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Business Information Professional Pathway and Certificate

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A Career Pathway Built For You

The Business Information Professional Pathway and Certificate equips you with the technical, communication and management skills in just three semesters so that they  you can start working or advance in your career quickly. It is designed to prepare students for  entry level office and administrative  support positions   (such as office administrative specialists, customer service reps, information  clerks, and  office managers)in a variety of business workplace environments.

Our Students Learn Together

Join a group of students with the same career goals, who take the same classes and support one another through the program. Working together with a common goal helps students excel in their classes and friendships often develop among the class members!

Class Offerings

Spring 2020 Summer 2020 FAll 2020
CAP 070
MS Windows
BUS 021
Business Computing
CAP 62B
MS Excel
CAP 071E
MS Outlook
  BUS 107
Soft skills for project managers
CAP 10A
Learning the Keyboard
  BUS 078B
Business Communication
CAP 033A
Word Processing
  BUS 118
HR Management
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What's In It For Me?
What’s In It for Me?
  • Acquiring the 21st Century workplace skills & traits small businesses look for when hiring.
  • Building connections with industry partners and discovering what job and/or internship opportunities they have.
  • Online, hybrid, evening and short-term classes  to help you quickly get the training to  prepare you for   office and  administrative support positions. (See list of courses for the Program below)
  • Academic and career support
  • Counselor support for your academic and career pathway planning
  • Resume writing assistance 
  • Interviewing techniques 
  • Access to tutoring/tutorial services
Certificate of Achievement

Below is what is needed to achieve a Business Information Professional I Certificate of Achievement. (* current courses in pathway)

Business Information Professional

Course Name Units Skills Emphasized
CAP 010A Learning the Keyboard* 1.0 improving keyboarding proficiency
CAP 070 Using MS Windows* 1.0 Microsoft Windows technical proficiency
CAP 071E Microsoft Outlook* 1.0 email, communication, calendar, MS office proficiency
CAP 033A Word Processsing Course 1* 3.0 Presentation, business documents, MS Office proficiency
CAP 062B Introduction to MS Excel* 1.0 Technical proficiency in Basic Excel
CAP 046D Introduction to MS Power Point 1.0 presentation, Microsoft Office technical proficiency
BUS 078B Business Communication* 3.0 business writing and communication
BUS 118 Human Resource Management* 3.0 human resources and human relations; business processess
BUS 021 Introduction to Business Computing* 3.0 business computing, business process
BUS 107 Soft skills for Project Managers 2.0 business processes, management, communication, leadership
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Spring 2020 Courses
Spring 2020 Business Information Courses

Registration begins December 2, 2019
Classes Begin January 25, 2020
Class run full length of semester unless noted

CAP 010A Learning the Keyboarding ( 1.0 unit) 
Monday 2:30-5:20pm; CRN 30845
Friday 9:20-12:10pm: CRN 30897

CAP 33A: Word Processing Course 1 (3.0 units) 
Online, CRN 30920

CAP 62B: Introduction to MS Excel (1.0 unit)
Short Term: 1/29 - 3/8
Wednesdays 6:30-9:40pm; CRN: 30927
Online; CRN: 30928

CAP 70: Using MS Windows (1.0 unit)
Short Term: 1/30-3/8
Thursday 6:30-9:40pm; CRN 32359

CAP 71E: Microsoft Outlook (1 unit)
Late Start/Short Term: 3/12 - 4/26
Thursday 6:30-9:40pm; CRN 31509

students in a circleQuotation mark. “Learning the skills from the BIW Program has given me  confidence at work.” - Ya Qui -Business Information Worker Graduate
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