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Discover a wide range of professional business classes in Houston and gain the skills you need to excel in your career. From marketing and finance to leadership and communication, these courses will provide valuable knowledge and practical skills for success.

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2-Day Classroom P&C Agent Exam Prep Training

Test Crushers @ 29201 Texas 494 Loop, Houston, TX

Experience professional insurance exam preparation like never before. Say goodbye to aimless instruction and hello to focused, effective training with Test Crushers. Get the results you need to succeed in the challenging P&C agent exams.

All levels 18 and older
$299

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Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. @ 2900 Sage Rd, Houston, TX & Virtually Online

The Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification course is full of games, videos, and other active learning. You will learn powerful root cause analysis tools as well as using Minitab as a statistical analysis tool throughout the course. The instructors will keep you engaged and excited! At the end of the course, the Master Black Belt Instructor will give you the tools to complete your Six Sigma Black Belt Certification project.

(1) Intermediate 21 and older
$2,999

5 sessions

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Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. @ 2900 Sage Rd, Houston, TX & Virtually Online

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt course is full of games, videos, and other active learning. We will be using simulations to learn the importance of data and statistics when solving a process problem. You will learn powerful root cause analysis tools as well as Minitab. The instructors will keep you engaged and excited! At the end of the course, the Master Black Belt Instructor will give you the tools to complete your Six Sigma Green Belt Certification project.

(1) Intermediate 21 and older
$2,999

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Developing Executive Leadership

American Management Association

Join millions of team leaders in developing the skills of an executive leader at the renowned American Management Association. Enhance your leadership style, inspire your team, and master the competencies of effective executive leadership. Boost your career and optimize your company's performance with this comprehensive course.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,995

3 sessions

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Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

American Management Association

Demonstrate your value to your organization with a comprehensive program on finance and accounting for non-financial managers. Gain a solid grasp of business financials and learn how to translate performance into financial terms that deliver a better bottom line. Cultivate proactive working relationships with finance professionals and propel your career to new heights.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,595

2 sessions

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Management Skills for New Managers

American Management Association

Learn the essential skills and strategies to excel as a new manager with the Management Skills for New Managers course at the American Management Association. Gain valuable insights on motivation, delegation, coaching, communication, performance management, and leadership to elevate your team and advance your career.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,695

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Making the Transition from Staff Member to Supervisor

American Management Association

Discover the essential skills and secrets of managing people as you make the transition from staff member to supervisor. Join this empowering 2-day seminar and gain the confidence and know-how to hit the ground running in your new role. Learn how to successfully navigate common pitfalls, deliver feedback, resolve conflict, and delegate effectively.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,495

2 sessions

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Women's Leadership Certificate Program

American Management Association

Unlock your potential as a leader with the Women's Leadership Certificate Program at the American Management Association. Gain crucial skills and discover your authentic leadership voice to create value for your organization. Join professional women at all levels in this 2-day program and receive a special certificate upon completion.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,995

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Successfully Managing People

American Management Association

Learn essential strategies for effective leadership and personnel management and gain the skills needed to motivate, engage, and develop your team to achieve optimal results.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,795

2 sessions

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Moving from an Operational Manager to Strategic Leader

American Management Association

Learn to become an innovator, a persuasive player, and a champion of strategic change with this training course at the American Management Association. Develop the skills to inspire your team, anticipate opportunities, and encourage risk-taking and innovation. Make your mark as a strategic leader in your organization.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,795

2 sessions

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Making the Transition to Management

American Management Association

Be the great boss from the start! Who Should Attend: Newly appointed or prospective managers with less than one year of management experience who are interested in mastering basic management skills. Your former peers are now your direct reports. Do you know how to adopt the mindset of a manager, let go of your previous role and get work done through others? Can you communicate your priorities to your team? Or set mutual goals so you can increase...

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,595

2 sessions

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How to Communicate with Diplomacy, Tact and Credibility

American Management Association

Enhance your professional image with this highly regarded course from the American Management Association. Learn valuable techniques to communicate with diplomacy, tact, and credibility in any business situation, and gain insights into your own communication style as well as the styles of others. Elevate your communication skills and open doors to career advancement.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,695

2 sessions

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Responding to Conflict: Strategies for Improved Communication

American Management Association

Learn how to effectively manage and resolve conflicts positively with the Responding to Conflict course at the American Management Association. Enhance your conflict management skills, recognize underlying causes of conflicts, and develop flexible responses to personal and professional disagreements. Gain valuable strategies and tools to improve your communication and successfully navigate conflict situations.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,695

