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Business Information Worker

Market your skills

Most careers require digital literacy and an understanding of standard office practices. Whether you're managing a schedule or preparing a presentation for clients, the Business Information Worker certificates will help you learn the foundational skills to be successful in an office environment.

Programs of Study

  • A
    Associate Degree
  • T
    Transfer Degree
  • C
    Credit Certificate
  • N
  • Limited Enrollment
    Limited Enrollment
  • Online Options Available
    Online Options

The Business Information Worker certificate prepares students with computer literacy, communication and keyboarding skills relevant to business environments. Students will learn how to utilize the computer hardware and software applications used to accomplish standard office tasks.

Program Code



19 Units

The Business Information Worker Essential Preparation: Workplace Communication Certificate of Completion provides students with workplace communication and skills for improved marketability and employability. Students learn how to design an effective slideshow presentation and effective techniques for communicating with clients and customers.

Program Code



21 Hours

The Business Information Worker Essential Preparation: Workplace Decision Making and Time Management Certificate of Completion provides students with critical thinking, decision making, time management and self-management skills for improved marketability and employability. Students learn how to create a professional online appearance, develop an effective customer experience, apply techniques for self-management and communicate effectively with customers and clients.

Program Code



33 Hours

Why become a business information worker?

Business information workers are prepared to market themselves to employers and clients. This program refines your professional skills, enhancing your time management, customer service, communication and understanding standard business computing software such as presentation, word processing, database and email programs.

What You'll Learn

  • Apply standard rules of business conduct and customer service.
  • Develop specialized keyboarding skills at an employable level of accuracy and speed.
  • Use word processing, spreadsheet, presentation graphics, and scheduling software to perform business and office tasks.
  • Apply oral and written communication skills in various business and office environments.
  • Design, modify, query, and manipulate lists (database and information in workbooks using common formulas, data and what if scenario tools to organize and convey information. 

Career Options

  • Office Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Microcomputer Technician
  • Data Entry Specialist
  • Billing and Payroll Clerk