Business - General
Virtually all businesses/organizations, large or small, employ managers and supervisors to oversee operations. Planning work and supervising staff are key functions of this job. To do these effectively, the supervisor must know the strength and weaknesses of each member of the staff, as well as the results required and time allotted to each job. They must be very knowledgeable regarding the business, products and customers to ensure organizational success. Supervisors and managers conduct strategic planning to anticipate future trends in the economy.

Programs allow students to gain skills in business management, marketing, accounting, human resources and supervision to effectively lead organizations. In addition, students can learn how to start up and manage their own company with the Small Business Entrepreneurship certificate.
Associates in Business - ABus-GR

Students aspiring to a obtain a Bachelors Degree in Finance, Economics, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Management, and Business Administration should follow the ABus-GR (Associates in Business - General Requirements) as their transfer degree to a four year university.


General Business - AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program meets the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student's business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program could aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. Although many courses will transfer to a four-year institution, some courses do not. This curriculum is not designed to meet the needs of students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.

Middle Management - AAS

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in General Business program meets the needs of students who wish a broad overview of business and desire not to enroll in a specialized curriculum in business. The program is designed to acquaint students with major subject areas of business, to improve the student's business vocabulary, and to provide students with an understanding of influencing factors in business decision making and activities. In addition, this program could aid a student in recognizing a specific business field to be pursued in future studies. Although many courses will transfer to a four-year institution, some courses do not. This curriculum is not designed to meet the needs of students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) is also available.


General Business CCL

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in General Business will provide business training for various entry-level positions in business. The courses include an introduction to business concepts, accounting and computer principles, and legal issues related to business. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.


Small Business Entrepreneurship - Certificate

Students enrolled in the Small Business Entrepreneurship Certificate of Completion (CCL) will acquire the skills, tools and knowledge necessary for successful start-up and operations of a profit-making business. Emphasis is placed on evaluating potential business opportunities, developing a business plan, and practical application of small business operating principles. Students develop a foundation of business start-up strategies and practices that will enable them to prosper in the ever-changing small business environment.


Supervision - Certificate

The purpose of the Certificate of Completion (CCL) program in Supervision is to provide fundamental information to students interested in starting and/or advancing in a career of business management. The program also will prepare students to pursue advanced programs and/or degrees. Students completing the program should find employment in sales/merchandising, distribution, wholesaling, finance, industry business ownership, and/or services industries.


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