Business Management

Perfect for working adults who are ready to move up.

 

Business Management - AAS

1) Must complete a minimum of 3 different MnTC goals in Liberal Arts and Sciences

2) 1100 or higher Liberal Arts and Sciences courses required unless specified

Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$11,275
Tools:N/A
Books/Supplies:$1,100
Total:$12,375
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
English/Communications requirement
Choose one 2000 level 3 credit English or Communications course.
3 cr
Humanities requirement
Choose one 2000 level 3 credit Humanities course.
3 cr
Math requirement
Choose one 3 credit Math course.
3 cr
Social Science requirement
Choose one 3 credit Social Science course.
3 cr
 
15 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose one or more Technical electives.
6 cr
ACCT2205
Principles of Accounting I
This course covers the fundamental accounting concepts and principles which are used in a business environment. These concepts are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. The course explores the role of accounting as a primary business information system. (Prerequisite: None) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
ADMS1419
Business Communications
This course provides the study and practice necessary to develop competence in using language effectively and appropriately in business communications. Emphasis is placed on providing a practical grasp of the principles of English usage and style that build the framework for effective business communication. This course develops basic writing techniques for use in composing memos, e-mail messages, and letters. (Prerequisite: ENGL0528 or a minimum score of 78 on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Test.) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
RESL1210
Introduction to Marketing
This course introduces the basic principles of marketing and how they apply to our economy today. The student will be given the opportunity to apply elements of the marketing mix and market research in case studies. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT1210
Supervision Principles I
This course covers an overview of the supervisory field. The course introduces aspects of the supervisor's job that are developed in depth on other courses throughout the program. Topics to be covered include: Basic skills required of managers, fundamentals of planning, organizing, delegating, communication skills, selecting and training new employees, appraising and compensating employees, discipline and exercising control, and controlling productivity, quality and safety. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT1212
Managing for Quality
This course covers the Total Quality Management Philosophy put forth by a variety of Quality Gurus around the world. It includes a step-by-step process to put a quality program to work in an organization, including shortcuts and how to avoid pitfalls. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT1214
Practical Problem Solving
This course will provide participant with the skills and resources to solve organizational problems and make better decisions. The opportunity will be provided to practice various problem solving techniques and tools, including the seven quality tools. Participants will learn methods for thinking about problems more creatively. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT1216
Leadership Development
This course is an introduction to the concept of leadership. In addition to mechanics and styles of leadership, the moral and ethical considerations of leadership will also be stressed. Topics to be discussed will include: managing change, vision statements, power and its use and abuse, communicating like a leader, empowering employees, setting an example, recognizing others, and celebrating successes. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT1749
Project Management
The need for business leaders and managers to manage programs and projects is evident today. Technology managers and all managers will find much higher competency in the workplace with an understanding of methods of completing projects on schedule and on budget. This course presents the specific concepts, techniques, and tools for managing projects effectively. The role of the project manager as team leader is examined, together with important techniques for controlling cost, schedules, and performance parameters. Through readings, class discussions, and interactive exercises, learners gain an understanding of both the technical and human aspects of project management. (Prerequisite: none) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT2210
Human Resource Issues for Managers
This course covers a variety of personnel issues that affect managers and supervisors in most organizations. Human Resource issues from hiring to firing, documentation, as well as potential legal ramifications will be covered. Laws regarding sexual harassment, all types of discrimination, Family Medical Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and any new legislation that could impact area managers will be researched. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT2214
Teambuilding
The purpose of this course is to educate managers, supervisors, and other interested employees about the concept of workteams. The topics covered are stages of team development, building trust within the team, consensus decision making, running effective team meetings, and symptoms of a dysfunctional team. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT2216
Coaching & Productivity Enhancement
This course covers a variety of techniques to use when coaching employees. Topics to be included are counseling, mentoring, training, correcting and how to use employee appraisal systems to improve productivity of employees. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT2218
Service Management
This course covers how businesses are increasing profitability through a process of assessment of customer needs and changing expectations. Learn critical elements of how to train others to deliver service excellence. "Internal" and "External" customers are included in all aspects of discussion of effective customer service. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
SMGT2220
Management Theories and Organizational Studies
Effective management of organizational dynamics requires an understanding of both theory and practice. Three characteristics common to all organizations are explored: behavior, structure, and processes. How these characteristics interrelate and are influenced by actions of managers is the main focus of the class. (Prerequisite: None) (3 credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
 
45 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 60



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