Office Management

Office Management Diploma Program equips the students with the basic knowledge and skills for immediate entry into the workforce. Prepare yourself for work in a small business environment by learning basic accounting principles while also achieving proficiency in the computer software used most often in offices all over the country. Graduates of this diploma program have the option of continuing their education in our associate of science in business administration program.

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You have decided to take the steps necessary to earn your diploma in office management, and CBT College is here to make that step as easy as possible. You can enroll in this diploma program on our Miami Gardens campus in Florida. The diploma in office management program available at CBT College will help as you embark on that new career, or a dream promotion. For information about Gainful Employment related to this academic program, click here. For detailed information of terms and disclosures, please visit: www.cbt.edu/academics/disclosure
The courses that you take in this diploma program will prepare you for a career in a small business environment. You will learn basic accounting principles that could help you become proficient in your work settings. You will also learn how to use the various software programs that many businesses require you navigate in order to be hired.

CGS1060 Microsoft Technology Applications

(3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course is a comprehensive introduction to Microsoft Office 2013. It will feature four distinct programs: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook. In MS Word, the student will learn how to create and edit and format documents, and format text and paragraphs. In MS Excel, the student will learn to work with formulas and functions, format a worksheet, and to work with charts. In MS PowerPoint, the student will create/modify a presentation, insert objects into a presentation, and finish a presentation. In MS Outlook, the student will be trained in the usage of e-mail and the management of information the application. There are some activities that integrate some of these applications which are very beneficial for students who will use these applications in the real working environment.

SLS1105 Student Success Skills

(1.5 Semester Credit Hours)

Student success skills is a course designed to help students succeed in college by providing them with a foundation for gaining the skills and demeanor necessary to be a successful college student. Students will learn how they learn, and pay special attention to cultural, and socio-economic factors that impact student success. The student will learn strategies that may allow them to overcome their cultural, socio-economic and/ or learning challenges

SLS1509 Critical Thinking Skills

(1.5 Semester Credit Hours)

This course explores the process of thinking critically and guides students in thinking more clearly, insightfully and effectively. Concrete examples from students' experience and contemporary issues help students develop the abilities to solve problems, analyze issues, and make informed decisions in their academic, career and personal lives. Substantive readings, structured writing assignments and ongoing discussions help student develop language skills while fostering sophisticated thinking abilities.

ENC1100 English Composition (General Education Component)

(3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course is the first college level English course for students. This course emphasizes the skills necessary to prepare you for college level writing. In this course students will develop an understanding of good, college level writing with an emphasis on exposition and the research essay. Oral and written communications of impressions and judgments concerning assigned readings in the essay and allied genre are required. Stress on the building of an active vocabulary and on correct sentence and paragraph structure are also covered.

GEB1011 Principles of Business

(3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course provides a broad overview of how businesses are organized and managed as well as the interrelationships between business and the external forces such as government, community and the economy.

FIN2001 Principles of Finance

(3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course is an introductory course reviewing the basic concepts of finance. Risk/return, valuation, time value of money, bonds, liquidity vs. Profitability, portfolio effect, and financial leverage will be discussed. A special focus on the weighted average cost of capital, irr, payback, npv, and other cash flow evaluation techniques used for decision making will be introduced in this course. Calculations using a financial calculator and spreadsheet software will be required in this course.

MNA2012 Principles of Management

(3 Semester Credit Hours)

Students will be introduced to fundamental management principles, concepts of behavioral sciences, management processes, resources and organizational structure.

OST2335 Applied Business Communications

(3 Semester Credit Hours)

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of how to effectively write business letters, memorandums, direct and indirect response letters, application letters, resumes and short reports. Stress will be placed on clarity, conciseness and directness in a variety of written business documents.

MKA2000 Principles of Marketing

(4 Semester Credit Hours)

This course is an introduction to Principles of Marketing. You will learn basic concepts of Marketing, customer relationships, creation of customer value, customer equity, understanding customer’s needs, designing customer-driven marketing strategies and programs, capturing value for the firm, major Marketing Trends and forces affecting customer’s perceptions.

Completing this diploma program could help you launch your career in various business settings. The positions that you could qualify for include:

  • Office Manager
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Assistant Manager
  • and more…

You can use this program as an entry-level into the business industry. We have a business administration and accounting program that you could enroll in to advance your educational and career goals.

Completing the diploma in office management program could make you more marketable, when compared to others who have only a high school diploma. You are more likely to receive the position you applied for if you have a diploma in office management, in comparison to individuals who do not have a technical diploma, or those who only have a high school diploma to offer.

Contact us today to learn more about the diploma in office management program available on our Miami Gardens campus. Be sure to ask about our Microsoft Office Specialist certification program as well.


Available Campuses

CBT College has five (5) convenient locations in Miami-Dade. All CBT locations are nationally accredited by ACICS, and offer a full time Career Services Department to help student and graduates in their Job Search.

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CBT College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Credits may be transferable to other colleges and Universities using the Florida State Course Numbering System at the discretion of the receiving institution.

1 CBT College’s programs are designed to prepare students for employment in their selected field of study or in related fields. CBT College does not guarantee that graduates will be placed in any particular job, be eligible for job advancement opportunities or be employed at all. Additional training or certifications may be required to compete in current job market conditions.
2 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth.

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