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. Drafting the initial business plan to financing your vision and managing your staff, the Entrepreneurship Program covers everything successful entrepreneurs require to start, build and grow their next venture.
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:
Solve mathematical problems using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals
Reconcile bank statements
Analyze business problems using percentages and statistical concepts
Apply mathematical concepts to business problems involving pricing and discounts
Explain various payroll issues that affect employers and employees
Apply mathematical concepts to business lending transactions
Apply mathematical concepts to business transactions involving annuities and stocks and bonds
Calculate various mortgage problems
Apply various depreciation methods
Apply mathematical concepts to business transactions involving inventory
Calculate various insurance and tax transactions
Analyze financial statements using mathematical concepts
Use Microsoft Office
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.