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Best Online Courses in Business Studies 2019

Online courses Accounting, Banking, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, International Trade, Logistics, Marketing, Tourism and e-Business all fall within the category of Business Studies. Working professionals, recent graduates and individuals looking for a career change in a business-related field are some of the prospective students who can benefit from online courses in Business.

Some online course credits in Business classes are transferable to other undergraduate or graduate programs, such as a BBA or MBA. Lasting anywhere from a few days to a year, some online courses in Business, Economics and Administration are full time, others part-time, but they all tend to be more flexible than conventional campus-based classes thanks to the e-learning technology they employ, which brings the classroom to the students. Online courses in Business use technologies such as email, satellite conferencing, file sharing, social media and instant messaging to instruct, and open discussion forums around, key business topics, economics theories and administrative practices.

For anyone who is interested in professional development and acquiring new, valuable qualifications, online courses in Business could be an excellent option. Scroll down to read more and contact the universities and institutions hosting online courses, today!

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98 Results in Business Studies

Aston American University

Certificate courses are instructed by highly educated and qualified instructors who hold doctoral and master’s level degrees. Their corporate business experience will be ... [+]

If your goal is to empower yourself to meet the growing expectations of today’s business world, let Aston American University help inspire you. Motivating yourself to support your aspirations may be the best investment you can make for the future you envision. Imagine utilizing the most effective business principles at your workplace. Prepare for advancements as you gain newly acquired marketable skills, stronger business communication, and critical thinking capabilities. Are you ready to apply effective real-world application with your current experience? Be ready to showcase your leadership potential and passion to succeed.

Certificate courses are instructed by highly educated and qualified instructors who hold doctoral and master’s level degrees. Their corporate business experience will be an asset to you because Aston American University instructors will also provide mentorship. By taking the next step to improve your understanding of business with Aston American University, you’ll be on your way to applying real-world business concepts, contributing to the world around you.... [-]

USA Honolulu
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 12 months
Online
My Lean MBA

The Lean MBA is an innovative & accelerated 1-year business administration program for busy people, available online, on any device. ... [+]

The Lean MBA is an innovative & accelerated 1-year business administration program for busy people, available online, on any device. You will learn 12 functional areas of business (Strategy, General Management, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, Entrepreneurship, ...) over 52 weeks (50 weeks of course + 2-week end-of-year break). By dedicating on average 15-30min/day, learning in total more than 300 bite-sized courses, you will dramatically boost your business knowledge. This will help you: - prepare for management positions - become a more efficient person - communicate better with colleagues and superiors - climb the corporate ladder faster by applying what you'll learn - make smarter business decisions - launch a more successful business - highlight your ability to commit to improving yourself, thus showing a very positive mindset The stronger your business knowledge, the better you’ll perform at the workplace. The better you perform, the faster your career progression will be.... [-]

Spain Madrid
Open Enrollment
Part-time
1 year
Online
UK Trading Academy

Our Earn As You Learn Course has been specifically designed for those who don't have so much time in a week to spend hours learning how to trade. It is a short sharp trai ... [+]

Our Earn As You Learn Course has been specifically designed for those who don't have so much time in a week to spend hours learning how to trade. It is a short sharp training course that will bring you up to speed with all the fundamentals of trading and know your way around a trading platform. This is FX training around your job and its aim is to create a second income for you.

The course is six weeks long with one live interactive training session per week with our head trader on a group webinar. Its aim is to teach you how to safely place trades using three simple systems and make money from them with only a small amount of time per day needed.

Here is a brief outline of the course but you can download the full curriculum below:... [-]

United Kingdom London
October 2019
Part-time
6 weeks
Online
IUBH Fernstudium

Our certificate course Business Management in Hotel- / Event- / Tourism Management (IUBH) enables you in just three semesters an excellent education Continuing education ... [+]

Our certificate course Business Management in Hotel- / Event- / Tourism Management (IUBH) enables you in just three semesters an excellent education Continuing education at university level. You can specialize in branch-specific elective modules in your desired field of specialization and become a specialist in the field of hotel management, event management or tourism management.

With us you study in only 3 semesters, supported by vodcasts, video lectures, tutors and printed as well as digital further education scripts - no matter where you are at the moment.

