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Digital Badges - Level 5 (A*S*K)

The business-sponsored A*S*K Institute offers independent proof of learning for and about business, marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.  A*S*K certification is a critical tool for serious students of business who wish to document their understanding of key business skills, their willingness to be accountable for their learning, and their interest in positioning for employment and promotion.  A*S*K certification includes the appropriate digital badge and other documentation for individuals earning the certification. A*S*K badges recognize a certified high achiever status and a certified exemplary achiever status. Criteria for meeting high-achiever is 70%. Criteria for meeting exemplary is 90%. (See the online store for info about A*S*K certification.)

Digital Badge: Fundamental Business Concepts A*S*K Certification Exam - Level 5

Badge holder demonstrated understanding of fundamental skills and requisite knowledge needed by all business professionals for continued employment.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, communication skills, customer relations, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, marketing, information management, operations, professional development, and strategic management.

Digital Badge: Fundamental Marketing Concepts A*S*K Certification Exam - Level 5

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of in-depth skills and knowledge needed by all marketing professionals.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on channel management, marketing-information management, marketing, market planning, professional development, pricing, product/service management, promotion, and selling.

Digital Badge: Concepts of Finance A*S*K Certification Exam - Level 5

Badge holder demonstrated an understanding of in-depth skills and knowledge needed by all finance professionals.  Skills and concepts assessed focus on business law, compliance, customer relations, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, financial-information management, professional development, and risk management.

Digital Badge: Concepts of Entrepreneurship/Management A*S*K Certification Exam - Level 5

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, economics, emotional intelligence, financial analysis, human-resources management, marketing-information management, market planning, operations, pricing, product/service management, professional development, promotion, selling, and strategic management.