The Business Management Associate Degree Program helps students learn business operations, whether it is planning marketing strategies, organizing a merger, or managing a new project to expand a company. If you’re considering a career in business, here are a few qualities that effective business managers possess:
- Flexible: You are productive despite changes to your business.
- Organized: A business has a lot of moving pieces to keep on track.
- Honest: You must make decisions that are ethical and responsible.
- Detail oriented: It’s important to have a sharp eye and analyze a situation.
There’s a lot to running your own business. It’s something you should really take classes for. I think this will turn more profit [for my business] because I will be more qualified.
Sammi D., Business Management Bachelor's Degree student
My name is Sawyer G. I am a professional, 25-year-old, adult male. … Penn Foster not only gave me a second chance in life, it lunged me forward into the path of success that I always knew I could obtain.
Sawyer G., Undergraduate Certificate in Business Management graduate and Business Management Associate Degree student
How and when do I choose electives for Business Management?
Electives can be chosen online through the student portal or by calling 1-888-427-1000. As Penn Foster College students work at their own pace, students can choose electives at their leisure.
Do Business Management students have to attend webinars? How do the webinars work?
Yes, there are several webinars for business management students. Students register for webinars through the student portal. More information on webinars can be found on the Community.
Will my Penn Foster College credits transfer to other schools?
Penn Foster College credits have been accepted for transfer into many colleges across the country. Students should check with a specific college to see if they accept our credits, as credit transfer can vary depending on the school. Also, the American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for many Penn Foster College courses. No form of accreditation guarantees that any learning institution will accept credits from any school as transfer credits. For more information on transferring credits, click here.
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