Facts about Further Education Business Administration in Hotel- / Event- / Tourism Management (IUBH) Degree : Business Administration in Hotel- / Event- / Tourism Management (IUBH) Continuing education duration : alternatively 3, 4 or 6 semesters Continuing Education Model : Online Study Language of instruction : German Probationary period : 4 weeks Extension : free of charge Admission Requirements : Without ECTS credits: Without ECTS credits: min. 2-year vocational training or 3 years of professional experience; With receipt of ECTS points: (Fach-) Abitur or completed master examination or min. 2-year training with 3 years of professional experience Accreditation : ZFU (No. 286117) Start of training : at any time Certification : Certificate 2-stage model ... [-]
Germany Bad Honnef
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 36 months
Online
TU Delft Open & Online Education

This course will take participants beyond the obvious into the unexplored. It will expand their view and move their research from the realm of the traditional user-produc ... [+]

Cultural sensitivity and understanding can stimulate the potential for innovation in new product and service design. This course will show you how!

Could a valuable (and healthy) innovative idea, such as the use of hot air technology to fry food be adopted worldwide? Can indigenous patterns and other forms of native art be used to decorate products regardless of their context and meaning? Can the way we look at and compare cultural differences and practices be a source of inspiration in product and service design?

This course will take participants beyond the obvious into the unexplored. It will expand their view and move their research from the realm of the traditional user-product environment into the cultural context. Cultural sensitivity will help, not only to avoid mismatches between designs and intended users, but it will also prove a great source of inspiration and opportunities for new product design.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
September 2019
Part-time
7 weeks
Online
The Internet Business School

Learn how to set up, grow and monetize your own Facebook Group. If you’re looking for an alternative way to market your business effectively while growing your community ... [+]

Learn how to Set up, Grow & Monetise your own Facebook Group … online course – instant access

Right now, over 1 BILLION people currently use Facebook groups and this number is growing all the time. Facebook groups are used to build communities, build authority, and sell products …YES, … Facebook groups are a great way to get more clients and make more sales!

Setting up your own Facebook group is one of the quickest ways to establish yourself as an industry leader and authority in your field.

Why Facebook Groups?

In simple terms, people do business with people they know, like and trust and ‘Community Building’ while in its infancy now, will be the core of all businesses in the future. Mark Zuckerberg [Co-founder of Facebook] recently announced he is putting more resources and time into building out Facebook Groups and Facebook changed it’s mission statement to focus on the community.... [-]

United Kingdom Bethersden
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning

Texas Tech University's online Minor in Agricultural Leadership is offered by the Department of Agricultural Education & Communications. This minor allows students co ... [+]

Minor in Agricultural Leadership

Texas Tech University's online Minor in Agricultural Leadership is offered by the Department of Agricultural Education & Communications. This minor allows students committed to other disciplines the opportunity to learn and engage in the study of Agricultural Leadership. The department works closely with the College of Education and College of Media & Communications to offer a valuable degree program.

Program Overview

Agricultural Leadership prepares students to enter a broad array of careers either in the public sector (legislative assistants, agricultural agencies) or private sector (training and development, management or sales in agricultural, food, and natural resource industries)... [-]

USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
18 hours
Online
Harvard Business School Online

Develop a data mindset and the analytical skills to interpret and communicate data. Business Analytics is not based on rote memorization of equations or facts but focuses ... [+]

Develop a data mindset and the analytical skills to interpret and communicate data

Business Analytics is not based on rote memorization of equations or facts but focuses on honing your understanding of key concepts, your managerial judgment, and your ability to apply course concepts to real business problems.

This course begins with basic descriptive statistics and progresses to regression analysis. You’ll learn course concepts in the context of performing A/B testing on a website, using sampling to check warehouse inventory, predicting home video sales based on box office performance, and forecasting staffing needs for a hotel front desk. Throughout the course, you will receive clear guidance on how to implement analytical techniques in Excel. No matter your job function or career aspirations, this course will demystify data analysis and equip you with concrete skills to apply in your work or further studies.... [-]

USA Cambridge
May 2019
Part-time
8 weeks
Online
Spain Business School

Postgraduates of 6 months in 100% online methodology in Spanish. Digital Marketing, Big Data, Social Media, e-Commerce, etc. ... [+]

Nobody discusses the importance of the Internet and the digital world. Increasingly they are demanded professionals capable of leading multidisciplinary teams focused on the digital economy.

The Superior programs in Digital Business (university graduate) through the right mix of general and specific knowledge, it allows students to acquire the skills to have a substantial competitive advantage in the development of their careers in the digital environment skills. Therefore, this program is the candidate to assume positions of leadership and responsibility in this new environment, learning more fundamental aspects and critical to develop a business strategy in a digital environment.... [-]

Spain Spain Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
6 - 12 months
Online
FinTech School

The JOBS Act, or otherwise known as the Crowdfunding Act, has been passing into law since 2012 with the most recent development, Regulation CF, enacted in May of 2016 whi ... [+]

The JOBS Act, or otherwise known as the Crowdfunding Act, has been passing into law since 2012 with the most recent development, Regulation CF, enacted in May of 2016 which has opened up investing in privately-held businesses to the average investor. Previously, only the wealthiest individuals that had $200K or more in annual salary or $1MM+ in net worth, could partake.

