What is a business management certificate?
Undergraduate certificate programs allow students to earn credits in industry-specific classes without committing to a full degree program. While many view undergraduate certificates as stepping stones toward a college degree, they can also offer the opportunity to add skills and credentials to your resume, potentially helping you stand out when applying for jobs. Our online Business Management Certificate is designed for students to gain essential business and management skills in a shorter amount of time while earning college credits that could be applied to a degree in the future.
What can you do with a certificate in business management?
An online certificate in business management can help you gain new skills or refresh your current skillset and prepare you to take the next steps toward starting or advancing your business career. While an undergraduate certificate alone may not necessarily qualify you for jobs in the field, it can help you add essential skills and credentials to your resume, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products like Word and Excel, something many employers look for.
Will credits received in this course carry over to other Penn Foster business degrees?
Yes! Credits earned through completion of Penn Foster College's online Business Management Undergraduate Certificate Program can be applied toward classes in our Business Management Associate Degree. Completing an undergraduate certificate first can allow you to earn credentials that can boost your resume before applying them toward a full degree program. It's important to note that, when choosing to transfer your credits toward a degree program, we look at your grades, when you completed the original program, and more to determine which classes carry over.
What are the top qualities of someone working in business management?
Those who are successful in business management share many similar qualities! Besides having a background or education in essential business topics like marketing, human resources, and accounting, most have qualities like strong leadership skills, strong communication skills, and interpersonal skills.