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The Business Administrator Professional Program

The Business Administration Professional Program prepares students to plan, initiate, and manage Information Technology (IT) projects. IT Project Managers also lead and guide the work of technical staff, serve as a liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Finally, IT Project Managers monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

 
 

Business Administration Professional Program Details

Microsoft Office

Master the capabilities and features of the most widely used productivity suite in the world: Microsoft Office. Learn the fundamentals and advanced features of each application. This course will also introduce you to the fundamentals of Windows 10 to best utilize Microsoft’s latest and greatest operating system.

This program includes select content from the following publicly scheduled courses.

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Business Applications

Our Business Applications course introduces you to Microsoft SharePoint. Learn how to share files and calendars, access team sites, and other fundamentals that will change the way you do business. This course also includes coverage of Adobe Acrobat.

This program includes select content from the following publicly scheduled courses.

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Microsoft SharePoint

Accounting Essentials

Our Accounting Essentials course covers the fundamentals of accounting from financial statements to identifying and controlling costs. Learn about operating leverage and what factors influence pricing among many other accounting basics.

This program includes select content from the following publicly scheduled courses.

  • Accounting Essentials

Business Soft Skills

Proper communication skills and business etiquette will take you far. Our Business Soft Skills course covers those important topics as well as time management. Learn how to understand communication barriers and make a great first impression.

This program includes select content from the following publicly scheduled courses.

  • Communication Strategies
  • Business Etiquette & Professionalism
  • Practical Time Management

Project Management

Our Project Management course cover the fundamentals and advanced aspects of Project Management. Learn how to initiate a project, plan for time and cost, analyze risks, and plan out project milestones. This course also introduces Microsoft Project so the student can properly learn how to define and implement a project plan.

This program includes select content from the following publicly scheduled courses.

  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Microsoft Project

Business Efficiencies

Our Business Efficiencies course introduces students to the key components of service and quality management. Understanding the best practices for continual improvement is the fastest route to achieving more efficiency in the workplace. This course also covers the important topics of risk and change management and how to properly transition a new service into the work place.

This program includes select content from the following publicly scheduled courses.

  • ITIL
  • Six Sigma
 

Program Length

25 weeks /450 clock hours

Certifications Achieved

  • Microsoft Office Specialist in Excel (MOS)
  • ITIL Foundations
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing one of our programs, you may qualify for the following career opportunities.

  • IT Project Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Senior Lead Project Manager
  • Quality Control Analyst
 

Common Job Responsibilities

  • Develop or update project plans for IT projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing.
  • Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development and determine project scope and limitations.
  • Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects.
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Supply quality control data necessary for regulatory submissions.
 
 
 

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