Business Leadership Proficiency Certificate

In-demand Skills for Office, Retail and Small Business Environments

The Business Leadership program explores leadership from personal and organizational perspectives, and provides you with the financial, analytical and customer service knowledge for first-level management positions. Enhanced communication skills will help you effectively work with colleagues and clients, and you will learn how to make informed operational and strategic business decisions. Credits from this certificate count toward the Business Leadership degree program.

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Administrative Assistants – est. salary $38,838
Executive Assistants – est. salary $62,362
First-line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers – est. salary $39,411
Managment Analyst 
est. salary $81,054*
Supply Chain Managers – est. salary $85,183

**EMSI Data, 2019; Philadelphia County, PA; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Business Leadership Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Prerequisites Credits
BUSL 101 - Navigating Leadership and Business Careers   3 credits
BUSL 125 - Customer Service Leadership BUSL 101, which may be taken concurrently 3 credits
ECON 120 - Introduction to Business Analytics   3 credits
ACCT 111 - Business Accounting   4 credits
BUSL 215 - Organizational Leadership   3 credits

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