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The Sales Academy – Bauer Certification Course

ABOUT THE SALES ACADEMY AT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

The Sales Academy is a program from the University of Houston’s Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute to help grow the tech industry in Houston by providing a source of highly-qualified candidates trained …

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Skills in Data Analytics

Data analytics is a growing field that is in demand by employers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment of computer and information research scientists, which includes data analysts, is projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to …

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Preparing to Become an Investment Banking Analyst

Interested in becoming an investment banker? While investment banking is an exciting and rewarding career, it is also a very competitive field to go into.  You need to start preparing as early as possible.

Education

Investment banking (IB) analyst typically …

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Cloud Computing Certifications

Jobs working with the cloud are in demand because more and more companies are switching over from traditional servers to the cloud. According to Indeed, Cloud Engineering job postings increased by 107% between 2016 and 2019 here in the United …

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Insurance Underwriter

 

Insurance underwriters evaluate the risk their company would be taking on if insuring an individual or business. They decide if their company should insure an individual or business and if so, what the terms would be. There are multiple …

By Amanda Ware
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Becoming a Certified Financial Planner

The Certified Financial Planner (CFP) certification has been the standard of excellence in financial planning for over 30 years. CFP® professionals must meet education, training, and experience requirements before they can take the exam to become a Certified Financial Planner. …

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Technical Consultant

Technical Consultants work with organizations and businesses to improve their use of technology and solve any issues they may be having. Technical consultants are seen as experts in their fields including management information systems, computer science, and/or engineering.  Technical consultants …

By Amanda Ware
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Network Security Analyst

Cisco defines network security as “any activity designed to protect the usability and integrity of the network and data.”  In shorter terms, it is protecting your network from being hacked.  This includes firewalls, anti-virus and anti-malware software, network segmentation, cloud …

By Amanda Ware
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BBA Finance Tracks

The Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance degree at Bauer offers the opportunity to specialize in an area of finance by completing a track. Doing a track is optional, but it is a great way to concentrate on one area …

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Can I go into Software Development with a MIS degree?

While people usually think of software development as a field for those who majored in computer science or computer engineering, it is possible to land a developer position with a management information systems (MIS) degree. Typically, companies look for candidates …

By Amanda Ware
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