Business & Professional Programs Show Descriptions

Accounting for the Entrepreneur

Course CPD217  |   45 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $695  |   Course Details 

Accounting is essential to the success of any business. Without a foundational understanding of accounting, the entrepreneur is operating blindly. This course will teach you about the basics of accounting, accounting procedures, principles, and practices. Assets, liabilities, and equity will also be covered in this course. This then leads to learning about the three major financial statements and evaluating a company’s 10-K reporting. This course will prepare you to create the major financial statements for your business. Once this information has been developed, the entrepreneur can determine financial information needed for lenders or investors. You will also learn about the various budgets necessary for an operating business, and how to create these budgets. Finally, this course will also review accounting software and outsourcing options available to the entrepreneur.

Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2010

Course cpd152  |   460 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2395  |   Course Details 

This unique program will teach you the skills you need to become a successful administrative professional. In addition, you will gain efficiency using the following Microsoft Office 2010 products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

Learn business and administrative applications of the Microsoft 2010 suite, while you prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 certification. Discover how to use the Microsoft Suite features to create and format documents, use tables, complete a mail merge, and more.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 is the only comprehensive, performance-based certification program approved by Microsoft to validate business computer skills using Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Access 2010.

Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2013

Course CPD152  |   455 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2395  |   Course Details 

The Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 training program teaches the key skills you need to become an Administrative Professional and prepare you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-418, 77-425, and 77-426 (Word), 77-420, 77-427, and 77-428 (Excel), 77-422 (PowerPoint), 77-423 (Outlook), and 77-424 (Access).

You will learn essential skills including how to work in a modern professional office, how to maintain a professional image, personal and professional ethics, communication essentials, technology basics, record keeping and financial management, event planning and travel, and how to advance in an administrate career.

You will then learn essential skills of working at advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access 2013.

Administrative Professional with Microsoft Office Specialist 2016

Course CPD012  |   455 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2995  |   Course Details 

Administrative professionals are the backbone of a professional organization, helping keep the team organized and operating efficiently.

In this program, you will learn the skills you need to support an organization, manage stressful situations that may arise, and excel in an administrative career.

This program will also prepare you to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel), 77-725 and 77-726 (Word), 77-729 (PowerPoint), 77-731 (Outlook), and 77-730 (Access). The registration fee for these exams are included with this program.

Capital Funding for the Entrepreneur

Course CPD219  |   45 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $695  |   Course Details 

Capital funding can come from various types of sources; from personal savings, to investors, to crowdfunding. In this course, you will examine different sources of funding and determine the requirements you will need to meet in order to request funding. Entrepreneurs need to be able to determine the valuation of their venture when seeking capital; you will apply pro forma statements to your business in this course. You will also create your funding plan, your pitch deck, and your funding pitch. At the conclusion of this course, you will be ready to pitch a funding request for your business venture to potential investors.

Certified Bookkeeper

Course CPD017  |   140 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1995  |   Course Details 

The Certified Bookkeeper Online Training Program for experienced bookkeepers leads to national certification with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB). The AIPB certification is a high professional standard for bookkeepers. This program was created by the AIPB and is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. All textbooks are included

Certified Residential Interior Designer

Course CPD114  |   120 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1995  |   Course Details 

The online Residential Interior Design Education (R.I.D.E.) program is available to both aspiring designing individuals and interior designers who are wanting to increase their education, career opportunities, and professional status in the interior design industry. The R.I.D.E. certification trains new designers and increases the credentials for designers in current practice.

This program will not only give you the basic skills and background you need to start working as an interior home designer, but the R.I.D.E. credential will also increase your status with potential clients. You will explore the cornerstones of professional design, discover how to plan both visually appealing and functional spaces, and study how interior design has evolved throughout history.

This program will also provide you with an education on ethics that you can apply to your own practice. This resourcefulness of ethical standards will increase your worth as a designer and make you a stronger candidate in the industry.

