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.
Follow Your Path
- All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:
- Business Operations, 901023
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
- Completed application.
- High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
- 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. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
- When applying to this associate degree, students should submit the application directly to the Business Management Emphasis. First semester courses are identical for each area of emphasis within Business Management. Students will have the opportunity to select another area of emphasis prior to the second semester, where emphasis-specific courses are introduced.
- 10-102-158Business Principles
- 10-103-121Micro: Word-Intro1
- 10-103-131Micro: Excel-Intro
- 10-104-110Marketing Principles
- 10-801-136English Composition 1
- 10-801-196Oral/Interpersonal Comm
- 10-804-123Math w Business Apps
- 10-890-101College 101
- 10-101-106Accounting-for Non-Accountants
- 10-102-156Operations Management 1
- 10-105-101Career Planning
- 10-196-189Team Building/Prob Solve
- 10-196-193Human Resource Mgmt
- 10-101-184Business Finance/Budgeting
- 10-102-157Operations Management 2
- 10-105-103Career Preparation
- 10-182-111Lean Operations
- 10-182-112Lean Manufacturing
- 10-182-113Lean Logistics
- 10-809-103Think Critically & Creatively
- 10-102-150Business Law & Ethics
- 10-102-160Global Business Mgmt
- 10-102-195Business Simulation
- 10-102-199Bus Mgmt Career Experience
- 10-104-191Customer Service
- 10-809-172Intro to Diversity Studies3
- 10-809-199Psychology Of Human Relations
- 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.
- Apply concepts, methods, and processes in business operations.
- Understand the financial components of an organization.
- Apply marketing strategies.
- Apply current and emerging technologies to business situations.
- Analyze and synthesize information and make decisions that support the organization's mission and help the business to successfully adapt to a changing environment.
Study Abroad Opportunities
The International Studies staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor.
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Last updated October 23, 2017