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Whether you’re looking to advance your career or perhaps start a new career path, a foundation in business, office skills and accounting can help get you started. Skills in business and accounting practices are valuable assets and can help launch you to your next level. Your willingness to advance your education also confirms your commitment to a better future for you and to the success of your company.
Understanding the inner workings of your company will allow you to more effectively undertake your current job as well as prepare you for career advancement. Additionally, your marketable skills are transferable to virtually any business. Whether you find yourself in the sales department, accounting, business office, or retail management, or warehouse inventory control, your skills will make you confident among your business associates.
If you hope to make more valuable contributions at your current job, draw attention for a promotion, or intend to ask for a raise soon, having these skills and certifications under your belt and on your resume will be infinitely valuable to your bargaining position. People are always looking for ways to make sure that they have job security and having the knowledge to become a more invaluable part of the company will do that for you.
All businesses depend on employees with business and accounting skills for positions such as office manager, payroll specialist, executive assistant, HR specialist, procurement associate, accounting clerk, customer service manager, and operations manager, inventory control just to name a few. Your newfound knowledge along with your individual skills will certainly help you to obtain your perfect position.
Why take classes in business and accounting? To put it simply, all roads lead to and through business and accounting. Every successful business, no matter the industry, needs people that are highly skilled in business and financial practices who will ensure a company is profitable by operating smoothly and efficiently.
CCI has been training adult students for over 33 years. Founded in 1984 CCI’s smaller classes offer you a more personal learning experience in a comfortable, supportive environment, and training is provided by professional, experienced experts in the industry. This online program is customized to provide direct instructor/student engagement to discuss topics and learn new software skills such as Microsoft Office and QuickBooks. This online program is managed with the student in mind. Student can have a virtual meeting with the instructor, collaborate with other students to complete their assignments, and conduct interviews with the local business managers to learn hands-on skills and business operations.
The unique nature of this online program makes certain that students maintain the minimum progress level each week. Mentoring and tutoring are provided to make certain students are able to keep up with their weekly progress.
Courses An In-Depth Look at the business and accounting Program
Microsoft Office (Training for MOS Word & Excel Certifications)
Relevant are important to your employer as it reflect on the level of your knowledge and expertise. Additional studies may be required after the completion of the course to fully prepare for MOS certifications. But be assured that instructors are available to assist every step of the way.
This course will help you to recognize networking opportunities, communicate with those higher and lower on the corporate ladder than yourself, and spot marketable opportunities for not just your company but yourself.
Anyone wanting to succeed in any business position needs to have a basic level of accounting knowledge. It will help you understand things said in meetings and understand paperwork that you may come across.
Business Practice I
Business Practice II
QuickBooks (Training for QuickBooks Certification)
Many businesses use QuickBooks to keep track of their business expenditures and earnings. This course could greatly help you cut back on expenses if you are thinking of starting your own company.
If you are in self-employed, or work in a small or medium size office, this course will make you valuable. Your employer will be pleased to know that you also know the basics in payroll administration. This is a vital skill to have.
Practicum (Students will start and operate a simulated business)
This real-world scenario will help you to see your strengths and understand areas you need to work on to better succeed in the business world.
This program will not only give you the knowledge to work in the business world, but will also provide resume writing, interview techniques, and online job hunting.
Skills developed in program
These are the things that you will leave our program with. You’ll have better job prospects, as well as just being more valuable at your current position in the business industry.
Laying the foundation for what all successful businesses have in common.
Understanding what the HR department is, what marketing does, etc.
Ethics is a complicated field of study, but most industries have their own code of ethics, and you need to have an understanding of what kind of ethics you’ll run into and be expected to have in working for or running a business.
Understanding financial documents
Knowing what a P&L statement is, or what a cash flow statement account is
Practice Customer Service
How to speak with customers and clients, how to deescalate a situation where a customer is upset, etc.
Workplace Skills- Communicating with your coworkers, communicating with those who are in charge, communicating with those you oversee.
Branch Management, Retail Management, Department Management.
The different kinds of managerial skills you will need if you are in a manager role
Building Skills For Business Success- Skills you have or need to learn to be successful in different types of businesses such as business operations. There are daily operations that must happen in any business to keep it running
Business Accounting- Accounting for your home is not the same as accounting for a business and you will need to know the different aspects of business accounting
Business Management- How to manage not just people, but the business itself
Business Finance- Terms you will need to know, but also how to make financing work for your business
The Time Commitment for Business and Accounting
The online Business Accounting program at CCI Training Center is specifically designed to allow students with young children and/or other responsibilities the opportunity to get the career training they to pursue a successful business career— even as they’re coordinating childcare, work, and other obligations. The program length is 28 weeks.
