Business and Entrepreneurship (Non-Credit)

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Enhance your career in business. Prepare for a new career. Or start up and grow a small business. The Business and Entrepreneurship Corporate and Continuing Education program at Central Piedmont offers non-credit courses, certification, and exam prep in business analysis, project management, Lean Six Sigma, human resources, and small business.

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Looking for course descriptions and cost information? Review the following Corporate and Continuing Education course catalog, or keep reading for course listings on this page. 

Spring Corporate and Continuing Education Course Catalog


  • Course Listings

    • ACC-8030 Professional Bookkeeper Certificate Program
    • Accounting for Quickbooks
      • Basic Accounting with Quickbooks®
      • QuickBooks Level I
      • QuickBooks Level 2
      • QuickBooks Certified User: Exam Review and Certification Test
      • Job Costing and Estimating with QuickBooks
      • Introduction to QuickBooks Online
      • Introduction to QuickBooks 2019

Communication and Leadership

  • Course Listings

    • BUX-7008 Crucial Conversations
    • BUX-8909  LinkedIn is Your Online Brand 

Human Resources

  • Human Resources Certificate 

    While each of the following courses may stand alone for CEU completion certificates, all are required for the Human Resources Certificate. Prerequisites are not required, but we recommend you start with Fundamentals of Human Resources Management if you do not have prior Human Resources experience.

    • SEF-BUX8006 Fundamentals of Human Resources Management
    • SEF-BUX8011 Human Resources — Benefits Administration
    • SEF-BUX8007 Basic Employment Law for Human Resources
    • SEF-BUX8012 Human Resources — Employee Relations
    • SEF-BUX8010 Effective Recruitment and Selection
  • SHRM Exam Prep

    SEF-BUX-7930 SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Preparation

Lean and Six Sigma

  • Course Listings

    Six Sigma Certification 

    Central Piedmont’s Green Belt and Black Belt certifications combine classroom study and online assignments, offering a convenient and flexible learning environment.

    • SEF-BUX7430 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
    • BUX-7435 Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Project Management

  • Project Management with Agile Plus Certificate Program

    The following courses are required for the certificate and will prepare you to take the PMP® Certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and the SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master SSM exam offered by Scaled Agile®.

    Review Project Management with Agile Plus Certificate for additional information. 

    • SEF-BAP7006 Project Planning and Control
    • SEF-BAP7005 Determining Business Requirements with Agile
    • SEF-PMP7115 Agile Organizations
    • SEF-PMP7400 SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master 
    • SEF-PMP7003 PMP® Exam Prep

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    • Ongoing Professional Education (PDUs)

      If you have earned the PMP® designation and would like to expand your skills, Central Piedmont offers ongoing professional education courses. Topics change to stay relevant and include the following courses.

      • PMP-7009 PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) Exam Prep Workshop  
      • BAP-7003 PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA®) Exam Prep
      • SEF-PMP7400 SAFe® 6.0 Scrum Master

    Ready to Register? Or Do You Need Help?

    For class details, schedule, and registration, visit Continuing Education – Business and Entrepreneurship Classes 

    To get help or ask about a program or course, call 704.330.4223 or email customer service

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