At Bryan University, we offer a variety of short-term courses that can be completed in as little as two to 80 contact hours depending on the course. We also offer these courses in a variety of fields, such as business, healthcare, technology and workforce readiness, and they can be a great option if you are preparing for a certification or just want to brush up your skills. You can choose from over 20 different courses!
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Certified Associate Business Manager – 36 contact hours
The Certified Associate Business Manager course is 36 contact hours and designed for individuals who are looking to start their careers as business professionals. Classes are a focused and interactive series of lessons designed to accelerate learning and prepare students for the 4-hour exam associated with the Certified Associate Business Manager (CABM) professional certification administered by the Association of Professionals in Business Management.
Project Management Professional – 35 contact hours
If you are preparing to sit for the PMP certification exam, the Project Management Professional course is designed to help build your confidence and raise your chance of passing the exam. This 35-hour program provides students with an overview of topics that might be seen on the PMP certification exam.
Six Sigma Green Belt – 48 contact hours
Looking to obtain your Green Belt Certification but feel that you might need a refresher course? The Six Sigma Green Belt course is a 48-hour overview of the key concepts on the exam, such as processes and team management, operational metrics, and techniques to achieve process excellence. Please note that this program is for students who already are familiar with the Six Sigma processes, statistics, project management, operational metrics, process groups and Lean Six Sigma.
Six Sigma Black Belt – 48 contact hours
The Six Sigma Black Belt course is designed for students who are familiar with the Six Sigma Black Belt principles and are preparing to sit for the Black Belt Certification. This course is an overview of the concepts covered on the exam and discusses topics such as process and team management, operational metrics, and key techniques to achieve process excellence.
Lean Enterprise Certification I – 40 contact hours
Learn enabler principles and processes, continual process improvement, principles of a consistent lean enterprise culture, and the use of measurement systems in the Lean Enterprise Certification course. The 40 contact hours of coursework can help prepare you to sit for the Lean Essentials I Certification exam from the American Society for Quality.
First Line Supervision and Leadership – 20 contact hours
The First Line Supervision and Leadership course examines the role of a supervisor, qualities of an effective leader and development of strategies for effective communication. It also explores team development as well as technological factors that affect leadership. In the 20 contact hours of this course, you can better understand the requirements for making the transition into first-line leadership.
Effective Business Writing Skills – 20 contact hours
Almost every job requires individuals to have effective business writing skills. Learn the process of business writing, including prewriting strategies, organizational methods and revision techniques. Become stronger at correcting grammatical errors; gain a professional tone; and learn how to write memos, emails, formal letters and presentations.
Project Management Essentials – 20 contact hours
Project Management Essentials is an introductory course covering the advantages and disadvantages of different organizational structures, as well as the phases of an effective project management system. Learn how to be an effective project manager and manage time, cost scope and resources.
Workplace Skills – Computer Concepts – 12 contact hours
If you are looking for a way to improve your basic computer skills so that you can improve your job search, the Workplace Skills – Computer Concepts course could be for you. You can explore a computer's hardware and software, along with how to utilize the Internet for job searches or basic work purposes.
Blueprint Reading – 16 contact hours
Our Blueprint Reading course is designed to help you interpret drawings that are commonly found in manufacturing and machining environments. Acquiring skills in blueprint reading can help you advance to new opportunities that require proficiency in blueprint reading.
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Java Programming Certification – 80 contact hours
If you are interested in beginning your career in development/programming, the Java Programming Certification course could be for you. Our 80 contact hours of classes prepare students for the Oracle Java Certification. The course is ideal for individuals who have a background in computers but are not proficient in Java.
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ICD-10 – 16 contact hours
If you are a medical coding professional and need to upgrade to the new system, the ICD-10 program at Bryan College is a 16-hour course that provides students with an overview of both diagnostics and procedure coding. Students learn the new codes, structure and nature of the characters, along with how to create diagnostic codes from the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.
