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Business Information Professional Pathway and Certificate
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 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 cohort of students who have the same career goals, 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!
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Learning the Keyboard
Intro to MS PowerPoint
Soft skills for project managers
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
- Achieve badges through Badgr
- Certificate of Achievment
Certificate of Achievement
Below is what is needed to achieve a Business Information Professional I Certificate of Achievement.
Business Information Professional I
|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 Processing 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|
Fall 2020 Courses
Fall 2020 Business Information Professional Courses
Classes Begin August 31
Classes run full lenght of semester unless noted
CAP 010A Learning the Keyboarding ( 1.0 unit)
Online, CRN 74724
CAP 33A: Word Processing Course 1 (3.0 units)
Online, CRN 76649
CAP 62B: Introduction to MS Excel (1.0 unit)
Short Term: 9/9 to 10/18
Online; CRN: 76652 or 76657
“Learning the skills from the BIW Program has given me confidence at work.” Business Information Worker Graduate