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Earn a Business Certificate in Half the Time

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Are you interested in entering or expanding your credentials in a business career field? Is your busy schedule limiting just how much time you can invest in education at this time in your life? Saint Paul College now offers five business certificate programs that you can complete in just eight weeks over just one or two semesters. The THRIVE IN FIVE program includes five programs:

  1. Business Core – The foundation for all business degrees includes five core courses. After completing the core, students move into the major of their choice. Students completing this program are prepared to provide entry-level support for businesses or pursue further education. Questions? Contact Instructor Evan Barshack.

  2. Customer Service Office Support – This certificate provides entry-level training for a customer service position. Students will learn how to resolve conflict and develop listening, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. The program covers Microsoft Office software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Students will also learn communication, teamwork, and other business professional skills. Questions? Contact Instructor Kimberley Slaker.

  3. Human Resources – This certificate is for those who believe in positively impacting any industry by working with leaders to create and expand workplaces that allow employees to thrive and feel valued in their job. Graduates may pursue work as an HR Specialist, Benefits Specialist, Compensation Analyst, Recruiter, Training and Development Coordinator, HR Generalist, or HR Assistant. The certificate is also transferable to the Human Resources AAS program. Questions? Contact Instructor Mindy Travers.

  4. Supply Chain Logistics – Supply Chain Logistics offers a wide range of employment opportunities, including purchasing and supplier management, manufacturing logistics, inventory management, transport management, distribution, warehousing management, customer service management, information management, and logistics and supply chain strategy. The certificate is also transferable to the Supply Chain Logistics AAS program. Questions? Contact Instructors Promeet Jaswantsingh or Jon Stambaugh.

  5. Social Media Marketing – Organizations have many needs for communicating and connecting with customers and stakeholders through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, And YouTube. Employment opportunities as a media marketing specialist, marketing coordinator, and web marketing analyst are excellent for social media experts who can engage, delight, and develop meaningful customer relationships. Questions? Contact Instructor Kim Turner-Rush.

Students learn many high-quality business principles from our business instructors, who teach based on extensive real-world experiences. You can learn from the pros who have been there before. Whether you want to enter the business field, transfer within the business job market, or earn credits for additional business education, you will learn much within a shortened timeframe.

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