quinebaug valley community college

Business Office Professional

Business office professionals are skilled office workers who carry out a broad range of tasks that provide administrative support.office professional

Program Description

This certificate program is designed for individuals who are seeking an entry-level career in an office environment, whether it be a small business or a Fortune 500 company.  This 6-week course will discuss important concepts of business professionalism that are necessary for the success of any business. Technology skills, focusing on Microsoft Office applications, will be strengthened and integrated throughout the course.  Additional topics including workplace ethics, organizational skills, and best practices for communicating in person, over the telephone, through written correspondence, and via email will be discussed.

Requirements

  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and composition.

Time Commitment

• 6 weeks
• March 17 – April 23, 2020
• Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5-7 pm

Completion of program does not guarantee employment.

Refund Policy
A 100% refund will be granted up until five (5) business days before the start of your class as long as the request is made during normal business hours.

Employment Outlook
Employment of receptionists and information clerks is projected to grow. Depending on the title and experience, the median average for business office professionals range from $14.01- $17.57 per hour.
Those with strong computer and database management skills should have the best job prospects.

REGISTER: Call 860.932.4005

COST: $250 per student

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