Certificates in Business, Finance & Marketing

Our Business, Finance & Marketing certificates allow you to master a specific and valuable set of skills that make you attractive to employers, while laying a foundation for your future. If you are looking to change careers, advance your career, or give yourself an edge in the workforce, a certificate is the right choice.

Customer Service Representative

This 9-credit certificate is designed for people who want to enhance or update their skills in the software and customer service arena. The student may elect an emphasis in medical, legal, or general business. Most of the classes in this certificate are available in an open-lab or online format.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,373

 

Digital Marketing Technologies

This 11 credit certificate will aid in the development of marketing technology skills such as Adobe products, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and Dreamweaver. Digital devices, video, and audio equipment are used to practice hands-on application in creating visual designs, audio files, video files, and web coding.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,579

 

Editing and Proofreading

This 9-credit certificate that will develop your skills in grammar, mechanics, editing, and document design strategies. Increase your proficiency in professional communications to complement other degree programs or enhance your skills for a promotion. With online classes, you can study at a time and place that is convenient for you!

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,359

 

Grant Writing

Prepare yourself to develop and write grant proposals using persuasive techniques. You will learn to collect, interpret, and report data using current research technologies. Our online format makes it easy and convenient for you to complete these courses. Enhance your employability with this 9-credit certificate!

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,338

 

Human Resources Administration

Chippewa Valley Technical College's Human Resources Administration Certificate includes five courses that will equip students with the skills needed to succeed in an entry-to-mid level human resources administration position. This 14-credit certificate will teach students best practice approaches to effectively conducting key human resources activities and processes including responding to employee inquiries on employee benefits; administering compensation systems and payroll; completing accident and injury logs; implementing a return to work program; conducting employee performance programs, as well as other related human resources' processes. These courses are delivered both in internet and traditional delivery methods.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $2,947

 

Human Resource Generalist

This 14-credit certificate is designed for supervisors or employees who desire or have recently taken on Human Resource responsibilities. The concepts covered in the certificate would also serve those who are looking for a career change or a comprehensive overview of Human Resources, outside their current specialty area. The certificate consists of six three-credit courses. The first course to take should be 116-193, Intro to Human Resources, as it is a prerequisite for all other courses. Each course is conveniently offered in multiple delivery formats.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $2,417

 

Leadership/Supervision

No matter what your career, success depends on demonstrating good leadership skills in a very competitive workplace. This 12-credit certificate will provide you with the skills and understanding necessary to become more effective in leadership positions in business, industry, government, and healthcare. Increase your knowledge in personal leadership, new management principles, ethics, and employee performance techniques. Courses in this certificate are offered at varying times and delivery methods to accommodate your needs.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,611

 

Small Business Marketing

This 15-credit certificate will explore marketing strategies that will focus on developing an appropriate marketing mix for an organization and developing a marketing plan that will reach the desired target market.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $2,014

 

Social Media

This 10 credit certificate will explore a variety of social media platforms and their marketing uses, result in a tangible Social Media Marketing plan, execution of the plan through hands-on application with a fictitious business, navigate social media regulations and crisis communication efforts, and evaluate analytical data to present to stakeholders.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,440

 

Social Media Writing

If you are looking to complement your current degree program or enhance your skills for a promotion, CVTC’s Social Media Writing certificate is the right choice. This 9-credit online certificate will prepare you to communicate effectively through a variety of electronic platforms. Learn technical writing strategies and methods for websites, including Search Engine Optimization tactics.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,359

 

Software Specialist

This 11-credit certificate is designed to give students experience in the beginning and intermediate skills necessary to become a competent user of various productivity software. Software studied will include Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Students will learn these skills using textbook tutorials and case problems as well as real-world projects.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,539

 

Technical Writing

CVTC’s Technical Writing certificate will prepare you to construct professional documents, and design and manage information, with an emphasis on data visualization and graphic organization. Learn to deliver clear, concise, and accessible messages with this 9-credit online certificate. Enhance your skills to earn the promotion you deserve!

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,335