Business Spanish Certificate

Effective communications are important in business situations, and Spanish is a key language in the global business community. Completing a business Spanish certificate may help close the communication gap between your native language and Spanish-speaking business professionals. Continue reading for information on courses and career prospects. Schools offering Business degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

What Is a Business Spanish Certificate?

A business Spanish certificate program is designed to give you core language skills when conducting business in Spanish-speaking countries or with Hispanic organizations. Programs should contain a concentration on business and financial terms, in addition to basic language instruction. Depending on your chosen program, you may also learn etiquette specific to Spanish business culture, in addition to instruction in the linguistic component.

Program Focus Provide essential language and etiquette skills for business in Spanish-speaking countries or organizations
Common Courses Corporation structure, elementary Spanish, customs documentation, advanced business Spanish, Spanish culture
Learning Environments Traditional classroom and distance learning programs are available
Possible Careers Interpreter, translator

What Classes Will I Take?

During the completion of your certificate, you should take courses ranging from elementary to advanced Spanish. Some additional courses you may encounter are:

  • Advanced business Spanish
  • Spanish culture
  • Spanish corporation structure
  • Customs documentation

What Are My Enrollment Options?

You may earn a business Spanish certificate as either a degree-seeking or a non-degree-seeking student. The biggest difference is that the institution may not require you to complete general education requirements if you're a non-degree-seeking student, and those requirements may include general education courses, such as English, math and social science classes.

You may earn the certificate either on-campus or fully online in either format. For online programs, you must have high-speed Internet access. Your computer must have speakers and a microphone in order to receive and send auditory assignments.

Can This Improve my Professional Marketability?

In addition to your other qualifications, being fluent in a foreign language may open more job opportunities. Business professionals who are fluent in Spanish are not only able to work within their own companies or corporations, but also as translators or interpreters for organizations who do not have someone on staff who can speak Spanish. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that Spanish translators and interpreters should remain in high demand because of the expansion of the global economy and the increase of Spanish-speaking communities in the U.S. (www.bls.gov).

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