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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Administrative Services (1205)

Administrative Services (1105)
Course Category: 


NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.

September 2015 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion, students will be able to: define and differentiate among various types of businesses (e.g., corporation, limited liability, partnership); use planning tools to guide and manage an organization’s business activities; apply marketing techniques to foster business growth; plan and evaluate the use of financial resources to effectively manage a business; demonstrate understanding of conducting business in a global environment; apply planning/time management principles to accomplish workplace objectives (e.g., schedule meetings, maintain supplies, prioritize activities); establish and follow procedures to manage records and confidential material; select appropriate formats to prepare and send internal and external documents; interact with employees and customers effectively and professionally; apply reading, writing, mathematical, and economic skills in a business environment; discuss the role of government and other regulatory bodies in business; explain company hierarchies and roles within company structures; apply business laws and regulations to business situations; use ethical standards in conducting business negotiations and making business decisions; locate, organize, and reference written information from reliable sources to communicate with coworkers and clients; develop and deliver formal and informal presentations using appropriate media to engage and inform audiences; apply listening skills and interpret verbal and nonverbal behaviors to enhance communication with  coworkers and clients; use software such as word processors and spreadsheets to perform common business applications; use software such as databases to track and maintain business information; use social media and mobile technology appropriately Interpret and use tables and charts; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to locate good sources of information about problems and determine  appropriate methods for investigating causes; use problem solving and critical thinking skills to determine root causes of problems and suggest solutions; exhibit leadership practices to improve production and quality of the working environment; work effectively in a team environment to accomplish company goals and improve quality of the working  environment; identify and practice appropriate health and safety procedures for business occupations; apply appropriate emergency procedures for business occupations; demonstrate employability skills related to a career in business; and pursue career development skills to advance in business careers.


NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Administrative Services, Business Communication, Office Management, and Professional Development (11/13) (11/18 revalidation) (11/23 revalidation).