Program Goals and Outcomes

Business management essentials program goals and outcomes

The online Business Management Essentials Program can help those with experience working in business build new skills or refine current ones to advance their career. Through online classes, you'll build skills on your schedule and add relevant credentials to your resume.

Business Management Essentials

Certificate 8-12 mo As low as $49/mo
800-275-4410 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

The Business Management Essentials certificate provides students with new job skills or refines existing business management knowledge to advance in a current position, improve performance in a current business, or prepare for further training.

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

  • Discuss the various functions of business including competition, economics, accounting, technology and information systems; marketing; management through the phases of starting and growing a business; management of financial and human resources; along with the ethical and social responsibilities of business
  • Discuss both the business environment and the manager's role in decision making, planning, organizing, leading, controlling, and developing an ethical perspective
  • Demonstrate understanding of basic mathematical operations including percentages, discounts, interest, present worth, sinking funds, installment buying, pricing, depreciation, investments, insurance, use of symbols and their applications, equations and formulas, and the importance of statistics
  • Demonstrate methods of organizing material for a professional setting by composing business memos, emails, outlines, reports, and proposals using the ABC method

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