Short-term Skills Certificates

Registration begins May 1 for Fall 2021.

You may find class details in the Fall 2021 schedules.

For more information on these programs, call the Career Education office at (415)457-8811 x8200.

For Enrollment Services information and support click here.

 

Please note, all certificates are generated and distributed within a few weeks after final grades are posted.  The students of Spring 2021 Short-Term Training who qualify should receive certificates in July. 

 

 

 

College Credit Trainings  - FALL 2021

Business Office Technology (5 units total)

Receive a COM Skills Certificate in Business Office Technology by completing these three short courses in 12 weeks. You will learn about the hardware, operating systems and application software, as well as how to use Google Apps to make you successful in a business environment. Suggested familiarity with MS Excel and Word.  Expect to work 10-11 hours a week on this certificate.

Sign up for these courses: CIS 101 (CRN 82820), CIS 111 (CRN 83087) , and CIS 126 (CRN 82878)

Jobs with these skills:  Executive Assistant, Account Manager, Office Manager, Accounts Payable Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Data Entry Clerk, Office Assistant, Office Clerk 

 

Data Specialist (3 units total)

This accelerated program will provide a COM Skills Certificate in Data Specialist. You will start from the beginning with basic database knowledge and techniques, and advance to learning the SQL programming language including single and multiple-table queries, updating data, database administration, reports, and imbedded SQL. Expect to work 18-20 hours per week on this certificate.

Sign up for these courses:  CIS 137 (CRN 83163) and CIS 237 (CRN 83165)

Jobs with these skills: database administrator, server management specialist, web designer, hosting technician, software developer, software quality assurance, business analysis and business intelligence

 

Business Start-Up: E-Commerce & Social Media (6 units total)

Receive a COM Skills Certificate in Business Start-Up: E-Commerce & Social Media while learning the principals and technologies involved in e-commerce and creating a Web presence for a small- or medium-sized business. This pair of courses covers aspects of business and marketing planning, a survey of Web technologies, use of digital media, building an online store, e-commerce security, electronic payment systems and legal issues. You will learn the ins and outs of promoting your business through social media strategies and explore historic development as well as emerging trends in Web applications and services.  Expect to work 12-14 hours per week on this certificate.

Sign up for these courses: BUS 160 (CRN 82907) and BUS 161 (CRN 82908)

Jobs with these skills: Content Marketing, Testing and Data Collection, Design, Email Marketing, Marketing Automation

 

Small Business Management (6 units total)

This pair of courses provide the skills needed to start a new business and use a computerized accounting system. Upon completion of training, students will receive a COM Skills Certificate in Small Business Management. The training covers marketing, finance, human resources, and topics unique to small businesses (including applying for a Small Business Administration loan). Students will get an overview of accounting software, setting up a company, entering and paying bills, preparing a budget, etc. Expect to work 12-14 hours per week on this certificate.

Sign up for these courses: BUS 115 (CRN 82281) and BUS 162 (CRN 82816)

Jobs with these skills: Marketing, Customer Service, Sales, Bookkeeping

 

Quick Links: