Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Spring term is the start of the program course sequence.
Award: Associate of Applied Science degree
Description: The Applied Management program provides you with the basic knowledge and skills in preparation for business/management-related positions in career and technical areas, along with knowledge and skills in accounting, marketing, management/supervision, economics and other basic areas of business and management. After graduation you are prepared to seek employment in entry-level management and supervisory positions.
Program Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to identify opportunities and growth strategies for a business.
Students will be able to recognize the elements of and appreciate the use of business plans.
Students will be able to articulate best practice processes to manage and track business performance.
Students will be able to apply SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis and other planning techniques to evaluate their markets.
Students will be able to solve common work-related staffing and conflict issues.
Students will be able to apply principles of managing personnel to hire, train and retain staff.