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Office Assistant VS Business Administration: Which Course Should You Choose?

Oct 17, 2019 2:38:34 PM

Updated December, 2020.

Quick summary: Comparison of Office Assistant versus Business Administration diploma programs. Compare length, skills taught, job options, career paths, and determine which course is right for you.

 

If you want to become a respected member of an office team, you’ll need to learn the technology and administrative skills today’s employers want most. 

And there are always new skills to learn! Even people with years of experience go back to school to learn the latest software and add new competencies to their resume. This is key if you want to qualify for promotion and advance your career. 

What skills are you looking to learn? Accounting? Marketing and sales? MS Office software? Project management? 

There are a lot of business administration programs out there. Some focus on just one or two skills, while others cover a lot of ground. You need to sort out your career goals to find out which course is right for you. 

Want to Become an Office Manager? Training & Skills You Need to Get Hired

Aug 14, 2019 11:53:29 AM

What does it take to get promoted into an office manager role? Some people spend years in administrative support jobs, but can't seem to make the transition into management.

Experience is definitely a key factor in landing a leadership position—but it's not the only factor. Business managers need a specific skillset to effectively run an office, manage a team of support staff, and help the company meet its goals.

Whether you're just starting out in business, or already have admin experience, you'll need to build this skillset to break into management.

What's Your Dream Job After Business College? 4 Solid Career Options

May 30, 2019 11:36:32 AM

If you're considering business training, it's because you want better job options. You want a stronger resume, and a better shot at the best positions.

You want to perform better at interviews, feel more confident at work—or finally get that promotion you deserve (but can't get because you don't have formal business training).

Maybe you're just starting out after high school, or want to break into a new field later in life. Whatever your motivation is for reading this post, one thing is for sure. You know training is key to opening up new (and improved) career opportunities.

Manage a Business or Start Your Own: Which Career Path Fits You Best?

Jan 4, 2019 1:40:46 PM

You don't need an university degree to successfully manage a team, or start your own business.

The world is full of incredibly successful CEOs and entrepreneurs who never attended or finished university, but still managed to build incredible empires.

Apple mastermind, Steve Jobs; legendary Vogue editor, Anna Wintour; culinary superstar, Rachel Ray (she didn't even have formal cooking training).

And let's not forget billionaire founder of the Virgin Group, Richard Branson...these are just a few examples of brilliant business leaders who never earned business degrees.

The (Very) Best 10 Reasons to Get a Business Diploma This Year

Dec 31, 2018 11:13:11 AM

Business Management students at Herzing College Ottawa pose for a class photo

What's your dream business job? Would you love to be an important member of a busy, successful office team? Hoping to rise up into a supervisor or office manager role?

Have your sights set on a particular department, like marketing, sales, or accounting?

No matter which path you want to pursue, one thing is certain: quality business training is your first step. You won't find a single desirable business position that doesn't require specific administrative and technical skills.

4 Careers You Can Start with a Business Diploma: Winnipeg Edition

Dec 16, 2018 1:02:13 PM

A business diploma is one the most flexible post-secondary options out there. From office software to marketing strategy to accounting to human resources—this program covers a lot of ground.

7 Signs You'd Make an Excellent Manager After Business College

Nov 16, 2018 12:30:13 PM

Not everyone is cut out for management. Anyone who's worked under a difficult supervisor, or unfair manager, knows this all too well.

Whether you're supervising one or two people, or in charge of a large team—it takes a very special skillset to truly lead other people without driving them (and yourself) crazy.

Have your sights set on a management role after business college? For you, does success mean climbing the corporate ladder, being in charge of others, making the big decisions...and bringing home the bigger paycheck?

Or, would you be way better off staying part of the team?

Should You do Marketing After Your Business Diploma?

Oct 29, 2018 1:41:59 PM

Some might say there's never been a better time to start a marketing career. And this is mainly because the internet has completely transformed the marketing industry, and opened up all kinds of new jobs and opportunities in this field.

Should You Do Sales After Business College? 6 Questions to Consider

Sep 26, 2018 12:16:00 PM

What's your dream career path after graduating from business college? Want to manage an office, land an executive assistant job, work in marketing for a global brand? Maybe even start your own business?

Ready for Entrepreneurship After Business College? 5 Things to Consider

Apr 23, 2018 10:45:49 AM

Can anyone with a great business idea become a successful entrepreneur? Is a marketable product or service all it takes to launch your own start-up?

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