Upon completion of this program, you will take the Residential Interior Designer Exam (R.I.D.E.) as the final. Also after completion, you can qualify for benefits such as a free one-year Designer Society of America, or DSA designer membership and possible participation in a 40-hour internship through DSA, if you meet certain eligibility requirements.

Chartered Tax Professional

Course CPD047  |   180 hours, 18 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1895  |   Course Details 

The Chartered Tax Professional Online Certificate Program will teach you to prepare tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. In fact, you can start working and earning money while completing the program. After successfully finishing just the first two modules in the Chartered Tax Professional Certificate Program, you'll be qualified to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U.S. taxpayers. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Entrepreneurial Marketing

Course CPD218  |   45 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $695  |   Course Details 

Business marketing encompasses much more than just advertising. It involves research on the industry, marketing, and market, which are used to define a target market and market segmentations. It also involves developing a marketing budget, researching media platforms, and determining promotional material costs. Distribution channels are a vital part of marketing as well. Finally, the marketing strategy describes business marketing goals and objectives in a unified plan. Each of these essential components will be examined within this course. Students will actively research and apply each component to their own business ventures, which will culminate in the development of a marketing plan.

Event Management and Design

Course CPD059  |   300 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1995  |   Course Details 

The Event Management and Design Online Training Program will equip you with the knowledge to advance in the field if you're already working in special events, or it will prepare you to enter the profession with an understanding of the industry. You'll build a foundation that you can use to build a career in special events or start your own special event business. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Freight Broker/Agent Training

Course CPD064  |   180 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1895  |   Course Details 

Learn the skills you need in order to be a successful Freight Broker/Agent.  In this growing industry, as a service based business, you connect shippers and manufacturers with transportation companies and manage those shipments.

Job Opportunity and Resource Friday!

Each Friday of your program, Brooke Transportation Training Solutions hosts Resource Friday - exclusively for their graduates.  the only training provider offering this service, excellent resource.

Inspirational speakers motivate you can receive further training and connect with prospective employers.

During this virtual event, all graduates have the opportunity to meet and discuss agent positions with participating freight brokerages. Additionally, the best businesses and brokers in the industry talk with graduates about the choice of starting their own brokerage, working as an agent for another firm, and other job opportunities. Complementary businesses also attend Resource Friday to meet new graduates and explain how each can mutually benefit the other in successful business.

Fundraising Essentials

Course CPD223  |   80 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1595  |   Course Details 

Fundraising for any nonprofit organization is essential to building programs that sustain an organization’s mission and vision. As an individual breaking into the field of fundraising, or an established professional looking to redesign an existing operation, this course will teach you the basic strategies and underlying principles for a successful development program. Each module of the course focuses on key components of a comprehensive fundraising plan for a small to mid-sized nonprofit organization.  In this course, you will learn how to leverage the role of philanthropy in today’s society with annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, and grants. You will apply ethical reasoning to research and cultivate current and prospective donors. You will also demonstrate how to move donors from learning and engaging with your organization to securing the donation. You will identify technology or optimize resources available to increase fundraising efficiencies from appropriate databases, volunteer programs, and communication plans to stewardship and relationship building of donors, volunteers, and foundations. Finally, this course will refine your leadership and management skills required to launch or revise a comprehensive fundraising plan with a culminating presentation to your Board of Directors.

Grant Writing

Course CPD065  |   300 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2295  |   Course Details 

The Grant Writing Online Training Program will teach you the essentials of writing, researching, obtaining, and maintaining grants. You’ll learn how to format your proposals, how to write effectively, and how to get funded.

Human Resources Professional

Course CPD015  |   120 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1795  |   Course Details 

Are you seeking a career in a high-demand field with plenty of opportunity for advancement? In this online program, you'll master the skills needed to advance within your human resources career.