CCI Training Center offers courses year-round. You’ll never have to wait long for the next one to start, and our offerings don’t change with the seasons. We believe in offering educational opportunities that will not only better your life but be as easily accessible as possible.
CCI Training Center is much more affordable than a four-year university degree, but we know some people still might need financial assistance. Financial aid is available for those who qualify:
Positions Job Prospects Available for business and accounting
One of the primary advantages of successfully completing the Business Accounting program at CCI is that your job prospects are broadened. Opportunities are available in a business office environment, in consumer retail management, product distribution and inventory management, and accounting clerk. In addition, here are just a few of the options that will become available to you if you have interest in self-employment and other entrepreneur pursuits:
Be Your Own Boss
Are you ready to start your own business? There are a few different kinds of businesses you should consider:
Maybe you want to just work for yourself without starting a brick and mortar type of business. Do you have previous business experience and want to consult? Maybe you are a stay at home mom looking to be a virtual assistant. No matter the freelancing work you’d like perform, if you want your small business to grow into a larger one, taking Business Accounting Courses at CCI Training Center will help.
If don’t have a fresh new take on business, why not buy into a successful business model? This can include restaurants, retail stores, coffee shops, and many others. It’s a lower-risk proposition than striking directly out on your own and will give you some real world experience you can parlay into a business of your own down the road.
Business Owner/ Entrepreneur
You have a great idea for a business. Have you done all your research? Do you have zero real world business experience? To give yourself the best possible chance at success, take the Business Accounting Courses at CCI Training Center before you strike out on your own. Gain the knowledge you need to make your business dreams a successful reality.
Everything from sales associate to CEO, manager to regional manager to Vice President, all of these positions in any number of business industries are open to you. The most important thing to have is the drive to succeed. The second thing you’ll need is knowledge to get you there. That is where CCI Training Center can help you.
This program is designed for both individuals seeking a new entry level career path or wanting career enhancement. It is never too late to make a career change that will improve your way of life. It is also never too early to receive the training you need to make you a more marketable commodity in the business industry.
If you have recently been through a divorce and find yourself a single parent in need of more income to take care of your family, or if you want to transition from working with your hands to working in an office environment, CCI Training Center can give you the skills you need in a fraction of the time university courses will take. The program is also very suitable for people who want to move up in the industry they are already in. The training will provide you with the knowledge and the confidence to ask for a promotion and reach for that supervisory position you feel you are ready for.
High School graduates or older adults who are not ready, or don’t want to go to a four-year university, can come to CCI Training Center and become confident in their ability to enter the business world. Your resume will show how committed you are to a future working in the business industry when you are done with CCI Training Center Business Accounting courses.
Don’t forget the skills you may already have to bring to the table as well. Many businesses, especially in Texas, highly value those who are bilingual. Do you speak Spanish? This is a highly marketable skill and combined with the training you receive in CCI Training Center Business Accounting courses, you will be a sought after employee with many different types of businesses who need bilingual employees to more easily converse with their customers, or attract a broader range of customers to their business.
CCI'S Role What CCI Training Center Can Do For You
Why Choose CCI Training Center
Unlike a four-year degree, CCI Training Center cuts out all the courses that will not directly help you in your career, and only gives you what you need to succeed. This vastly cuts down on the time you will spend getting what you need to give yourself a career boost.
Our instructors have all worked, or are still working, in the business industry. Therefore, you are being taught by high level instructors who will be able to give you real life scenarios in order to help you understand the material they are teaching you. Our instructors are passionate about guiding their students in the direction they will most likely succeed. You will also take aptitude tests before your courses start to tell you what direction you should head in when you start applying to jobs in the business industry.
CCI Training Center is not only there for you during your courses, but after as well. We offer post-graduation job support, as well as resume building courses, and interview prep. Our dedication extends well beyond preparing you for certification exams or classroom teaching. We want to make sure everyone who passes through the CCI Training Center doors is more successful when they leave than when they entered.
If you the business industry is a new area for you, business accounting courses are absolutely the place to start, but not just for the courses, for the people you will meet within them. Your business network is one of your most valuable tools no matter what type of business you enter. Right here at CCI Training Center you will start to build your network. Future clients, future business partners are met at CCI.
The admissions staff at CCI Training Center will answer any questions you may have about the Business and Accounting Courses. Don’t put off your dream of being your own boss or climbing that corporate ladder any longer. Call us or fill out a form here for more information.
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