Certificate Overview

The Business Certificate (BC) measures individual skill attainment in 6 critical, industry-wide technical skills: algebra, measurement, math for quality, quality and lean manufacturing, financial literacy, and business acumen. It is a stackable industry credential that demonstrates to employers anywhere in the world that an individual understands business practices and modern manufacturing.

Business Certificate training is availabe in two formats: MSI Learning Network (MLN), or blended MLN and Instructor-led Action Learning Labs.

BC Skills

Typical skills expected in business settings – including:

  • Basic Business Terminology
  • Precision Measurement
  • Critical Thinking
  • Essential Soft Skills

These positions generally describe someone who has enough broad-based knowledge about a business environment to be able to successfully interact with customers and employees.

Certification & Testing

The BC measures individual skills attainment in 6 critical technical skills. This assessment is offered online in 2 parts:

  • Part One – Math and Measurement (Testing Time: 60 minutes)
  • Part Two – Quality and Business Acumen (Testing Time: 45 minutes)

With this certificate, individuals may apply for advanced standing credit in select degree programs at participating colleges and universities to receive up to six (6) college credits. Advanced standing credit may be used to establish Transfer Credits to other accredited 2- and 4-year colleges and universities.

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