The certificate in Management program prepares students for entry level positions in supervision and management. Employees can use this program to prepare for upward mobility and/or update management and supervisory skills. All courses satisfactorily completed in this certificate program will apply to the associate in applied science degree with a major in management.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
Covers entrepreneurship opportunities and challenges facing small business managers including how to conceptualize a feasible business concept, develop a comprehensive business plan, obtain start-up capital, execute the firm's strategy, and maintain financial and inventory control.
Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.
Examines the managerial processes of planning, developing, and controlling human resources within the organization. Special emphasis will be placed on the areas of recruiting, selection, training, labor relations, salary, and benefit administration. Transfers as elective credit only.
An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester