The Business Management Program is offered in three formats: Traditional, Online, & ASAP.
Develop and execute business plans and strategies while optimizing and positioning resources to face changing marketplace challenges.
Degree Associate of Applied Business
Two-year full-time degree schedule; mixture of core business, management, computer, and communications courses; program can be completed on a part-time basis.
Students may earn an Associate of Applied Business degree 100% online at Marion Technical College. The required courses in the Business curriculum are offered online spring and fall semesters and a student who enrolls full-time may complete the degree in two years. This program is offered to qualified students who must be college ready in reading, writing, math; have Internet access, and Microsoft Office ®.
- Office Manager
- Sales Manager
- Loan Officer
- First-line Supervisor
- Assistant Manager
- Project Manager
- Insurance Representative
- Marketing Supervisor
The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook is a useful tool for career research on a variety of management, marketing, and human resources positions. http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco1001.htm
The Small Business Administration is an excellent source of information for anyone contemplating going into business. http://www.sba.gov
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
What am I expected to learn?
- 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.
- MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
- High school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
- Successful completion of the Basic Skills Assessment ACT or COMPASS and Technology Skills Test (TST) is required. Or, students may complete College Foundation courses.