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The Business Management program prepares graduates to successfully meet the challenges and opportunities encountered in today’s dynamic business environment. The program encompasses a broad base of business skills for planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the functional areas of a typical business. After completion of this program, graduates have the option to go directly into business or transfer to a four- year college or university through established articulation agreements.
Graduates may find employment in various settings including: retail and service firms, government entities, manufacturing firms, small businesses, securities, investment, real estate, insurance, and banking firms.
Is This Occupation for You?
Students entering the Business Management program should:
- Enjoy working with numbers and details.
- Enjoy working with people.
- Be able to make decisions.
Helpful Academic Background
- Good math, communication, and writing abilities.
- Accounting or bookkeeping.
- Speech, english, and typing.
At the completion of this program, graduates will be able to:
- Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements, documents, and reports.
- Identify, evaluate, and manage business risks.
- Recognize the ethical and legal implications of employer and employee conduct at the workplace.
- Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages of the major forms of businesses.
- Market appropriate financial products, services, and ideas to customers.
- Apply leadership skills necessary to accomplish tasks in the workplace.
- Apply technological tools including spreadsheets, databases, and word processing.
- Propose and evaluate decisions affecting the management of a firm’s assets, liabilities, and profits.
- Associate degree, requiring a minimum of two years to complete.
- Day and evening classes.
- High school articulation courses accepted.
- Financial aid available.
- Classes start in August or January.
- Modified plan available.
- Online courses available.
Program Admission Requirements
- Complete required assessment testing.
- Complete the application form.
- Interview with counselor.
- Pay a $30 application fee (this is not refundable).
- Provide high school and any post-secondary transcripts.
- Students may re-apply to be admitted to a program for which they initially do not meet the Student Academic Achievement Plan (SAAP) criteria after they follow the additional courses and alternate program sequence prescibed for them.
Technical Skill Attainment
This TSA (Technical Skill Attainment) scoring guide will be used to document your attainment of technical program outcomes for the Business Management Degree. To meet the requirements on the scoring guide, you will be asked to draw upon the skills and concepts that have been developed throughout the program and are necessary for successful employment in your field. Results will be used to inspire continual improvement of teaching and learning in Wisconsin Technical College System. In addition, this assessment will provide feedback to you about your performance.
Please contact Student Services at 800.362.3322, Ext. 2354, or email email@example.com for current fee information.
A Program Fee list is provided (please note the costs are approximate and based on the current academic year).
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