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Free business professional studies courseware collections

A business professional studies program prepares students for real-life business environments and situations. Classes are usually offered in a variety of business-related subjects to give the student a broad-based background of areas affecting the field, including human resources, management, accounting, ethics, project management and others. Students in a business professional studies program should also take courses in technology and/or business IT systems so that they can transition from their academic experiences to a business setting. Career options for business professional studies students vary, as their degree is flexible. Some students may choose to pursue leadership opportunities in management, human resources or team building, while others may enter into finance departments or accounting firms.

This collection of courses includes offerings from universities like MIT, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, University of California - Irvine, Western Governors University and the University of Alaska. Classes focus on organizational processes, economics, global business, accounting, business ethics and other topics that prepare students to enter into the always progressing business world. Skills learned include strong interpersonal communication skills, management, leadership, accounting practices, business theory, problem solving skills and the ability to work with diverse groups of people. Classes combine reading assignments, projects, workshops and lectures as part of the syllabus.

  • Accounting 101 [Kutztown University of Pennsylvania] - Learn the basics of accounting principles in this course.
  • Intro to Capital Markets [UC Irvine] - This class includes lessons like "The Purpose of Capital Markets" and "U.S. Government Securities."
  • Ethics [Western Governors University] - This course includes parts 1 and 2 of the ethics program, which prepares students for the business world.
  • Principles of Financial Accounting [University of Alaska] - Students are introduced to accounting and business finance in this course.