Business

Business

Prepare to be the next leader in your organization. Learn to improve productivity, efficiency and communications. Track and analyze activities to make better decisions. No matter where you work, being able to get your ideas across and influence others to see your perspective is a valuable skill. Our business courses will focus your learning on a specific topic or can be stacked toward certification/degree.

Assist your career by training for broad application or solve a specific problem.

  • Goals are achieved through the right people.
  • Failure is going to happen, and its okay.
  • Time is your most valuable resource.
  • Prevent or fix almost any problem with appropriate communication.
  • Agility, flexibility and pragmatic ideas are valuable.
  • Learning never stops.

Accounting

Accounting Fundamentals

Better manage personal finances as well as develop skills to organize and manage business financial records, prepare taxes and lay a solid foundation for a rewarding life by learning Accounting or Finance.

Learn more about Accounting Fundamentals and register to start.

Communications & Writing

Effective Business Writing

If you want to inspire confidence in you and your business, look carefully at the written communications.  It is easy to get careless and make mistakes with timelines, but use caution when your credibility and trust is measured by writing.  Accurate and succinct messages that grab attention in the first couple lines respects the limited time of customers. Careless mistakes give an impression that you don't care enough to check your work.  Do what you can to present your brand and yourself as you want your customers to see you.

Grant Writing

The application process for a financial grant can be overwhelming.  If the document is not completed in the manner expected, your ability to receive funding is greatly reduced.  Improve your grant applications by learning the appropriate technical skills to make statements, write program narratives and discuss the impact of your work.

Using Social Media in Business

Your profile, branded hashtags, follow-us, cross promote, unique icons, tag products to your post…and on, and on.  If you want to give yourself or your organization a boos from social media, increase your online presence by learning more about social media marketing.

Project Management

Project Management Fundamentals

Managing a complex project requires understanding the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the project, planning the work, scheduling and producing, including controls and evaluation of the project goals, adapting to changing conditions, managing the team and closing the project.  The fundamentals of project management remain, but nuances to applying these steps continually change. As you learn from the past, prepare for the future.

Quickbooks

Introduction to QuickBooks

You could learn QuickBooks Basics on YouTube but many beginners still need help in order to get the most out of the software. By combining training and ease of use, your small business will begin to  manage the accounting and bookkeeping basics with this inexpensive and reliable tool, QuickBooks.

Intermediate QuickBooks

You have the basics of QuickBooks and are ready to master income statements, debits, credits, to accurately categorize transactions.  Use QuickBooks to interpret data input into meaningful information for business decisions.  This next level of learning builds upon the skills learned and increases your value to the business.

Payroll in QuickBooks

Understand the features and capabilities of QuickBooks Payroll by learning how to run payroll, create reports, carry out end of period activities.  You will explore termination policies, deductions, manage employee records, time and attendance, and compliance reporting.

To Register For A Class

  1. Select your course
  2. Provide full name, physical address, phone number, email, DOB
  3. Pay and receive confirmation of enrollment

It's that easy to be on the path to learning what you want, when you want! Placement exams are rarely required. No residency requirements.

The credential you earn from Pima stacks up toward advanced certifications and degrees at Pima. Through our Prior Learning Assessment program, you can earn up to a semester’s worth of college credit, depending on your course of study at Pima. And if you already have an industry credential, it can convert into even more college credit at Pima.

Online Noncredit Courses and Degree Options

Partnering with Education to Go offers the opportunity for you to attend convenient and affordable ways to learn about hundreds of topics. 96% of our learners register for additional noncredit classes after attending one of our courses!

We offer:

  • Instructor facilitation or (many self-paced if you prefer)
  • Online discussion areas
  • 6 Weeks of instruction

Ready to explore more? Check out our options and register today.

In partnership with ed2go, we offer online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations.

Our programs are designed by a team of professionals from each respective field, providing you with effective web-based learning programs. Instructors/mentors are actively involved in your online learning experience, responding to any questions or concerns, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Pima's credit degrees and certificates will prepare you for a rewarding career—whether you're looking to start a career, want to upgrade your skills in your current career, or are planning to transfer to a university to complete your bachelor's degree.

Visit our Degrees & Certificates page to learn more about what Pima offers for you.

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Audit Credit Courses

Most courses are available for students interested in learning without earning credits. Noncredit registration in our credit classes begins three weeks prior to the first day of class.

Step 1: Search our credit schedule of classes.
Step 2: Select your section and call us at 520.206.4737 to complete your registration.

Course Refunds

To learn more about Pima Continuing Education refund policy, visit our Information & Services page.