Business Concepts Course
In the Business Concepts course, learners will develop their knowledge of business terminology, concepts, and how it fits into the context of the core areas of business (people management, operations, finance, accounting, strategy, technology, and marketing). Learners will develop an understanding of how to conduct business in a global economy and the basics of entrepreneurship. Whether to lead or to launch a business, understanding the foundation of business is necessary to develop and sustain a successful organization.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
CEOs, Business managers, Business executives
Business Concepts Course Overview
Define the basic fundamentals of business: operations, strategy, finance, technology, accounting, people management, and marketing.
Analyze the four types of organizational structures to understand how each might meet the needs of the business.
Explain the interdependencies and relationships between departments across the organization.
Compare and contrast the differences of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship.
Examine the fundamental concepts and methods of data driven decision making.
Review job opportunities in business fields to create a personal career path.
Business Concepts Course Skills
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What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat, email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
While you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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Business Concepts Course Testimonials
My weekly reflective journal is my Nexford highlight. Thanks to faculty support, I continually apply principles to my enterprise – and I've been able to scale beyond considerable measure.