Bellevue College Continuing Education has developed a new suite of courses that focus on providing relevant, practical business skills that students can learn in class tonight and use tomorrow at work. All of the courses in the program have been designed by subject matter experts and are taught by business professionals with extensive experience in putting theory into practice. Courses may be taken as standalone units or as part of the our full certificate program in business management.
Learn details about our certificate program in business management.
See an overview of required and elective courses in the program.
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Learn about Bellevue College’s Business Management Certificate Program. How do you get started? What is business management all about? Whi... More »
Prepare yourself for two action-packed days including lecture, exercises, real-world stories and case studies, with plenty of time for quest... More »
Get hands-on experience with exercises, simulations, case studies, and examples of essential Lean tools in this program. Lean Boot Camp set... More »
Find out how to create and market products and services to meet customer needs. Discover how effective marketing builds on a thorough unders... More »
Become proficient in analyzing a negotiation and choosing appropriate techniques and tactics to maximize results. Numerous in-class exercise... More »
Gain an understanding of the key business principles and critical functions that provide the foundation for a successful enterprise in this ... More »
Perception: Introverts aren’t…”salespeople,” or “comfortable with self-promotion.” They don’t “have the people skills to net... More »
Gain practical insight into the art of managing others. Obtain guidelines and techniques to successfully develop high-performing teams that ... More »
Develop skills in guiding clients through each step of the sales process from initial contact to close. Discover how to determine, recommend... More »
Thinking of starting your own business? Not sure what it takes to be an entrepreneur? This course will help you understand the meaning and... More »
Your powerbase is your network of influence that helps to accomplish goals, improve performance, and leverage connections to make an impact ... More »
Explore a structured approach to problem-solving that can improve your decision-making. Practice defining and diagnosing problems properly ... More »
Find out where budget figures come from and what they mean. Gain skill in analyzing financial statements and using ratios to analyze cost in... More »
Your complete course in workplace communications—how to make a great first impression, use voice and speaking techniques to sound authorit... More »
New instructor Kendra Carpenter trained Continuing Ed faculty to bridge cultural gaps between themselves and their international students from last Fall. Read more. . .
One of the things I’m most thankful for was being let go from my first position. That was a key catalyst for my professional growth. Read more. . .
At the Women in Tech panel discussion during Seattle Startup Week, Dean Janis Machala shared eight tips on how to form and develop relationships with mentors. Read more. . .
Follow Dean Janis Machala's lead and start planning ahead now to achieve your key goals in 2014. Read more . . .
Help your diverse business team or global firm bridge cultural gaps with our new cross-cultural communications courses. Read more. . .
Vicki James is a Certified Business Analysis Professional and Project Management Professional with a passion for explaining how best practices and tools can make workplaces more productive. Read more . . .
Chirag Shah, MBA, draws on his extensive experience at Intel to teach our negotiation and presentation skills courses. Read more . . .