In any field, it is important first to think deeply about what really interests and excites you. In choosing to get started in the field of human resources, this reflection is important. There are many different functions of HR, such as staffing and recruiting, compensation, employee development, labor relations, management, project management, IT (human resource information system or HRIS), and account management.
Owning your own company means being your own boss. Not only do business owners get to choose their professional path—they get to determine the direction of their company as a whole. Many would say that becoming a small business owner is the epitome of the American Dream.
If you want to be a business owner, where do you start? Here’s some advice and a few tips on how to start your own business, no matter what type of business you are trying to start.
Deciding between which type of graduate degree you want to pursue can be difficult. Between an MBA, MS, MA, and more it can be tricky to choose what’s best for you. However, according to Johnson & Wales University’s Karen Silva Ed.D., the MBA is the “gold standard” when it comes to graduate degrees related to business. “It covers all areas of business-operations; decision making, marketing, leadership, finance, accounting, ethics, etc, therefore individuals obtaining this degree have a well-rounded approach to business management,” she said.
Communication matters in the workplace. Clear instructions keep industries moving forward, and a large piece of the messaging is technical communication. Develop your ability to convey essential yet complex information in the form of manuals, instructions, journals, guides, and more so that tasks can be easily understood and processed. Put your writing and editing skills to work through courses that focus on perfecting your technical writing skills.
It’s no secret that in the business world, communication is key. In fact, communication consistently ranks as a top skill employers need. Through this program, you’ll learn how to master this skill with the business world in mind. Learn how to perform high-stakes written and oral communication tasks in organizational or entrepreneurial settings in a 21st-century global economy. This program will sharpen your communication skills and help propel your career forward.
Jump-start your career with a focused study in communications, and learn the foundational skills you need to communicate effectively in any industry. In this online undergraduate certificate program from Johnson & Wales, you will explore the basic principles, practices, and theories of communications, as well as how organizations use communication strategies to enable social change. Topics of study include traditional communication methods, use of media, stakeholder analysis, effective messaging for social change, and rhetoric and composition.
Many aspiring students assume that graduate school applications resemble those completed years ago for undergraduate programs. Instead, most are shocked to find a far more rigorous process—as it is no longer enough to submit a transcript and SAT scores. With today’s graduate applications, purpose takes on an oversized role.
Learn the foundational skills you need to make business decisions with a certificate in accounting from Johnson & Wales. In this online program, you will explore the basic principles, practices, and theories of financial accounting, as well as how organizations use information internally for planning, controlling, and decision-making. Topics of study include budget preparation, auditing, specialized accounting software, and tax preparation, among others.
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Put your interest in strategy and logistics to work with a closer look at the business of operations and supply chain management. Gain valuable insight into fundamental concepts, as well as management theory and skills that you can put to use in a broad range of industries. Businesses need problem-solvers who understand the issues facing the industry (such as the Covid-19 pandemic), and this certificate will help position you for success.