Explore the Business Operations Certificate

Learn foundations of business principles with a Business Operations certificate.

Our one-year flexible and relevant Business Operations certificate program offers industry-focused practical and academic training to learn real-time business management skills.

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Why Earn a Certificate in Business Operations

With a business operations certificate program, students learn basic business principles through hands-on experience to get an upper hand in a variety of business settings.

    • Learn transferable business essential skills in just one- year.
    • Earn credits to be used in a future degree program.
    • Advance an existing career.
    • Learn fundamentals of management, marketing, business law, and customer service functions.


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For business and financial operations jobs are projected for the next decade as the employment growth rate is predicted to be 8%, as per BLS.

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Build a Promising Career with a Business Operations Certificate

With our business operations program, gain practical knowledge in business lawand management from our highly trained faculty.

In this program, students build an understanding of business law, management, and marketing. With work-based coursework, students improve verbal and written communication and decision-making skills to perform efficiently in actual professions.

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Curriculum Overview - What You Will Learn

With our business operations certificate program, students learn core concepts of business law, management, and marketing essential in business occupations.

The extensive curriculum teaches students fundamental concepts of business starting with principles of business law, management, finance, and customer management to ethics and laws of business. The program allows students to:

    • Learn to professionally communicate both online and in person.
    • Evaluate both professional and corporate conduct for ethical issues.
    • Apply classroom skills to real-world business scenarios through field experience.

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Let’s hear from our alumni who successfully completed this business operations certificate program and came closer to their career goals.

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Blue Ridge CTC provides need-based financial aid to qualified applicants, ensuring all students have equal access to a quality education.

Whether you are a student worrying about tuition fees or are a parent assisting a child pay for college, we have a wide variety of financial resources available.

    • State and Federal Grant Programs
    • Student Work-Study Opportunities
    • Student Loans
    • Special Grant Funding Opportunities
    • Blue Ridge CTC Foundation Scholarship opportunities

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With our time and cost-saving business operations certificate, students can enter or advance in the business industries by learning industry-specific skills guided by highly trained faculty. The degree also serves as a pathway to plan for future studies.
The comprehensive curriculum of the business operations certificate program teaches students the fundamental concepts of business starting from principles of accounting, management, finance, and customer management to ethics and laws of business. Students enhance their communication and decision-making skills for the actual workplace while engaging in work-based learning.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.
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