General business managers are found in nearly all work settings in virtually every sector of the economy. Graduates of the Business Management program are equipped with the foundational skills needed to manage the operations of a business. Graduates are competent in the business functions of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling with the core skills that are vital for success in the business world.
There are many job listings that would be appropriate for a graduate of the Business Management program. Small organizations typically require generalist skills and large organizations tend toward some specialization among their managers.
With additional education and/or work experience, a graduate may find employment opportunities as a manager of operations with increased responsibility, authority, and commensurate pay.
Requirements for Program Entry
High school transcript or equivalent.
To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more.
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Business Management associate degree in the number of semesters shown.
English Composition 1
Team Building/Prob Solve
Human Resource Mgmt
Global Business Mgmt
Bus Mgmt Career Experience
Intro to Diversity Studies
Intro to Psychology
Curriculum Note: The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C or better.
Plan the operations of a business across functional areas.
Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization.
Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals.
Control business processes.
Programs in the College of Business at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP's accreditation process follows the Baldrige model. The accreditation focuses on recognizing teaching excellence, determining student learning outcomes, and a continuous improvement model. ACBSP’s student-centered teaching and learning approach, which is measured and analyzed for quality, ensures that students gain the right skills from their educational investment. Institutions with programs accredited by ACBSP are committed to continuous improvement that ensures their business program will give students the skills employers want.
Study Abroad Opportunities
The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses.