Employee turn to graduate-level business certificate to gain a competitive edgeby Hardeep Saini SEO
Want new earning power without paying big money for an MBA? Get a business certificate,
More advanced than a bachelor's degree but not quite a master's, the record bills itself as a tool for advertising in today's competitive job bazaar. And employers value certificates in the place of work, where experience used to trump education in certain fields.
``Before, we did hire base on experience, but we're in a special era now,'' said Aileen Diaz, director of human relatives at Homestead-based Community Bank. ``You need knowledge but you also need that educational background because technology more than everything has brought us to a place where you need to think outside the box.''
Now, a lot of South Florida business schools -- including
They range in topic areas from loan review to international economics to six sigma, a management strategy designed to increase productivity.
Across the board, they have full-grown in popularity as the recession sent
workers scrambling for job security and new rule standards forced bankers to
get up to speed. Application for FIU's graduate certificates increased nine
percent in Fall 2010 compared to that time last year, while
``You might be accounting today and work at marketing tomorrow,'' said Anuj
Mehrotra, vice dean of graduate business program at
Different non-credit certificates, UM?s a certificate allow students to continue on to a full MBA. Applicant must have a bachelor's degree and submit a r?sum?, transcript and $50 application fee.
Once admit, students take four courses. Every class takes 40 hours to complete, and students can make a choice to continue on to the MBA or not.
They pay the same per credit as the MBA -- $1,538. The certificate classes are also identical to the MBA's core curriculum, and they teach student the basic branches of a corporation.
``You're able to spot win-win scenario and spot things that are extra revenue-generating if you can understand the other function in a corporation,'' Mehrotra said.
These certificates are geared toward student like Jaime Bautista, who wanted to earn an MBA ever since he graduate college.
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