Ch 2: Resources for Business Courses, Certificates & Training

About This Chapter

This chapter serves as a good starting point if you wish to enter the business field. Use these articles to discover resources available to assist you in attaining essential certifications and training for specific business careers.

Resources for Business Courses, Certificates & Training - Chapter Summary and Objectives

Many business employers prefer or require that potential employees have specific training and/or certifications. The articles in this chapter provide resources to help you fulfill the necessary requirements for various business specialties. Within this chapter, you will be presented with resources regarding:

  • Courses available online to help you learn about business
  • Exams on actuarial science
  • Learning accounting

Article Objective
Free Online Finance Courses & Certificates Learn about the types of finance courses and certificates that are offered online for free.
Free Online Accounting Courses with a Certificate Review how to attain a certificate with a free accounting course online.
How to Learn Accounting Discuss different methods to effectively learn accounting.
Actuarial Science Exams Describe the various types of actuarial science exams available.

11 Lessons in Chapter 2: Resources for Business Courses, Certificates & Training
Free Online Finance Courses & Certificates

1. Free Online Finance Courses & Certificates

Opportunities for free online education are growing. This article will give you a starting place for making sense of the available options, and compare them with some of the fee-based options.

Free Online Accounting Courses with a Certificate

2. Free Online Accounting Courses with a Certificate

The options for no or low-cost online courses continue to proliferate. Read on to find a few options for online courses in accounting and what, if any, costs you may run into.

How to Learn Accounting

3. How to Learn Accounting

There are several ways to learn accounting, depending on whether you wish to gain a basic understanding of the field or pursue it as a career. Read on to learn about some of the courses and programs available in accounting.

Actuarial Science Exams

4. Actuarial Science Exams

Passing scores on a series of actuarial science exams are among the requirements for professional recognition from the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuary Society. Find out about actuarial science exams given by these two organizations and learn how to earn credentials in this field.

Should I Use a Resume Writing Service?

5. Should I Use a Resume Writing Service?

When is the last time you dusted off your resume, and do you even have one? If you're thinking about having it professionally designed, read this article and decide if a writing service is for you.

Corporate Team Building Activity Ideas

6. Corporate Team Building Activity Ideas

Developing trust and comradery in the workplace is essential for developing a productive office team! Keep reading to find out about the importance of team building, activity ideas, and additional resources that you can use to enhance a sense of team in your workplace.

How to Pass the CPA Exam

7. How to Pass the CPA Exam

Learn about different methods you can use to pass the CPA exam. Explore the resources available to help you prepare to take the exam and get familiar with the structure of the exam. You'll also find details on the upcoming changes to the exam, so that you can prepare appropriately.

How to Pass the CMA Exam

8. How to Pass the CMA Exam

Learn about the requirements for passing the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam, strategies for studying for the test, and all of the components needed to obtain certification.

How to Pass Actuarial Exams

9. How to Pass Actuarial Exams

Actuaries typically begin taking actuarial exams while they are still in college, and the examination process may take up to a decade to complete. Read on to learn about these exams and the best strategies to pass them.

How to Earn Kanban Certification

10. How to Earn Kanban Certification

A number of private companies and organizations offer Kanban certification programs, and candidates may choose from among several different types of credentials. Keep reading for an explanation of how these programs work and what subjects they cover.

Difference Between Engineering Management & Project Management

11. Difference Between Engineering Management & Project Management

While both are management positions, engineering and project management can differ in work environment and scope, career field, required skills and education. Interested in finding out more? This article will briefly go over these two careers.

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