At the heart of every successful organization are skilled leaders. You can learn to be that leader by earning a Business Management degree from Marion Technical College. Our graduates have rewarding careers as supervisors, office managers, project managers, and even business owners. MTC’s business programs and curriculum are designed by experienced faculty with input from people working in area businesses and organizations. Students in the Business Management program complete a co-operative work internship that provides on-the-job experience and is a great way to apply skills and knowledge learned in the classroom.
MTC offers three ways for you to earn a Business Management degree. In the traditional option, you attend classes several days a week (either days, evenings, or a combination) for a two year period; courses are presented in a face-to-face setting. You can also apply to earn a Business Management degree through our Business Management Online program that allows you to take coursework in an online setting. Finally, you can apply to be a part of MTC’s Adult Student Accelerated Program (ASAP) that offers a way to earn a degree by attending classes one evening per week for 26 months, In the ASAP, you take one course at a time and attend year-round.
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Earning a degree demonstrates a higher level of knowledge! Earning an associate degree in business management will make you a more effective employee. The courses in Information Technology, Math, Communications, Economics, International Business, Accounting, Project Management, Customer Relationship Management, Psychology, Public Relations, and Entrepreneurship will teach you how to be a good manager and how to work and communicate effectively with co-workers and customers.
Students who earn an Associate Degree in Business Management will know how to:
Identify and apply strategies managers can use to improve employee performance.
Demonstrate skills necessary for effective participation in or leadership of workplace teams.
Use technology to develop, analyze, and effectively communicate information related to a project, a process, or to conduct training.
Understand legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations.
Use formal problem-solving approaches to solve ethical dilemmas, customer concerns, and business problems.
Apply business concepts to create a business plan incorporating financial and management components.
Develop a marketing plan incorporating new product ideas and strategies.
Effectively communicate with diverse groups of stakeholders in both written and oral forms.
Apply methods to effectively organize work, manage time, and establish priorities.
Apply strategies to attract and retain the best talent for organizations.
Use leadership theory and practice to develop a personal theory of leadership.