Business Essentials

Business essentials courses address the foundations of day-to-day business work. From business writing and presentation skills to networking, practicing appropriate business etiquette, and communicating effectively, you'll prepare to start your career or take it to the next level.

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Critical Analytical Skills for Business

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  • Running a company - or starting one from scratch - requires a knowledge of business fundamentals, as well as proficiency in a number of essential business skills in your toolbox. Many of these business foundations are analytical skills, such as financial modeling and financial management, data analysis and statistics, project management, and decision-making.

    But many of the most important skills you'll need for a successful career in business are all about people. Great interpersonal skills in areas like communication, leadership, and negotiation are often what separate the most successful business leaders from the rest of the pack.

    In short, you need a combination of analytical skills to develop a profitable business plan, as well as the people skills needed to lead your team towards successful execution.