2 sessions

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Improving Your Project Management Skills: The Basics for Success

American Management Association

Build a solid foundation of project management knowledge, techniques, and tools in this hands-on workshop that covers the entire project lifecycle. Perfect for new project managers, business analysts, subject-matter experts, and experienced project managers looking to review current tools and techniques for success.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,695

3 sessions

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The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity

American Management Association

Discover the secrets to maximizing productivity and achieving extraordinary results in the workplace with this seminar provided by the American Management Association. Learn how to make clear decisions, manage your attention and energy, and create a personalized system for achieving high-impact goals. Take control of your productivity and unlock your full potential.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,595

2 sessions

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CCBA Certification Training

iCert Global

Certification of Competency in Business Analysis TM (CCBA®) is one of the rapidly growing professional courses with more people trying to understand its value. Business analysis is the set of tasks and techniques used to work as a liaison among stakeholders to understand the structure policies, and operations of an organization, and to recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. An individual with CCBA® certification...

(12) Beginner 21 and older
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Find Your Purpose Workshop

General Assembly

Have you stayed too long in your job, even though it’s time to quit? Are you ready to take the “next step,” but not sure where to start? Join us for an experiential workshop where you can gain clarity around your true purpose, and break down the internal barriers to making a lasting change. In this half-day workshop, coach Mandy Tang will lead you through deep analytical and spiritual exercises to help re-ignite your career planning fire....

(2637) All levels 18 and older

Go-To-Market Strategy Workshop

General Assembly @ 1301 Fannin St, Houston, TX

A Go-To-Market (GTM) strategy is an essential process for a startup business to generate traction fast. This workshop covers the essential components of a GTM strategy. We will adopt a structured approach to creating a step-by-step GTM plan through proven concepts and fact finding processes. The workshop is designed for startups, marketers and entrepreneurs with insights and concepts that can be easily learnt and effectively applied.

(2637) All levels 18 and older

Introduction to Social Media

General Assembly @ 1301 Fannin St, Houston, TX

Geared for marketers, start-up founders, or people building companies via social media, this workshop will share the latest trends in social marketing and strategic tactics to build an integrated community. By the end of the session, you’ll have a knowledge of how to go about creating shareable content, what kind of content to post on each platform, how to maximise engagement and measure the return on your investment. Takeaways How to set...

(2637) Beginner 18 and older

Facebook for Business-Kickstarter

Springboard Ventures, Inc. @ 11490 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX

With more than 2.5 billion users, Facebook is the most popular social networking site on the planet! Why is Facebook so popular? They’ve made engaging with friends, customers, prospects, and members a cinch....and it's fun! What do you need to know to make sure your business is marketing competitively on Facebook? Join us for this 4-hour high impact, interactive lunch and learn workshop – where we’ll review (in simple terms) the latest and...

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Discover the Best Business Classes in Houston

Business is an economic activity that involves purchasing, creating, selling, or exchanging goods and services to make a profit. There are also non-profit businesses that operate with charitable intentions, offering goods and services to advance a cause without making a profit. Businesses are the cornerstone of any economy, therefore the opportunities for working in the business are innumerable.

Businesses are typically categorized into four different structures: sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Sole proprietors are business owners that are personally liable for taxes on income earned as well as any debt incurred.

When starting your own business, there are many aspects you need to know to be successful that taking a class can prepare you for. For instance, taking a digital marketing class will help you market your brand and learn how to drive customers to your website. There are also key skills to have for running a business such as knowing how to map out your finances and balance your books. 

If you are a business professional and would like to advance your position and possibly your salary at your company, taking a business class can help make that happen. Taking a certification course will validate your knowledge and skills in a specific subject area, demonstrating your value at the company to your employer. 

Best Business Classes & Schools in Houston

Effective communication skills are essential for any type of business. When conflict arises, it's important to know how to handle it tactfully and in a positive manner. You can improve your conflict-resolution skills with the American Management Association's (AMA) Responding to Conflict: Strategies for Improved Communication

In this two-day course, you'll learn how to recognize the root cause of conflict, manage your emotional triggers, and develop flexible responses to personal and workplace conflict. You'll also have the opportunity to apply the strategies you have learned by practicing in class. Founded in 1923, the American Management Association offers professional development classes virtually and in person throughout the country. 

Women in business who want to learn how to be strong leaders can book the Women's Leadership Certificate Program, also offered by AMA. In this two-day course, you'll learn powerful techniques to help you find your voice and lead with courage. The expert instructor will teach you valuable skills such as how to increase your self-confidence and present yourself as someone who adds value to your work team. As an added bonus, you'll receive an exclusive AMA certificate that recognizes your completion of the course. 

