Major Code: 3512
Entrepreneurship is the process of identifying a need in the marketplace and starting a business to fulfill that need. Today, entrepreneurship is seen as a vital way to grow the economy. While the emphasis of the program is the transformation of an idea into a new business venture, this program can also serve the needs of those who want to work within an existing business. Entrepreneurial abilities are needed within corporations today to assist with new product development, product innovation, new market opportunities and other needs of a growing business.
Program Goals and Objectives
Upon completion of this program, graduates will:
- Have an appropriate mastery of general business terminology, principles, practices, and skills.
- Understand the roles of manager, management theory, organizational structure and culture, and develop key managerial skills to be used at any level of management.
- Demonstrate an understanding of leadership fundamentals, effective team building, motivation theories, and the strategic decision making process.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the terminology and concepts associated with managing a small business.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the business plan and gain experience in preparing one.
- Understand the entrepreneurship process from innovation to implementation.
Program outcomes are assessed by the courses, exit interview, employer surveys, and program specific exit exams, which may include ETS Associate Business Exam. General education outcomes are assessed by a general education portfolio.
The Management program prepares graduates for employment as:
*FIRST-LINE SUPERVISORS OR *GENERAL AND OPERATIONS MANAGERS
- Team Leader
- Office Supervisor
- Service Manager
- Business Administrator
- Business Manager
- Services Manager
- Business Owner
- General Manager
- Store Manager
- Plant Manager
- Manager Trainee
- Department Manager
- Account Executive
- Project Manager
- Business Owner
- First-Line Supervisor
- Property Manager
- Office Manager