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Advance your career through noncredit, short-term certificate programs

Getting a job in today’s employment market requires the latest knowledge and skills. Whether you’re just starting out, changing careers or looking to grow in your current job, our noncredit, short-term certificate programs can help you gain the industry knowledge and develop the skills that employers are looking for right now. Business and management classes are designed for the emerging professional and the experienced manager.

Employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 591,800 new jobs. Globalization, a growing economy, and a complex tax and regulatory environment are expected to continue to lead to strong demand for accountants and auditors. In addition, increasing usage of data and market research in order to understand customers and product demand, and to evaluate marketing strategies, will lead to growing demand for market research analysts.


Certificate programs are either stand-alone or a series of related courses that focus on the skills you need to succeed. A Certificate of Completion from Blue Ridge Community College Workforce and Continuing Education will demonstrate to employers and supervisors that you have studied a body of knowledge or have mastered a practice or new technology.


Get the most up-to-date and in-depth skills and information you need to excel in your chosen field. Increase your professional value, show your commitment to your employer, and get the competitive edge you need by investing in a business course.

Business Courses

Check WCE’s online registration system to see currently scheduled classes, prices, and complete class information.