Short Courses in Business Administration

Business administration deals with the performance or management of business operations in regards to making or implementing major decisions. The business administration discipline focuses on efficient methods on how to organize people and resources to drive activities towards set goals. Business administration combines knowledge and theories of finance/economics, human resource, marketing, information systems, accounting and law.

A Bachelor or Master degree in Business Administration (BBA or MBA) can help students obtain particular abilities, like: learning how to negotiate or approve contracts and agreements, analyse financial statements, make sales reports and analysing performance indicators. Graduates will know how to apply new technologies in the workplace and how to best manage an organisation or business. Problem-solving, theorizing and analytical thinking skills are much needed and favoured by employers in the field. In addition, BBAs encourage students to think about issues such as diversity, ethics, politics and other dynamics that play a role in every work environment. Many colleges, universities and business schools offer different specialisation areas, such as: operations management, human resources management and general management.

Some of the most common career options for graduates from business administration include: office manager, business owner, risk management consultant, financial planner, purchasing agent, research analyst, marketing representative, quality assurance specialist.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

Business Administration Certificate Business Administration
  • Aug 2017
  • Not specified
  • 8 months

Become a leader in today’s business world with the Post-Graduate Certificate in Business Administration offered at York University School of Continuing Studies.

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Modern Business Technologies Short Course Modern Business Technologies
  • Sep 2016
  • Not specified
  • 4 months

Modern world market provides opportunities for company development in different industries. Modern Business Technologies course is offered by Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU).

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English for Business Short Course English for Business
  • Jun 2017
  • National € 6,045 per module
  • International € 6,045 per module
  • 42 days

The English for Business course is offered at Yale English Language Institute. Make international connections and learn business communication through case studies and discussions.

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How to Become a Start-up in the Creative Industry Short Course How to Become a Start-up in the Creative Industry
  • Any time
  • EEA € 0
  • International € 0
  • 12 days

In this intensive course offered by HKU University of the Arts Utrecht – called How to Become a Start-up in the Creative Industry – you will join forces to form international student start-up teams and work on your own or a team member’s innovative idea.

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International Business Semester Short Course International Business Semester
  • Feb 2017
  • Not specified
  • 4 months

The International Business Semester at Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) is developed according to the European requirements and can be recognized as a semester abroad. It provides students with opportunity to study in the international environment getting the intercultural experience.

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Business Statistics (Advanced Certificate) Certificate Business Statistics (Advanced Certificate)
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 650 per module
  • International £ 650 per module
  • 3 months

Business Statistics (Advanced Certificate) delivered by InterActive will show you how managers perform financial analysis, market research, and audits using the latest statistical applications.

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University of Cape Town Strategic Business Management Short Course University of Cape Town Strategic Business Management
  • Aug 2017
  • National $ 940
  • International $ 940
  • 70 days

Strategic Business Management defines how, where, why and what a business can do to outperform its competitors. Its philosophical approach to business management - and it’s the definitive skill the leaders of successful enterprises use to set themselves apart. The Strategic Business Management course is offered by GetSmarter.

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Business in the Arts Certificate Business in the Arts
  • Jul 2017
  • Aug 2017
  • International £ 4,600 per module
  • 2 months

The course is designed to assist both students with a background in business and those with an arts background to acquire an understanding of the nature, structure and workings of contemporary business organisations in the arts and creative industries, and the management processes that take place within them.

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University of Cape Town Bookkeeping Short Course University of Cape Town Bookkeeping
  • Jul 2017
  • National $ 725
  • International $ 725
  • 63 days

Accurate bookkeeping is a necessity in any organisation. Despite the availability of innovative bookkeeping software, business owners have recognised the need to employ individuals with certified bookkeeping knowledge and applied skills to keep track of important financial information. The Bookkeeping course is offered by GetSmarter.

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