Essential Business Concepts to Excel You Forward

Understanding essential business concepts and practices benefits professionals of all levels in every industry. Whether you own your own business, work for a company, or are looking to switch careers, having a foundational understanding of business principles will boost you ahead of your peers and open the door to many diverse career opportunities.

The Introduction to Business course dives into many aspects of a business environment, including how to create a value-based business, how to provide intellectual value to an existing business, the dynamics of financing a business, highly-effective marketing strategies, effective leadership and management, and the value of technology in the workplace.

Additional topics of study include:

  • Business Development
  • Market Analysis
  • Financial Management Strategy
  • Business Leadership Techniques
  • And Marketing Basics

Once you successfully complete this course, you can dive into the field and choose to pursue a degree in business. MSU Denver offers a variety of business degrees, including options in Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, or International Business. These programs will equip you with the knowledge needed to succeed in your field of choice. 

Open new doors of opportunity in the world of finance, leadership, marketing and more by enrolling or requesting more information about MSU Denver’s Introduction to Business self-paced, online course.

Flexible schedule

Course is 8 weeks long, entirely online, and self-paced.

Career advisement

Receive a personal advising session with an industry leader.

High job demand

You will enhance your resume with critical skills.

Career Pathways in Business - Navigating Your Future After Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

After taking the introduction to business course, the learner can immediately enter the workforce, or continue on academic career to increase earning potential.

Pathway 1: Enter the workforce quickly. Complete the Introduction to Business course and immediately enter the workforce or start your own company with essential business skills.

Pathway 2: Continue your academic career to earn one of 15 Business degrees from MSU Denver, including accounting, business administration, computer information systems, international business, and marketing.

Pathway 3: Earn a graduate certificate in Business Analytics.

Pathway 4: Increase your earning potential by earning an MBA, with concentrations in business analytics, strategic business, accounting, or general.

Take the course to upskill your resume to advance in your career or discover a new passion.

About The Introduction to Business Online Course

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