Business Support Specialist
Businesses and organizations of all types and in almost every industry depend upon administrative support to execute practical, everyday operations and in order to do so employ large numbers of people equipped with the right business related skills or formal training.
What You'll Learn:
You will build solid office, business and computer skills in this program. You will master Microsoft Office 2010 software applications including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. You will learn accounting theory using paper based and a computerized Accounting system (Simply Accounting 2010). Our Practical Applications Workshops as well as Management and Entrepreneurship theory will help prepare you for the realities of a career in business.
This program consists of seven components:
10 months (includes a three week practicum)
September - June
Monday- Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Requirements of the job:
A positive attitude, flexibility, attention to detail and sound interpersonal/communication skills.
The majority of students that earn a business support certificate become employed in service providing industries, ranging in everything from health and education to government and retail trade. The most rapidly growing industries all require support services of some kind and continue to generate most new job opportunities.
33919 Dewdney Trunk Road
Mission, B.C. Canada
Fax: 604-814 0447
Riverside Office Hours Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm*
*After hours appointments may be available Wednesday and Thursday evenings until 6:30 pm.
New students registering for a Trade or Career Program must make an appointment with the school councellor. Please call 604-814-0446 during office hours to make an appointment.
Graduated students upgrading an academic course(s) with Continuing Education do not require an appointment to register.
Email: Riverside College
Continuing Education: Pre- registration begins June 10th for Continuing Education Courses beginning in the Fall of 2013. Graduated students upgrading an academic course(s) with Continuing Education do not require an appointment to register. Non-Graduated students require an appointment with the counsellor to develop a course plan for graduation. Please call 604-814-0446 during office hours to make an appointment.
Registration now CLOSED for Continuing Education for this school year. SUMMER SCHOOL IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR ADULT STUDENTS.
Summer School for school age non-graduated students. Registration Information
Professional Development Day: May 17th . Classes not in session and campus closed
Victoria Day Holiday: May 20th. Classes not in session and campus closed.
Commencement Ceremony and Banquet: June 5th . Click here for details
Last day of school for Transitions Program students and last day of academic classes: June 18
Provincial Exams: June 19-24
Report Cards issued: June 28
Official Transcripts for the 2012-13 school year will be mailed out to students by the Ministry of Education the first week of August 2013. High School Diplomas will be ready for pick up in the office in September 2013.
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