This is analogous to tapping into the “other 96%” of US investors as potential sources of startup capital, which brings forth a new financial instrument to enable small and midsize businesses (SMBs) to raise their working capital from their own personal and professional networks or investor networks sourced via a crowdfunding portal or broker-dealer. There are many applications of crowdfunding in today’s marketplace such as tech startups, real estate, cleantech, tourist attractions, computer games, music bands and product companies to name a few.... [-]

USA San Francisco
September 2019
Part-time
Online
Institute For Advanced Management (CEU - IAM)

The new buyers and sellers of real estate assets have a finance mentality that includes access to financing and taxation operations which is different from that of tradit ... [+]

The new buyers and sellers of real estate assets have a finance mentality that includes access to financing and taxation operations which is different from that of traditional companies, and which is more complex. Here traditional real estate practices and knowledge is not enough.

The new regulations of the SOCIMIs (Sociedades Cotizadas Anónimas de Inversión en el Mercado Inmobiliario – Listed Limited Real Estate Investment Companies) has come at a good time and has excellent potential with a very favorable taxation system. Sales prospects in the residential sector of real estate are excellent.

Access Profile

This program is mainly aimed at entrepreneurs, managers and investors; professionals in the field of promotion, property development, patrimony groups, financial entities, consultancy companies, and public administration; and, in general, at large users of properties.... [-]

Spain Madrid
May 2019
Full-time
80 hours
Online
EAE | Programas Distancia

To professionals, entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs who wish to increase their knowledge in commercial management and acquire a global and systematic vision of the operatio ... [+]

1. TO WHOM IS IT DIRECTED?

To professionals, entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs who wish to increase their knowledge in commercial management and acquire a global and systematic vision of the operation of the commercial area.

2. REQUIREMENTS

The Superior Program is open to all interested persons, regardless of their academic level.

3. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Superior Program seeks to provide and consolidate in the student the knowledge and skills related to commercial management from a general and comprehensive vision. Its local orientation allows focusing the cases in the present of our country and its particularities.

4. METHODOLOGY

• Online resources. The online methodology allows great flexibility when updating and expanding information. The student will have access to the necessary information always updated, in addition to content not included in the program but that may be of interest.... [-]

Spain Spain Online
September 2019
Full-time
Online
Online Business School

People often dream about starting their own business but don’t fully realise the implications of what this involves. Given the back-drop that nearly a half of all busines ... [+]

People often dream about starting their own business but don’t fully realise the implications of what this involves. Given the back-drop that nearly a half of all businesses fail in their first year, it is critical that you have all the knowledge at your disposal to make an informed decision about whether running a business is right for you.

This is an introductory course for anyone who has recently set up a small or micro-business, or for anyone who is considering setting up a small or micro-business or is considering self-employment as a career option. As such, this Course considers the key elements and issues that you need to think about and explore.

This course will allow you to:... [-]

United Kingdom Coventry
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
100 hours
Online
OSTELEA | Distancia

The top management program of tourism companies responds to this approach in a way, that participants can know the main areas of the tourism sector and its current trends ... [+]

The tourism sector is one of the main engines of economic development and job creation, both companies directly linked to the sector and other companies that understand that their activity or a part of it can be linked to the tourism sector and the tourist as a possible client .

The top management program of tourism companies responds to this approach in a way, that participants can know the main areas of the tourism sector and its current trends.

Going through the different functional areas of the company, but always taking into account the sector and the possible client to which it is addressed, the participants of the higher program will develop skills for the management and management of companies that focus on the sector.... [-]

Spain Madrid Barcelona Spain Online
September 2019
Part-time
Online
University Of The Free State Business School Online

This short learning program aims to equip the participant to be able to successfully identify and assess his/her own opportunity and to write a business plan for the new ... [+]

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

This short learning program aims to equip the participant to be able to successfully identify and assess his/her own opportunity and to write a business plan for the new opportunity.

Schedule

The Entrepreneurship & Innovation program starts during the first week of each month. Applications close on the 15th of the previous month.

Assessment

The assessment of the SLP’s consist of quizzes, discussions, a final assignment, and an online test.

Mode of delivery

Online

Duration

2 weeks. This excludes the additional time that is given to complete the final assessment.

Accreditation

After the successful completion of the Entrepreneurship & Innovation program, the student will receive a certificate issued and endorsed by the UFS. Recognition to the Higher Certificate in Management Development is available through RPL.... [-]

South Africa Bloemfontein
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 weeks
Online