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CAOT Certificates

  Administrative Assistant

This Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who want to work in an office and possess the skills necessary to assist managers in the daily operations of an office.

  Business Information Worker 1

This Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for entry-level office and administrative support in a variety of job positions, including general office clerks, retail salespersons, customer service representatives, receptionists, and information clerks.

  Business Information Worker 2

This Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for mid-level office and administrative support in a variety of job positions, including office and executive administrative support, office supervision, small business support, retail sales, and customer service representatives. The BIW II Certificate of Achievement builds on the BIW I foundation and provides students with additional skills in PowerPoint, Excel, Access, QuickBooks, records management, and customer relations. Students completing this stage of the BIW pathway will be equipped to take multiple Microsoft Office Specialist credential exams.

  Customer Service Representative

This Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will enable them to enter the job market with customer service skills and with a raised awareness and a reference for information on how an organization can deliver service excellence.

  Executive Assistant

This Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students to know the fundamentals of business and human relations skills and to excel in language arts and computer skills.

  Microsoft Office Specialist

This Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for employment opportunities as word processing personnel wich will continue to grow in the next few years. Students who pursue this certificate program will gain a basic knowledge and understanding of ideas related to and applied in a modern office environment or word processing center.

  Office Assistant

This Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will enable them to enter the job market with entry-level office skills.

  Office Systems Specialist

This Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide current preparation in state-of-the-art office technology and office systems. Students who pursue this certificate will gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the automated office environment and will be prepared for such jobs as assistant, administrative assistant, or executive secretary.

  Social Media

This Skills Certificate is a industry-driven certificate designed for students and business professionals who want to enhance their marketing advertising, branding, communications, and sales skills through multiple social media channels. It is also appropriate for those new to social media who seek to add a professional certificate in social media.

International Business Certificates

  International Trade

This Certificate of Achievement is designed to stresses those skills most sought by today’s employers in international commerce. The field of international trade provides career opportunities for persons with specialized skills in import and export documentation, banking, sales marketing, air-sea-truck transportation, and the principals of foreign trade business management.

  Global Trade & Logistics - Import & Export

This Skills Certificate is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will prepare them for entry-level jobs in customhouse brokerage companies, as buyers and purchasing agents, as well as for entrepreneurs. Principles and methods for meeting quality standards for services will be covered. Concepts will include import and export operations and procedures, U.S. government regulations, and the role of different types of brokers.

  Global Trade & Logistics - International Trade & Transportation

This Skills Certificate is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will prepare them for entry-level jobs in freight forwarding, cargo and freight agents, and route specialists. Concepts will include a global logistics and international perspective to importing and exporting, U.S. Customs regulations, and global transport systems. Principles and methods for moving goods by air, rail, sea, and road will be covered.

Logistics Certificates

  Industry Safety Standards

This Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide students with the safety fundamental skills that will directly impact their existing and future workforce.

  Technology & Logistics

This Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who intend to pursue the field of logistics as a career path. Logistics is the management and control of all aspects of the movement of goods, energy, services, information, and people. Warehouse and distribution operations, flow of goods and documents, shipping and receiving concepts, communication skills, teamwork, customer service, applied math, and warehousing/inventory software will be covered. Students will also gain a knowledge and application of new technologies, including RFID, GIS, and GPS which coordinate the process and expedite the distribution of goods and services.

  Technology for E-Commerce and Entrepreneurs

This Certificate of Achievement is designed for students, aspiring entrepreneurs, and the general workforce who wish to become successful in today’s dynamic business environment. Students will be able to apply E-commerce principles for immediate application of the technology tools in the business workplace or to launch a startup company or a home-based business. Students will also gain knowledge of social technology and its vital role in business, mobile applications, and concepts of e-commerce and logistics for the increasingly mobile and virtual workplace.

  Leadership in Global Logistics

This Skills Certificate is designed to provide 21st Century leadership skills and theories in the logistics industry. Students will be introduced to the logistics environment, leading vs. managing, the key elements of leadership, the interrelationship between trait and behavioral leadership theories, influencing, communicating, coaching/mentoring, conflict resolution, team logistics leadership, ethics and diversity, and developing a logistics leadership culture.

  Logistics Analyst

This Skills Certificate (previously known as Logistics Clerk) is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will enable them to enter the job market with the latest entry-level knowledge for the Logistics and Goods Movement Industries.

  Logistics Fundamentals

This Skills Certificate is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will prepare them for entry-level jobs in the logistics industry such as Order Clerks, Shipping/Receiving & Traffic Clerks, as well as Production, Planning & Expediting Clerk. Principles and methods for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials, review and distribution of production, work, and shipment schedules, compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.

  Logistics Associate

This Skills Certificate (previosly known as Logistics Material Handling) is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will prepare them for certification in the Logistics Industry. Warehouse distribution, and hub operation, flow of goods and documents, shipping and receiving concepts, warehousing software, barcodes, radio frequency identification, and data collection will be covered. In addition, GIS (Geographic Information Systems), global supply chain, quality control, hazardous materials, and U.S. Customs regulations will be discussed.

  Logistics Specialist

This Skills Certificate is designed for students who want a fast-track course of study that will prepare them for a career in the Logistics industry. Warehouse and distribution operations, flow of goods and documents, shipping and receiving concepts, communication skills, teamwork, customer service, applied math, warehousing software, bar codes, radio frequency identification, and data collection are covered.