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Salesforce Foundations: Building Applications BUS 495/595-03

An immersive and hands-on course designed to prepare you for a future career in an industry that’s shaping the future of business technology


Progress toward earning a professional certification and developing real-world business skills through Elevate’s 3.0-credit elective course, Salesforce Foundations: Building Applications.

This online course will equip you with the technical knowledge and professional skills highly sought after in the expanding Salesforce economy. Work with expert practitioners to prepare for the Salesforce Administrator exam, which can earn you a certification that gets your résumé noticed and access to a rewarding career in IT Consulting.


  • 📈In-Demand Skills: Salesforce is a leader in customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, widely used by top corporations in the Chicagoland area, including United Airlines, Wendy’s, and Walgreens. These companies rely on Salesforce to streamline their operations and enhance customer experiences, providing numerous career opportunities for certified professionals.
  • 💡Professional Growth: A Salesforce certification can open doors to prestigious roles within these household brands, offering robust career growth and competitive salaries.


  • “I really loved this course, the instructors were kind and very helpful with information!”
  • “Overall great course and looking forward to taking the Salesforce exam.”


Salesforce Foundations: Building Applications is listed under the following course codes:

  • BUS 495-03 (Undergraduate)
  • BUS 595-03 (Graduate)

You may register for the course through the student portal. This is a virtual course offered through the Stuart School of Business; please consult with your advisor if you have questions on earning credits or degree requirements.