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Certificate in Business Administration Course Guide

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Certificate in Business Administration Course Guide

Modules

This course will provide an introduction to the processes and importance of effective business communication including but not limited to the different forms of communication, effective verbal communication skills and the 7 Cs of communication.
This course will take a look at the importance of organising the office and setting up procedures to support a business. It will include but not be limited to the administration process and the purpose of procedures and organisation routines in the workplace, the difference between a policy and a procedure, and the purpose of creating a business plan.
This course will take a look at the importance of time management, ethical considerations and professionalism in the workplace. It will include but not be limited to decision making categories, time management strategies, how ethics relate to the workplace and characteristics of professionalism.
This course will provide an introduction to the basic functions and features of Microsoft Word, including but not limited to formatting features to improve the look of a short document, how to insert content into a document and how to apply document-processing techniques to manage larger documents. 
This course will provide an introduction to the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel, including but not limited to the key functions within the software including formulas, functions and data manipulation, how to add content to spreadsheets as well as formatting styles. 
This course will provide an introduction to the basic functions and features of MS Powerpoint, including but not limited to how to arrange content such as images, tables, illustrations and media, how to apply slide designs, transitions and animations, and how to professionally present a presentation. 
This course will provide an overview of general health and safety requirements in the workplace, including but not limited to how to ergonomically set up a computer workstation and how to manage common workplace health and safety hazards.
This course introduces the fundamentals of payroll with regards to small businesses, with a focus on employer responsibilities and obligations towards the various employee types. It will include but not be limited to the obligations a new employer has to Revenue, the four methods of calculating PAYE, and a look at the Universal Social Charge (USC) and who it applies to.
This course will provide an introduction to accounts payable and receivables and the calculation of the cash conversion cycle. It will include but not be limited to the difference between cash accounting and accrual accounting, how to create journal entries and ledger entries to record a credit sale, a look at doubtful debt as well as creditor and debtor schedules.
This course is comprised of two sections. The first section provides an introduction to online accounts software Sage One and will include but not be limited to how to create a company in Sage, how to record products and services and how to prepare invoices. The second section will provide an introduction to the basics of working with Quickbooks Essentials, including but not limited to how to create a company in QuickBooks, how to import transactions, prepare invoices, and customise and export reports.
This course will provide an overview of how to use Xero, including but not limited to the benefits of using Xero and cloud computing, Bank Reconciliation & Managing Accounts in Xero, Xero Sales, Invoicing, Quotes & Inventory, plus Purchases & Bills.
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There are no entry requirements or prerequisites to enrol on this course. You can enrol online directly by clicking on “Enrol Now” and following the prompts.  

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This course costs €499.00 or only €25 per week on a no-deposit, interest-free payment plan. Click here to get started now. 

This course takes approximately 140 hours, and you’ll have up to 6 months to complete. Study in your own time, at your own pace. Most of The Career Academy courses are designed so that you do one module a week, but if life gets busy, you can apply for a course extension if you need more time.

Upon completing this course, you could obtain work as an Administrator or a Receptionist.

Contact a friendly student advisor on 01 437 8559 to learn about potential career outcomes and where our courses could take you. You’ll also receive a FREE CV review.

Your course is delivered through our online learning platform, which you can access from any web browser 24/7 to work whenever and wherever you want. You can also interact with your tutors and other students within the learning environment. Online learning allows you to make the best use of your time and puts all the necessary resources at your fingertips. There are no set course start dates; you can start whenever you are ready, and your tutors and student services will check in on your progress and help you every step of the way.

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Absolutely! You’ve got a 14-day cooling-off period (trial period) at the start of your course. Take that time to review all your learning material and get a feel for online learning. If you decide the course isn’t for you within the trial period, you’ll get a full money-back guarantee*.

The Certificate in Business Administration online course will help you become a certified business administrator, increase your job prospects or enable you to upskill in your current role. You’ll learn practical skills that will give you greater confidence working in the administrative field or as a small business owner.

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