Program Goals and Outcomes

Business management associate degree goals and outcomes

The online Business Management Associate Degree can prepare students to work in a variety of positions in retail, corporate offices, human resources departments, and more. The associate degree can also transfer into our online Business Management Bachelor's Degree should you choose to take your education even further.

Business Management

Associate Degree 16-24 mo As low as $59/mo
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Program Goal

To provide students with the education they need to launch their own business or join an established business in an entry-level position; to help students develop the strategies, plans, procedures, and policies that guide a business on both a day-to-day and long-term basis.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Demonstrate effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrate a high level of inquiry, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate effective quantitative skills
  • Demonstrate computer and information literacy
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the liberal arts, natural sciences, and social sciences
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and processes involved in the functional areas and the need for collaboration among the different functions
  • Discuss the management function and application to the business organization
  • Understand the steps of the accounting cycle and utilize financial document information as a management tool to plan and track the financial status of a business
  • Discuss the factors affecting marketing plans to promote the business’s products or services through an understanding of marketing principles and consumer buying habits
  • Discuss and apply ethical and legal standards to the business environment
  • Demonstrate an understanding of economic and financial markets and the business economy
  • Understand the fundamentals of human resources as it relates to the business environment

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