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Business and Finance Certificates Online

Kaplan University Kaplan Continuing Education offers business and finance certificate online programs for individuals interested in expanding their business knowledge through career training opportunities.

Business and finance online certificate programs are among the keys to pursuing new and respected management and executive positions in today’s highly competitive global industry.

Consider the high-demand fields of financial planning, project management, risk management, and executive coaching. Expertise and credentials in these fields could help prove you indispensable as an employee.

NOTE: Kaplan Continuing Education has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). As a PMI® Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) Kaplan Continuing Education has agreed to abide by PMI® established quality assurance criteria.

Business and Finance Certificate Programs

  • Financial Planning Certificate:- The Certificate in Financial Planning provides financial service professionals with the foundational knowledge and practical skills needed to expand their practice and/or pursue the CFP® designation. Kaplan Continuing Education’s CFP® Board-Registered Certificate in Financial Planning program can prepare you for exam success in 12 months or less. Course topics include financial statement analysis, retirement, employee benefits, and investment strategies. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, personal financial advisors earned an average of $66,120 in 2006. In addition, the middle 50 percent earned upward of an annual income of $114,260. Request more information

  • Lean Six Sigma Certificate:- Consider Kaplan University’s online Six Sigma Certificate program if you are interested in a career that helps businesses improve production with a disciplined, data-driven approach that reduces defects from every product, process, and customer transaction. Request more information

  • Project Management Certificate:- The Project Management Certificate provides students with the skills needed to set and achieve organizational goals, optimize resources, maximize return on investment, and utilize project management tools and techniques to facilitate organizational change. Choose from three tracks—business, construction, or information technology. Project managers may earn from $63,000 to $100,000, plus bonus. Senior project managers may earn $70,000 to $150,000, plus bonus. Request more information

  • Risk Management Certificate:- A Risk Management Certificate could help put you in a primary, go-to position across the board and in the boardroom. Exercising risk control and loss prevention for property, liability, human resource, and income risks is an asset for companies both on their way up and already at the top. Risk managers may earn from $70,000 to $105,000. Request more information

  • Six Sigma Certificate:- As the number of organizations employing the Six Sigma methodology increases, so does the demand for Green and Black Belt Six Sigma quality professionals. A Six Sigma Certificate could help you systematically increase the quality of an existing process with the basic Six Sigma DMAIC methodology, improving the performance of business management processes and helping to generate higher net income by lowering operating costs. Unlike quality improvement efforts of the past, Six Sigma provides tangible business results and savings directly traceable to the bottom line. Help your organization do things better, faster, and at a lower cost. The average expected yearly salary for a typical Six Sigma Black Belt is $81,452. Request more information