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leadership-arrowLeadership and supervisory skills are in constant demand and provide many employees with an opportunity to rise through the various levels of management within an organization. This program emphasizes the development of versatile leadership abilities and provides students with management tools and motivation techniques.

BASIC CERTIFICATE: Courses: BUS 136 (2 units), OR BUS 152 (3 units), LDR 150 (3 units), LDR 151 (3 units), LDR 152 (1 unit), LDR 153 (2 units), LDR 148 (2 units) OR LDR 149 (2 units) = TOTAL UNITS 13-14

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international-businessMany opportunities exist for small and large organizations alike to conduct business on an international scale. In addition, the import/export manufacture and trade conducted in the US/Mexico Border region is expanding. This program emphasizes a small business approach to the study of the field and provides training in key concepts and techniques that make an international business organization successful.

BASIC CERTIFICATE: Courses: BUS 122 (3 units), BUS 126 (3 units), BUS 140 (3 units), BUS 177 (3 units), CL 120 (1 unit) OR CIS 101 (4 units) = TOTAL UNITS 13-16

Contact: (619) 216-6750, ext. 4401 for more information

transportation_topA background in the area of Logistics and Transportation provides students with an array of opportunities in one of the fastest growing fields in the State of California and locally in San Diego County. This program emphasizes the development of skills in transporting goods, planning operations, inventory and warehousing, and supply chain management
BASIC CERTIFICATE: Courses: BUS 122 (3 units), BUS 126 (3 units), BUS 140 (3 units), BUS173 (3 units), BUS183 (3 units), CIS101 (4 units) =TOTAL UNITS 19

Contact: (619) 216-6750, ext. 4401 for more information

insurance_1Insurance is a multi-billion dollar industry in California and one of the most diverse employers in the state. In San Diego County, the industry provides excellent opportunities for entry-level employees, entrepreneurs, and larger businesses to enter the field and become successful. This program emphasizes training to enter the diverse field of insurance and prepares students with a solid foundation to grow within the industry.

BASIC CERTIFICATE: Courses: INS 100 (1 unit), INS 103 (1 unit), INS 121 (3 units), INS 122 (3 units), INS 123 (3 units) = TOTAL UNITS 11

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The field of professional community and economic developers and planners is evolving rapidly. Professionals with this background apply their creativity in the development or re-design of communities. They interface with business, industry, workforce, and other economic development professionals. This program prepares students to work in private, public, and nonprofit organizations engaged in various community and economic development activities.


BASIC CERTIFICATE: Courses: ARCH 208 (3 units), BUS 120 (3 units), BUS 140 (3 units), BUS 100 (3 units), ECON 101 (3 units), LDR 152 (1 unit), LDR 154 (3 units), RE 101 (3 units) = TOTAL UNITS 22

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travel&Tourism01Recreation, leisure, and business travel and tourism are industries that continue to expand. New trends such as eco-travel, cultural tourism, and medical tourism keep the field dynamic. As travel worldwide becomes more complex, professionals who possess strong knowledge and skills in the area of travel and tourism are in demand. This program provides an overview of the opportunities available in the field and prepares students with fundamental skills to gain employment.

BASIC CERTIFICATE: Courses: BUS 210 (3 units), CIS 151 (1 unit), CIS 101 (4 units), T&T 160 (3 units), T&T 164 (3 units) = TOTAL UNITS 14

Contact: (619) 216-6750, ext. 4401 for more information

Virtual OfficeA virtual business can be conducted fully online. The program allows entrepreneurs to learn how to develop and market any type of business from their home or other remote location. It also provides office professionals with skills to keep an online business running smoothly. This program emphasizes the creation, marketing, and management of the virtual business and the use of new technologies in completing business transactions online.

BASIC CERTIFICATE: Courses: BUS 96 (1 unit), BUS 129 (1 unit), BUS 143 (2 units), BUS 191 (3 units), BUS 192 (3 units), BUS 210 (3 units), CIS 92 (3 units) OR CIS 101 (4 units), CIS 151 (1 unit), LDR 152 (1 unit) = TOTAL UNITS 18-19

Contact:  (619) 216-6750, ext. 4401 for more information

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