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Business, Finance & Marketing

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.

Business Associate

Do you want to work in a variety of marketing and sales industries? The Business Associate certificate will give you the essential business skills to compete in today’s job market. Get a strong start by learning the critical components of a business, including the fundamentals of human resources, marketing, and management.

Business associates duties include:

  • Increasing sales growth
  • Auditing and recording market data
  • Planning business strategies
  • Building client relationships
  • Identifying new business opportunities

Part of a career pathway, the Business Associate certificate credits apply toward the Business Management associate degree if you choose to continue your education. Call us at 715-833-6300 to learn more.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $2,321


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: $2,136


Digital Marketing Technologies

This 10-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: $1,693


Editing & Proofreading

This 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: $1,448


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: $1,731


Human Resource Generalist

This 15-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 Intro to Human Resources (116-193), as it is a prerequisite for all other courses. Each course is conveniently offered in multiple delivery formats.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $2,640


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 15-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: $2,640


Leadership Development

Strengthen your leadership skills by increasing your ability to solve problems, relate with others, and build individual effectiveness and accountability. This certificate will help develop strong self-awareness through personal change and enhancement to take your career to the next level.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $966


Social Media

This certificate will explore a variety of social media platforms and their marketing uses, resulting 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: $1,430


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: $1,448


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: $2,484


Supervisory Management

Take your career to the next level with the Supervisory Management certificate. This certificate will help you lead, plan, and organize any business. You will learn how to effectively manage teams by applying various human resource functions including employee relations and recruitment, understanding employment laws, performance management, supporting diversity in the workplace, and increasing employee engagement.

Estimated Cost
Total Tuition & Fees: $1,448


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: $1,592


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