Certificate in Business Skills
The Certificate in Business Skills program can help you to develop the basic skills required to gain entry-level employment in business.
The program counts for full credit towards the Achievement in Business Competencies (Blue Seal) program. Certified trades people may use the TRU-OL program as an option when applying for Blue Seal certification.
What Can You Do With This Credential?
While operating her own fly-fishing guiding company, April Vokey graduated with a Certificate in Business Skills and now plans to ladder this credential into a degree in business. Vokey has taken many of the strategies that she learned in her classes and has applied them to her business, with great success.
To apply for admission to this program, please complete the Program Admission Form.
A minimum of 6 TRU credits (distance or on-campus)
15 credits total, with a GPA of 2.00 or higher over all courses required to complete this credential, as follows:
Core Knowledge Requirements (6 credits)
Elective Requirements (9 credits)
9 credits of 1000- or 2000-level courses, normally selected from ACCT, BLAW, BUSN, ECON, ENTR, FNCE, HRMN, MIST, MKTG, MNGT, ORGB, SCMN, CMNS 1291 Introduction to Professional Writing, MATH 1091 Business Mathematics, MATH 1101 Finite Mathematics and/or STAT 1201 Introduction to Probability and Statistics
Other similar courses are considered on an individual basis.
Supervisory Option (9 credits)
You are awarded this option if you complete the following electives:
Consult with your Program Advisor to ensure that the courses you select are available and appropriate for your program of study and educational goals. Otherwise, you may find that a course does not meet the program requirements and cannot be applied toward that program's credential.
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