Small Business Management Specialist
The Small Business Management Specialist certificate prepares individuals to manage and direct day-to-day functions of a variety of small businesses. Learning opportunities will introduce, develop, and reinforce students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and success in small business management. Graduates will receive a Small Business Management Specialist TCC.
- Location: Griffin Campus and Henry Center
- Major Code: SB41
- Award Level: Technical Certificate of Credit
- Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
- Minimum Length of Program: 2 Terms
- Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 19
- Submit completed application and application fee
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
- Meet assessment requirements
The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.
Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.
|First Term||MGMT 2140||Retail Management||3|
|Choose One: (Required)|
|COLL 1500||College Success and Career Exploration||3|
|COMP 1000||Introduction to Computers||3|
|Second Term||ACCT 1100||Financial Accounting I||4|
|MGMT 2125||Performance Management||3|
|MGMT 2150||Small Business Management||3|
|Choose one of the following|
|MGMT 1110||Employment Rules & Regulations||3|
|MGMT 2120||Labor Management Relations||3|
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