This program applies math fundamentals to business applications. Topics include a basic math review, business statistics, profit calculations, payroll, banking, interest calculations, insurance, taxes, and other business topics. Upon completion of this program, students will have a fundamental understanding of how to solve mathematical problems as they pertain to various business transactions. Further, students will also analyze common business problems using mathematical equations and concepts as well as useful business statistics calculations.
Math skills are fundamental to sound business skills. The ability to analyze and interpret data is more and more valued in this data- and information-driven world. Interpreting data for business no matter what sector it is is imperative to making informed decisions. And with information and data so much more widely available than ever before, there is no excuse not to use this information to make sound business decisions every day. Algebra and statistics are fundamental skills individuals require for success regardless of the industry they enter, particularly in pursuing careers in Business or Computer Science.
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:
Contrast theories and techniques of managing, motivating, and leading others
Analyze the impact of an organizations culture, environment, and design on management
Examine how social responsibility and ethics affect management functions
Analyze issues facing managers when performing management functions
Examine challenges related to organizational strategies and processes that managers face in todays business environment
Evaluate approaches to communication to best fit an organizational structure
Apply theories of leadership and motivation to effectively manage others
Assess approaches to controlling organizational performance
Examine operations management
Describe the key components of the contemporary U.S. and international business environment
Describe the role of ethics and social responsibility in the business environment
Examine how businesses can be organized and structured
Analyze the various functions of and approaches to management
Analyze marketing processes, forces, and issues in a business enterprise
Examine the key strategies, tools, and issues involved in business operations
Examine the key financial concepts involved in the business enterprise
Develop a business plan incorporating sound business concepts, systems, and strategies
Analyze the competencies and skills needed to be an effective supervisor
Explain contemporary workplace considerations with respect to a supervisory role
Plan strategically using goal-setting and organizing skills
Recommend a staffing, recruiting, and retention strategy
Recommend a control process strategy
Propose a decision-making strategy
Explain motivational leadership in the context of today's workforce
Use effective communication strategies
Propose group- and-team-building skills
Analyze the performance appraisal process
Recommend strategies to improve workplace health and safety
Propose conflict resolution strategies
Analyze factors that impact change management
Analyze the supervisor's role in the collective bargaining processes
Use Microsoft Office
Partnered with Regionally Accredited Colleges and Universities
Multiple funding options
Can I write in the books?
No, but the student may purchase the book at the end of the course. Please refer to your book agreement that you signed in your initial enrollment process. It outlines all of the specifications in regard to your books.
When do I get my welcome letter?
You will receive your welcome letter 3-5 days prior to your start date. If you have not received within that time frame please contact an Education Consultant to help you.
Am I eligible for MYCAA?
Visit the MyCAA Website to see if you are eligible.
What are my payment options?
Click the Financing link at the top of this page for financing information.
What is difference between a certificate and a certification?
By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the studentís responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.
Does this course translate in to college credit?
Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.
How long do access to my complete my course?
Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.
When are the course start dates?
The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.
Is the Certification exam included in the course?
The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.