The Business School Blog

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Get Inspired: Little Known Facts about Famous Entrepreneurs

Going global has the potential to exponentially increase business success. To help you get inspired about the prospect of international business, we've compiled a list of little-known facts about entrepreneurs whose brands are recognized around the world. Centennial College's International Business Management program, meanwhile, will offer you the actual business know-how you need.

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Client Service Skills that Matter Most

Having soft skills if you work in the client service industry is essential, which is why students at Centennial College’s Financial and Client Services program receive the type of training the covers both practical and soft skills knowledge.

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Dos and Don'ts of Home-Buying

Making important financial decisions, such as those associated with buying your first home, can be challenging. Students in Centennial College's Financial Services program are trained to help clients make informed decisions in a variety of areas dealing with finance.

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Head to Toe Style: Fashion Trends to Watch

Trends come and go, and each year it is exciting to find out what the fashionistas will be wearing. In the Fashion Business and Management program at Centennial College, students go much further and learn not only the latest styles but also the business behind them.

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How Accounting Came to Be

Accounting has come a long way since the days when ancient Egyptian bookkeepers kept inventory at royal storehouses. But surprisingly, some concepts from hundreds of years ago are still intact. Students at Centennial College, meanwhile, learn the most up to date information to become successful accountants.

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Customer Engagement in a Connected World

Achieving Business success in this era of technological progress is dependent on an organization's ability to embrace the transformation to digital. For the first time in many decades, Marketing has been offered the chance to be in the driver's seat given its proximity to customers and its focus on engaging them along their path to purchase. It is this particular area that students at Centennial College will prepare for, in just two semesters, with the launch of the new graduate certificate program Marketing – Digital Engagement Strategy.


From the Boardroom to the Dinner Table: Business Etiquette Around the Globe

Business etiquette varies from country to country and the gestures or actions someone in Brazil finds offensive will be much different than those someone in Japan will gasp at. This around the globe look at business traditions will help any aspiring businessperson, including students of Centennial College’s Business Administration – International Business program.

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Face Palm: Silliest Criminals of Recent Years

Law is no laughing matter and neither is crime but some criminals you can't help but laugh at because their silly moves are so unbelievable. Once you have a laugh and decide you want to take law seriously, Centennial College's Law Clerk program is a great place to start.

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Get Familiar: Common Financial Terms You Should Know

Financial planners who have attended Centennial College’s Financial Planning program can help you to make informed decisions about a range of financial products. But you should also have a broad idea of the most common terms you will hear when before entering the world of investing.

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