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Digital Badges - Level 4

Level 4 badges are based on an end-of-program assessment drawn from the programs of study developed by MBA Research. Programs of study provide a broad foundation in business administration as well as a concentration in a career cluster (i.e., business management, entrepreneurship, finance, and marketing). POS badge assessments are 100 questions and the criteria for passing is 70%. (See the online store for info about POS exams.)

Digital Badge: Standard Business Management and Administration (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of fundamental decision-making skills and knowledge needed to manage a business or department within an organization. Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, communication skills, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, knowledge management, information management, marketing, operations, professional development, quality management, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Standard Entrepreneurship (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of fundamental decision-making skills and knowledge needed by entrepreneurs and small-business owners. Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, channel management, communication skills, channel management, economics, emotional intelligence, entrepreneurship, financial analysis, human-resources management, information management, marketing-information management, market planning, operations, pricing, product/service management, professional development, promotion, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Standard Finance (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of fundamental decision-making skills and knowledge needed to manage a financial business or finance department within an organization. Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, compliance, communication skills, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, financial-information management, human-resources management, information management, operations, professional development, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Standard Marketing (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of fundamental skills and knowledge needed by all marketing professionals. Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, communication skills, channel management, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, information management, marketing-information management, marketing, market planning, operations,  professional development, pricing, product/service management, promotion, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Accelerated Business Management and Administration (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of strategic decision-making skills and knowledge needed to manage a business or department within an organization. Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, communication skills, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, knowledge management, information management, marketing, operations, professional development, quality management, risk management, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Accelerated Entrepreneurship (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of strategic decision-making skills and knowledge needed by entrepreneurs and small-business owners.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, channel management, communication skills, channel management, economics, emotional intelligence, entrepreneurship, financial analysis, human-resources management, information management, marketing-information management, market planning, operations, pricing, product/service management, professional development, promotion, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Accelerated Finance (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of strategic decision-making skills and knowledge needed to manage a financial business or finance department within an organization, as well as more specialized skills and knowledge needed by accounting and securities and investments professionals.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, compliance, communication skills, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, financial-information management, human-resources management, information management, marketing, operations, professional development, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Accelerated Marketing (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of skills and knowledge needed by all marketing professionals, as well as more specialized skills and knowledge needed by sales professionals.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, communication skills, channel management, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, information management, marketing-information management, marketing, market planning, operations,  professional development, pricing, product/service management, promotion, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Honors-Ready Business Management and Administration (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of complex strategic decision-making skills and knowledge needed to manage a business or department within an organization. Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, communication skills, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, knowledge management, information management, marketing, operations, professional development, project management, quality management, risk management, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Honors-Ready Entrepreneurship (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of complex strategic decision-making skills and knowledge needed by entrepreneurs and small-business owners.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, channel management, communication skills, channel management, economics, emotional intelligence, entrepreneurship, financial analysis, human-resources management, information management, marketing-information management, market planning, operations, pricing, product/service management, professional development, promotion, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Honors-Ready Finance (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of complex strategic decision-making skills and knowledge needed to manage a financial business or finance department within an organization, as well as more specialized skills and knowledge needed by accounting, corporate finance, and securities and investments professionals.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, compliance, communication skills, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, financial-information management, human-resources management, information management, marketing, operations, professional development, risk management, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here

Digital Badge: Honors-Ready Marketing (2-, 3-, or 4-Credit) Program-of-Study Exam - Level 4

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of complex strategic decision-making skills and knowledge needed to manage a marketing business or a marketing department within an organization, as well as more specialized skills and knowledge needed by sales professionals. Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, communication skills, channel management, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, information management, marketing-information management, marketing, market planning, operations,  professional development, pricing, product/service management, promotion, selling, and strategic management.

View the criteria for the 2 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 3 Credit badge here
View the criteria for the 4 Credit badge here