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Online certificate and diploma courses are simply a great way to fill the gaps in your professional knowledge without the substantial investment required for full-time study programmes.

With the broad range of short courses available, you can find online diploma and certificate courses to fit around your current private and professional commitments that will also include some striking long-term benefits for your career.

Higher salaries

Few people would argue that having a higher salary is something they would dislike. Incorporating regular online short courses into professional life is a great habit to develop, and will help to acquire the key skills that could accelerate your ascent up the salary scale.

Better promotion prospects

The more you equip yourself with the key skills your company requires, the more you become a necessary component of company success. Regular online certificate courses continually improve your promotion prospects, and show employers your dedication to personal improvement.

Increased specialised and/or transferable skills

With regular online certification courses there is a high degree of freedom that allows you to strategically build the skills you can apply to your current job, or qualify you for the job you aspire to have. Skills in leadership and management, finance and accounting, law and ethics, and a range of alternative subject areas can give you advanced abilities applicable across a great many job positions.

Networking potential

Short online courses provide the opportunity to touch base with fellow professionals who are taking part in the same course, but may have very different backgrounds. When using an online study platform, communication with fellow students is easy, and meeting fellow professionals from around the world could have fantastic consequences for your career.

The latest and greatest skills

Never be fooled again by the latest updates in technology, business practices, international policy or law, or any significant change in the infrastructure of how international business is conducted. Thanks to our diverse faculties of experts and their extensive combined professional experience, regular short courses with London School of Business & Finance are developed with up-to-the-minute market accuracy so you can be sure you always remain professionally competitive.

School-leavers today face a great many issues to consider regarding the next step in their academic or professional lives - the costs of higher education today, the benefits of a degree, and going straight into employment after school.

Short online courses have a host of benefits that can help new school-leavers like you take the time to find out where you really want to go next, while always equipping you with brand-new knowledge and skills for your future.

“Road-test” your Career or Higher Education Qualification

For many young people, knowing what career to embark upon or what subject to do at university is not always as clear as it should be. Short online courses give you a valuable opportunity to test your interests and give yourself the best chance of finding out which direction you want to head in, inexpensively and conveniently.

Turn your Hobby into your Business

Maybe you know which direction you want to take your life in, and it just so happens to have nothing to do with going to university. If you want to start your own business, you will need a diverse range of skills other than those you already have, and diversity is what short online courses can offer. Take a selection of courses and build the rounded, custom skills to become an independent entrepreneur and follow your own path.

Make the Best of Money and Time

In 2015, the average UK university student left university with £44,000 worth of student debt. For some students or would-be university students this kind of debt is simply unacceptable given today’s uncertainty in the job markets. Regular short online courses are an inexpensive and flexible way to build towards the career you want while earning and avoiding the student debt-trap. Short courses can also eventually provide a gateway to a higher education degree, often facilitating admission into the 2nd year of a full-time degree programme.

Get Practical Skills

Given their compact structure, short online courses focus primarily on the practical application of theory and knowledge. This can be a great advantage if you have chosen to take up employment in the interim before doing a university degree, or if you are looking to practice professional skills before you graduate from university. In every case, taking a short course is going to boost your practical professional abilities in a short space of time.

Have Fun Learning

While this aspect of learning may not always be obvious for younger students leaving school, the flexibility involved with being an online student is simply empowering. Study anywhere, anytime, using any of your personal devices, with a rich variety of multimedia learning materials at your disposal. Always have all the course materials you need to complete your course, and always have your work automatically updated on your personal to-do list. The flexibility, convenience, and clear goals characterised by the InterActive learning platform makes learning a pleasure, if not also a lot of fun.

Whether you are a professional and/or a school-leaver you could be completing short online courses to improve your career in as little as three months, studying just a matter of hours per week. And in a matter of seconds, you could be beginning your first short online course with InterActive. Please click below to browse our great selection of short online courses, and start your future, today.

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