Universal Precautions – 8 contact hours
Interested in working in a medical office or hospital? The Universal Precautions course trains students on the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard for individuals at risk of exposure to blood and other potentially infections material (OPIM). Students can learn how to provide a safe workplace for the employees of medical offices, hospitals, clinics and more.
Phlebotomy – 240 contact hours
Prepare to step into the medical field with training in phlebotomy. This short-term course can provide you with a strong foundation in basic didactic theory and hands-on skills to seek entry-level opportunities as a phlebotomist.
Certified Nurse Assistant – 175 contact hours
This 6-week Certified Nurse Assistant course can help you develop the skills you need to provide patient care in a variety of medical environments. You can learn through both classroom theory and practical clinical experiences. Coursework includes safety measures, basic patient care, hygiene techniques, food service, preventative care and ethical responsibilities. Upon successful completion of the program and your final examination, you can be prepared for entry-level positions in hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities.
QuickBooks Beginner – 6 contact hours
Enhance your business skills with our QuickBooks Beginner course. You can learn to set up QuickBooks, work with lists, understand bank accounts, use other accounts in QuickBooks, enter sales information, receive payments and make deposits, and pay bills.
QuickBooks Advanced – 6 clock hours
Our QuickBooks Advanced course can help you analyze financial data, use other accounts in QuickBooks, set up inventory, track and pay sales tax, payroll, estimate and progress invoicing, track time, customize forms, and write QuickBooks letters.
Advanced Babysitting with CPR/First Aid – 24 clock hours
With our Advanced Babysitting with CPR/First Aid course, you can gain an introduction to babysitting, safety, child development, nutrition, American Red Cross Infant/Child CPR and First Aid, childcare activities, and the business of babysitting.
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Workforce Readiness – Financial Literacy – 4 contact hours
The Workforce Readiness – Financial Literacy course at Bryan University is for individuals who are looking to brush up on their financial literacy. Students explore the fundamental principles needed to have a basic understanding of finances in the workplace.
Workforce Readiness – Creativity and Innovation – 4 contact hours
Sometimes solving a problem requires you to think outside of the box. This is why Bryan University created the Workforce Readiness – Creativity and Innovation course. Students can learn a variety of creativity skills and how to be innovative thinkers in the workplace.
Workforce Readiness – Critical Thinking and Problem Solving – 4 contact hours
As a professional in the business industry, there will be many times you must deal with problems that arise. The Workforce Readiness – Critical Thinking and Problem Solving course teaches students the application of critical thinking and problem solving skills in the workplace.
Workforce Readiness – Communication and Collaboration – 4 contact hours
Communication and collaboration are keys to helping a business run smoothly. In the 4-hour Workforce Readiness – Communication and Collaboration course, you can learn the importance of these two elements in the business industry.
Workforce Readiness – Flexibility and Adaptability – 2 contact hours
As businesses are constantly changing, it is important for professionals to know how to be flexible and adaptive. For this reason, we created a course that focuses on the principal areas of flexibility and adaptability in the workplace.
Workforce Readiness – Initiative and Self-Direction – 2 contact hours
It's important as a business leader to take initiative and be able to drive yourself. The Workforce Readiness – Initiative and Self-Direction course gives students a 2-hour overview of the principal areas of initiative and self-direction.
Workforce Readiness – Social and Cross-Cultural Skills – 2 contact hours
In America, you can find people from all over the world working in one business setting. Because of this, Bryan College offers a Workforce Readiness – Social and Cross-Cultural Skills course that provides an overview of foundational social and cross-cultural skills.
Workforce Readiness – Productivity and Accountability – 4 contact hours
Learn the importance of productivity and accountability in the workplace. With Bryan University's Workforce Readiness – Productivity and Accountability course, you can gain basic knowledge in as little as four contact hours.
Workforce Readiness – Leadership and Responsibility – 4 contact hours
Take responsibility and learn how to be an effective leader! With Bryan University's Workforce Readiness – Leadership and Responsibility course, you can learn the importance of quality leadership and how to lead with integrity. Classes discuss ethical behavior in using influence and power in the workplace and how you as a leader can take responsibility.