Business & Leadership

Business Readiness Certificates

Business leaders, including hiring managers, across several industries report that a “skills gap” exists between the attributes they look for in prospective new hires and staff seeking promotions and the attributes they want to see in these same individuals. The gap isn’t in the technical skills needed. It is in the individual’s interpersonal communication skills, project management skills, ability to work in a team environment, and other “soft skills”. In addition, they report that the individual really set up for success is the person with business acumen.

PayTrain Certification Exam Preparation

In cooperation with the American Payroll Association, the PayTrain Fundamentals and Mastery courses are ideal for seasoned professionals interested in advancing their careers or sitting for a certification exam, as well as for new hires seeking an understanding of the industry. 
 
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Practical Payroll Online Series

The objective of this program is to instruct the payroll professional in all facets of payroll from the basics of What are wages? to the intricate complexity of fringe benefits taxation and garnishments.  Depending on the current experience of the student, its objective is to teach the solid skills and knowledge of payroll rules and regulations to the beginner and to increase or refresh the skills of the more experienced student. 
 

Certificate in Nonprofit Management

For those interested in leadership roles and for those who work with leaders in the nonprofit sector, this program is designed specifically to prepare participants for staff leadership positions within nonprofit organizations. Focusing on the advancement of nonprofit mission, this program covers strategic governance, nonprofit business design and development, target market and trend analysis, assessing client needs, effective program design principles and continuous process improvement.

Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) Exam Preparation

Entry level and seasoned professionals looking to broaden their knowledge and skills in the field of corporate treasury management for career advancement, to help your company, or prepare for the CTP exam, this course is ideal for you.

Essentials of HR Management Certificate

Designed as a thorough introduction to HR basics, this SHRM course provides a solid foundation in HR understanding improving job performance across multiple job titles and functions. Appropriate for entry level HR staff, small business owners and office managers, managers and front line supervisors, and others working with teams and direct reports. Reduce the risk of potential high-cost litigation and promote a consistent understanding of the HR function within non-HR management.

Human Resource Certification Exam Preparation

Brandman has partnered with SHRM, the world's largest association for Human Resources professionals, in order to provide a complete and comprehensive certification preparation learning system. Brandman also works closely with the Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA), the largest affiliate of SHRM, to offer exam preparation courses at Southern California locations and online. Additionally, Brandman offers the popular Essentials of HR Management Certificate program.

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