Continuing education business courses at LSUS help you start and elevate your side hustles into fulltime careers or level up to land that promotion.

Start your prep for the PMI Risk Management Professional (RMP) certification exam with the PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) program. The performance-based labs included with this program deliver a unique and useful hands-on experience for learners to gain the practical skills necessary for success in this area and put to use the knowledge from each lesson. 

An effective human resource management strategy is a valuable asset to any company, but those running small businesses often cannot justify designating a full-time HR professional to manage employee relations, compensation, policy-making, performance management, and employee appraisals. This suite of courses will teach you the basics of managing the benefits and policies that support an effective staff. 

This course will prepare you for the Institute of Finance & Management's (IOFM) Accounts Payable Manager (APM) certification, the gold standard within the financial operations industry. You will gain key AP skills, including leadership, internal controls and oversight, and process improvement.

A “Lean Enterprise” can be defined as one that “performs without waste.” Despite constant efforts to the contrary, many organizations waste anywhere from 70-90% of available resources and staff through improper management or ineffective use of materials, time, information, equipment and inventory. The Lean Bronze Certification will help participants to overcome these difficulties by applying Lean Enterprise principles and practices throughout their own organization.

The Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is an online CIA Exam Review course, which utilizes an adaptive learning platform that focuses your study on your weaker areas and reduces your overall study time.

Anyone can master the fundamentals of business and management, but it’s important to sustain that business by translating your skills into sales through marketing. Successful sales initiatives require sound marketing strategy to effectively explain the benefits of your product or service to exactly the customers who will keep your business going for years to come.

 Bookkeepers that have a full understanding of the most widely-used accounting application for small businesses – QuickBooks – have a significant role to play in any business as their records underpin the files provided to any associated accounting professionals working on behalf of the business. The demand for professionals with bookkeeping skills is estimated to grow 14% through 2020. Combined with QuickBooks skills, individuals who have all of these skills will be in high demand for years to come.

The Complete Project Manager with CAPM® and PMP® Prep online training program provides you with a thorough understanding of project management from start to finish. You'll start with a good foundation of project management concepts and terminology. 

Nonprofit Essentials Certificates cover the fundamental and practical elements vital to success in NonProfits, focusing on Strategic Leadership, Financial Management, People Management, External Relations, and Grant Writing. Through these Essentials Certificates, the passionate individuals who dedicate their lives to worthy causes will expand their capacity to help their organizations thrive.

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