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Accountant - Training & Careers
Publish date : Mar 25, 2010

Are you organized? Do you manage your time well? Are you methodical in how you accomplish the tasks you set for yourself? If you've answered yes to these questions then you might have some of the characteristics that make up a successful accountant. Read More...

Administrative Assistant - Training & Careers
Publish date : Mar 25, 2010

Unless you are a speed typist and know all of the major office software packages, you'll probably need to brush up on your skills by going back to school for a bit. True, many administrative assistants have no formal training, but employers increasingly require a broad range of skills and duties. Read More...

Certified Financial Planner - Training & Careers
Publish date : Mar 25, 2010

With three years of work experience and a bachelor's degree, you are eligible to get a Chartered Financial Analyst certificate. The Certified Financial Planner credential covers different areas of finances: insurance and risk management, benefits, taxes and investments. If you pass both exams after a few years of studying, you are well on your way to becoming a certified financial planner. Read More...

Business Schools - Business Degree Programs

Business Schools Many people believe that a good idea sells itself. This simply is not true. Behind every seemingly effortless ring of the cash register, an army of professionals has been working hard to get a polished, finished product, service or business idea to a point of sale.

Business schools can teach you the skills you need to bring a business idea to fruition or to help an organization run smoothly. Business skills are not isolated in profit making organizations. Governmental, not-for-profit, and academic institutions all need the services of graduates from business schools. Business skills are needed across the complete panacea of trade, commerce, and manufacturing. 

Just like any other team, good business teams comprise groups of people with complementary skills and knowledge bases. There are many different facets of good business practice, each requiring different skill sets, and personalities. If you enjoy developing other peoples' potential then you might consider business schools offering programs in human resources, personnel management, recruitment or training.

Maybe you prefer to be in a position of authority and see the 'big picture'. You could study courses on leadership, management, entrepreneurship, project management, international business, or marketing. If being center stage in the limelight does not appeal, you might prefer an equally important role 'backstage'. You could become an executive office assistant, accountant, office administrator, or Information technology professional. Finally, for the innovative and those with a creative flair, there is plenty of opportunity within the dizzy world of fashion merchandising or advertising and marketing.

Whatever your preferences, there should be program to suit your tastes at most business schools. Many business skills are learned 'on the job' through experience and learning by mistakes. You may find that if you can demonstrate successful completion of a rigorous course of study, your employment prospects and earning potential are better than your less well educated co-workers.