This program will prepare you to take the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification exam, with HRCI (Human Resource Certification Institute) as the certifying body. We will also cover much of the information you will find on the (SHRM Certified Professional certification) SHRM-CP exam as well as the new certification (Associate Professional Human Resources) aPHR exam offered by HRCI.

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Course CPD215  |   45 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $695  |   Course Details 

Welcome to the first course in the Entrepreneurship Certificate program. In this introductory course, you will gain insight into what entrepreneurship is, as well as the varying types of entrepreneurs that exist. Part of the focus for this course will be assessing the environment for entrepreneurship so that you can better prepare yourself for business venture ownership. This course will also help you determine the entrepreneurial route you envision for yourself. Finally, you will evaluate the purposes and benefits of various types of business models available to entrepreneurs.

Legal and Taxation for the Entrepreneur

Course CPD216  |   45 hours, 4 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $695  |   Course Details 

Legal and taxation are two subjects that every entrepreneur should have a working knowledge of, because legalities and taxes can make or break a business or venture. During this course, you will learn about the different types of business structures available for your business, as well as the tax implications for each. Recognizing and determining the variety of tax obligations that your business will incur is a necessity to operating legally and honestly. During the course of your business you may create intellectual property and should consider protecting it. Deterring crime, business crime, and torts is also an important feature of running a successful business. This course will examine each of these areas, and concludes a compilation of professional services for legal and taxation needs.

Mastering Project Management (with PMP Prep)

Course CPD011  |   70 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1295  |   Course Details 

This program presents material sequentially as it will likely occur in actual projects. You’ll gain a better understanding of how to apply project management concepts and the variations between them. Key and critical topics are explored in-depth as is appropriate for an intermediate, advanced level understanding. You will learn about project selection, developing project strategies, creating a schedule model, statusing and forecasting, project recovery, and more.

This program meets or exceeds the educational requirements for those interested in the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2010

Course CPD156  |   380 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1995  |   Course Details 

Learn basic to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access 2010, while you prepare for certification. You will discover how to create and format documents, use tables, complete a mail merge, and more. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2013

Course CPD213  |   335 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1995  |   Course Details 

The Microsoft Office Specialist 2013 training program prepares you for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-418, 77-425, and 77-426 (Word), 77-420, 77-427, and 77-428 (Excel), 77-422 (PowerPoint), 77-423 (Outlook), and 77-424 (Access).

You will learn essential skills of working at a basic through advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access 2013.

Microsoft Office Specialist 2016

Course CPD013  |   335 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2595  |   Course Details 

The Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist training program prepares you to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams, which cover Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

You will acquire advanced skills working within Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access 2016.

Prepares You For...

Careers:
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What You'll Learn...

In this program you will learn the ins and outs of working within Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access 2016 - important skills to bring to any profession or workplace.

Non-Profit Management Training

Course CPD096  |   300 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2295  |   Course Details 

Learn all about nonprofit management! Examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, explore the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team, discover the essential aspects of fundraising, and become acquainted with the budgeting process. This Nonprofit Management Online Training Program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Paralegal

Course CPD101  |   300 hours, 12 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1995  |   Course Details 

The Paralegal Online Training Program will prepare you for success in this growing career field. You’ll learn about the U.S. legal system, how to conduct legal research and legal interviews, how to perform legal analyses, and more. Your training will prepare you to become a legal secretary or paralegal and to take the certification exam.

Payroll Fundamentals

Course CPD195  |   40 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $895  |   Course Details 

Payroll Mastery

Course CPD196  |   40 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $895  |   Course Details 

Payroll Practice and Management

Course CPD001  |   80 hours, 6  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1595  |   Course Details 

Professional Bookkeeping with Quick Books 2015 (software included)

Course CPD016  |   140 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1895  |   Course Details 

Prepare for a career in the high-demand field of bookkeeping and accounting, as you master QuickBooks 2015, the leading financial software tool for small businesses. Even with no bookkeeping experience, you can prepare do professional bookkeeping for a small business with this course. This online program teaches you to plan a budget, manage payroll systems, and manage accounting. It also makes you aware of the legal standards that apply to accounting methods, giving you the proper credentials you need to practice bookkeeping with confidence.

Project Management Essentials

Course CPD010  |   60 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1195  |   Course Details 

Project Management career opportunities are increasing even when the job market is challenging. Developing the project management skills employers demand can improve your marketability and may be transferrable from one industry to another, giving you a lot of flexibility.

In this program, you’ll learn the knowledge and skills essential to project managers and those who work on projects in other support roles. The materials in this program are aligned with the international recognized standards of project management. This program is oriented to concepts and knowledge areas such as Time, Cost, Risk and Communications. Each lesson focuses exclusively on a single topic so that you can more easily grasp that topic before moving onto the next.  

Once complete, students will meet or exceed the educational pre-requisites for either the Certified Associate In Project Management (CAPM®) certification offered through the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

Course CPD112  |   300 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2295  |   Course Details 

The Purchasing and Supply Chain Management Online Training Program will introduce you to the fundamental aspects of the supply chain environment, including enterprise resource planning systems and requirement systems. The interrelationships between purchasing, vendor selection, sources of supply, and technology will also be explored in this program. The focus is on management and the skills and resources that a successful manager needs.

Records Management

Course CPD113  |   180 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1595  |   Course Details 

This power-packed program will teach you how to manage electronic records and conquer the paper pile-up. The Records Management Online Training Program will give you an introduction to the profession of records and information management. It focuses on establishing and managing successful organization-wide records management programs.

Six Sigma Black Belt

Course CPD118  |   200 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2695  |   Course Details 

The Six Sigma Black Belt Online Training Program integrates Six Sigma with hands-on data analysis. The program material provides you with an in-depth look at the Six Sigma Black Belt problem-solving methodology, DMAIC: Define the problem, Measure key aspects, Analyze data, Improve the process, Control the future process. You'll also learn successful approaches to implementing a Six Sigma program in an organization so you can effectively participate in creating credible Lean Six Sigma programs.

Six Sigma Green Belt

Course CPD119  |   100 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1895  |   Course Details 

Our Six Sigma Green Belt Online Training Program has been used by thousands of students to learn the essential elements of a Six Sigma program. This interactive online program provides the training you need to master these highly valuable skills and participate effectively in credible Six Sigma programs.

This online certification program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. Successful completion of the Green Belt course and the final exam provides a Green Belt Certification without Projects. Green Belt students participating in Six Sigma projects sponsored by their management may submit Green Belt Assessment Forms, completed by your project sponsors and team members, to their instructor for consideration towards the full Green Belt Certification (with projects).

Small Business Entrepreneurship

Course CPD221  |   hours,   |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $2995  |   Course Details 

Travel Agent Training

Course CPD123  |   250 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1795  |   Course Details 

Whether you’re an experienced world traveler or just have wanderlust, a career in travel allows you to share your passion with others by offering advice on trip destinations, planning trip itineraries, and making travel arrangements for your clients.

Travel agents sell and book travel for everything from family vacations, to honeymoons, to corporate travel. It’s their job to cater aspects of the trip to their clients needs. As you advance your career, you can even specialize in a specific type or region of travel.

And, as an added perk, you’ll know all the insider tips to the travel industry, so the next vacation you plan will be exactly what you hoped for.

Wedding Planner

Course CPD130  |   340 hours, 6 months  |   Instructor-Facilitated  |   $1595  |   Course Details 

Wedding planners combine creativity and organization to help happy couples celebrate the most important day of their lives. Train for a career surrounded by celebratory events!

In this program, you will master the fundamentals of planning, orchestrating, and delivering stunning weddings and parties. This program allows you to earn your certification as a professional wedding and event planner and will give you an opportunity to put your new skills to work in an optional internship.