About online learning
How the Course Works
Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.
Participate when you want
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.
What you will do
For each Unit, you will:
The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.
It’s easy. It’s fun.
July 1 - 26
October 7 - November 1
Introduction to Business Research
September 3 - 27
Qualitative Business Research
August 5 - 30
November 4 - 29
$495 for Certificate (only available as a Certificate)
Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEUs/ILUs
About Your Instructors
Cathy Proffitt Boys has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Computer Information Systems. Professionally, she has worked as the training coordinator, quality assurance manager, and plant manager at Dairy Farmers of America, a major dairy cooperative and is currently assistant professor agriculture and entrepreneurship at Missouri State University-West Plains. Awards received include the Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Who is Who Among American Teachers, and the Business & Professional Women Young Careerist of the Year. Her academic and professional interests include small business, entrepreneurship, and alternative agriculture.
At the end of the course, you will: