The Commercial Credit Certificate noncredit courses are designed to develop the knowledge, the analytical skills, and the decision-making techniques needed to make sound credit decisions. Students are required to attain certain competencies before being awarded the certificate. Course assessment includes weekly online assignments and quizzes, class work, and a final paper. Students with an exceptional class performance (based on the overall grade, perfect attendance plus instructors' recommendations) will complete the Commercial Credit Certificate Program with Honors.
- Web-Enhanced Learning Environment
The CCC program is delivered using a web-enhanced learning environment that combines weekly face-to-face classes and online learning environment with key instructional material.
Face-to-face sessions focus on the comprehension and discussion of concepts and its application to real business situation through case study analysis.
Online material include the course syllabus and weekly lessons, PowerPoint presentations, weekly graded assignments, videos that support the face-to-face sessions as well as a platform for students to work in teams.
Students are required to complete seven modules over a 16-week period. Face-to-face classes take place on Wednesdays from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at the UHD College of Business located in Downtown Houston.
- Competency-based instruction
The Commercial Credit Certificate has a practical approach. Its curriculum is based on the analysis of case studies and the application of information, concepts, theories, and ideas to solve real business situations.
Students’ knowledge and skills in the commercial banking field are measured at the beginning of the program allowing instructors to adjust class materials to match the proficiency level of the class and its individual participants.
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