Are you looking for a way to make better decisions and produce stronger results? In AMA's Critical Thinking two-day class, you'll learn how to solve your most pressing problems by questioning previously held assumptions and making informed decisions. After taking an assessment that reveals your personal thinking style, you'll learn about AMA's Critical Thinking Model to help you implement your critical thinking skills at work. This class is open to all skill levels, ages 21 and older. 

If you want to increase your problem-solving skills and learn how to make business processes run more efficiently, consider taking the Six Sigma Green Belt offered by Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. (SSDSI). In this intense, five-day certification course, a Master Black Belt instructor will provide you with the tools to complete a Six Sigma Green Belt certification project and earn your certification within three months. You'll receive support before, during, and after the course to help you complete your project. This intermediate class is for ages 21 and older and is held at the Courtyard Marriott Houston near the Galleria Mall. 

To take your Six Sigma certification to the next level, individuals can attend Six Sigma Black Belt also offered by SSDSI. Black Belts are Six Sigma experts who guide and mentor Green Belts; they have a deeper understanding of the Six Sigma methodology and lead problem-solving projects. This five-day course, held at the Courtyard Marriott Houston, involves completing a project under the guidance of a Master Black Belt instructor, culminating in a Black Belt certification. 

If you're a business owner or marketing professional, brand recognition is essential to growing and sustaining your business. Houston-area residents can attend Noble Desktop's SEO Bootcamp by attending classes live online. In this two-day interactive boot camp, you'll learn core concepts and techniques such as how search engines rank websites, keyword research methods, how to write SEO content, how to measure your SEO success, tools to keep an eye on the competition, and other useful strategies. 

To learn more about how to drive customers to your website, check out Google Ads Bootcamp, another Noble Desktop class that can be taken live online. This two-day workshop provides an introduction to creating paid ad campaigns via Google. Online advertising is a great way to promote your business and increase traffic to your website. You'll gain comprehensive skills and knowledge from an NYC industry expert in this beginner-friendly course.

Established in 1990, Noble Desktop is a leading design and coding school that provides a variety of courses taught in-person in New York City and online. 

Are you seeking a career in financial technology and data science? If you are hoping to enter this rapidly growing workforce, Noble Desktop's FinTech Bootcamp can help you. This several-week course will provide you with valuable programming and data analysis skills to help prepare you for a career as a financial analyst or data scientist. 

In this bootcamp, you'll learn the fundamentals of Python as well as more advanced applications used for financial analysis. No prior knowledge of Python, programming, or data science is required for this beginner-friendly course; however, individuals should have some knowledge of financial concepts. If you do not have a background in finance, contact Noble Desktop after registration to receive a free supplemental guide. 

Houston Industries That Use Business

Houston is known as the "Energy Capital of the World," employing almost a third of the U.S.'s oil and gas extraction jobs. The region boasts an increasing focus on digital technology and renewable energy sources, with energy startups comprising around 15% of Houston's digital tech startups. Examples of business jobs with a focus on digital technology include business data scientists, business intelligence analysts, and sales engineers. 

Houston is also home to NASA's human space program and a large healthcare industry. Several of the nation's largest aerospace manufacturing companies are located in Houston, as is the largest medical complex in the world, the Texas Medical Center. Houston's life sciences and healthcare industries employ over 394,000 workers, which is even more jobs than the energy sector. 

According to Houston Public Media, a report by the Perryman Group, an economic analysis firm in Texas, projects significant job growth in the greater-Houston area by 2027, particularly in the energy, life sciences, and aerospace industries. Also, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that professional and business services had the largest gain in employment among private industries from 2022 to 2023, followed by education and health services and transportation, trade, and utilities. 

Business Jobs & Salaries in Houston

According to the BLS, business and financial operations jobs with the highest employment in the Houston area include accountants and auditors ($94,000 average annual salary), project management specialists ($100,000), human resources specialists ($71,000), and market research specialists ($73,000). 

The highest-paid business and finance jobs in Houston are financial and investment analysts ($111,400) and personal financial advisors ($111,000). Financial management is the highest-paid management occupation, with a mean annual salary of $176,000. 

BLS data forecasts that logisticians – individuals who manage the purchasing, transportation, and distribution of goods and supplies – are one of the fastest-growing jobs in business in the U.S. with 28% projected growth from 2021 to 2030. Market research analysts are also among the fastest growing (19% projected growth), as well as financial examiners (21%).

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