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Introduction to Administration

For every business out there, there’s an interconnected team of great minds behind it. Study business administration, and you can become one of them. 

Learn how to think critically when it comes to business problems, develop your design thinking and understand what it takes to be a supportive leader who creates an environment of growth. All of these skills, and more, are at your fingertips with an online business administration course.

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Administration study FAQs

What do you learn in a business administration course?

Business administration courses are designed to hone the business leaders of tomorrow. Generally, they cover the entirety of the inner workings of business, so that you can make your way to the top— understanding the complexities and intricacies that lay beneath.

You can expect to cover such topics as:

  • Operations
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Design thinking
  • Communication
  • Management and leadership

As opposed to studying a course in, say, finance specifically, a business administration degree allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge of the business world, so that you can become a decision-maker in the field.

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