Small Business Management Career Academy
The Business career academy is the foundational coursework for any business degree. This academy is for students who have a desire to work in non-profits, government organizations, and large and small corporations around the world.
The business academy has been designed to provide a broad education with an emphasis in economics, technology, accounting, as well as mathematics, and the liberal arts/humanities.
Small Business Management Certificate
During High School
Term 1 - Fall, 9 credits
- ACC:111 Introduction to Accounting OR ACC:142 Financial Accounting, 3 credits*
- BUS:102 Introduction to Business, 3 credits
- CSC:110 Introduction to Computers, 3 credits (chosen business elective)
Term 2 – Spring, 9 credits
- BUS:185 Business Law I, 3 credits
- MGT:110 Small Business Management, 3 credits
- MGT:151 Management Communication I, 3 credits
Award: Small Business Management Certificate, 18 credits
* ACC:142 can be taken in place of ACC:111 or can fulfill the Business Elective, but credit is not awarded for both requirements.
Once you complete your Career Academy, you can continue on with EICC!
In addition to the certificate, students can go on to earn:
- Business Professionals, Diploma
- Business Professionals, AAS
- Accounting Management, AAS
- Business Transfer Major, AA
Careers in Business
The world of business has been around for centuries and will continue to be for centuries to come. The best part is that you have many different career paths from which to choose.
Record, analyze and report financial transactions of businesses to make strategic financial decisions.
Analyze data using computer software, statistics, as well as reports, market trends and charts. Their services can be utilized in any type of industry.
Managing money, wealth and funds for individuals or organizations. Finance professionals have a solid background in economics, statistics, and risk management.
Identify, create and communicate the value of a company’s product or services to a particular audience. Marketers have an excellent grasp of marketing strategies for increased sales and customer retention.
Handle a company’s resources efficiently to achieve its objectives, including how to plan, organize, direct and control business operations, from general business administration to supervising employees.
Identify and secure top talents to become part of an organization. Human resource professionals take charge of labor relations, workforce motivation and organizational behavior.
Establish good relations between a company and its consumers. Specialists are involved in strategic communication, event planning and coordination, to create or maintain a positive public image.
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