a minimum of 5 units from the following courses:
    Business 50A (Skills for Supervisors)
    Business 50B (Business Etiquette and Professionalism)
    Business 50C (Interviewing for Success)
    Business 50D (Resumes & Job Application Letters)
    Business 50F (Developing a Business Plan)
    Business 50G (Negotiating Skills)
    Business 50J (Time Management Skills)
    Business 50K (Listening Skills)
    Business 50L (Careers in Business)
    Business 50M (Workplace Diversity)
    Business 50N (Dealing with Difficult People)
    Business 50P (Quality Customer Service)
5
TOTAL   10

The above listing is a suggested sequence only.  Some courses may have prerequisites.  Students may take courses in any sequence except where a prerequisite applies.

Program-Learning Outcomes (PLOs):

  • 1.  Create effective oral and written business communications using modern communication technologies.
    2.  
    Develop “soft” skills to succeed in the workplace.

 

 
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