Business Management (AAB and Certificate)

The Business Management Program is designed to provide the educational background to enable graduates to pursue careers in management. Employment forecasters predict that a shortage of supervisors will exist through the next decade. Business management technicians will be needed to fill these openings.

As a result of analyzing the business world, the business management courses have been developed so that the business management technician will understand all the interdependent aspects of business activities. This knowledge will make the business management technician a valuable member of the management team.

Areas of concentration in this program are leadership, human resources, finance, marketing, total quality management, accounting, and computer information.

Graduates are employed in career areas such as credit, real estate, purchasing, public relations, retailing, operations, account representatives, and banking. Numerous graduates are self-employed. The technical business training provided at Eastern Gateway Community College lends itself to employment in a wide variety of business positions.

The program director is Assistant Professor Dr. Kenneth Knox (kknox@egcc.edu) . His office number is 740.264.5591 x1670.

The graduate will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the ability to influence individuals or group performance of assigned tasks.
2. Develop oral, written, and listening skills to relate effectively with fellow employees.
3. Demonstrate ability to work in groups/teams.
4. Demonstrate basics of business short- and long-term planning and organizational skills.
5. Identify problems and use of problem-solving skills to make appropriate ethical decisions.

The certificate in Business Management is for individuals who desire knowledge of supervisory skills, or are employed in supervisory positions, or already hold a degree in a nonbusiness area. The program is designed to improve leadership, communication, and management skills. These 12 courses are also required in the associate degree program in business management technology for those who wish to continue their college education after earning the certificate.

The graduate will be able to:

1. Demonstrate the ability to influence individuals or group performance of assigned tasks.
2. Develop oral, written, and listening skills to relate effectively with fellow employees.
3. Demonstrate ability to work in groups and teams.
4. Identify problems and use of problem-solving skills to make appropriate ethical decisions.
5. Identify government regulations of business operations.

Eastern Gateway Community College's Student Success Plan/Assessment is available for view in PDF format.

This information is presented as a general program overview. Students are advised to follow the more detailed college catalog for program requirements.