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Technical Program - Management (Certificate) - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

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Management (Certificate) (NDP.MGT)


The certificate in Management program prepares students for entry level positions in supervision and management. Employees can use this program to prepare for upward mobility and/or update management and supervisory skills. All courses satisfactorily completed in this certificate program will apply to the associate in applied science degree with a major in Management.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by the student's degree audit.

For more information contact:
John Carpenter

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
1 The career elective must be approved by the Coordinator of Management Training Programs.
2 N/A

First Year
First Semester
BUS 089
Covers entrepreneurship opportunities and challenges facing small business managers including how to conceptualize a feasible business concept, develop a comprehensive business plan, obtain start-up capital, execute the firms strategy, and maintain financial and inventory control.

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Small Business Management
BUS 142
Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

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Introduction to Business
BUS 290
The managerial process of planning, developing, and controlling human resources within the organization is examined. Special emphasis will be placed on the areas of recruiting, selection, training, labor relations, salary, and fringe benefit administration. Transfers as elective credit only.

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Human Resource Management *
BUS 251
Provides an overview of how managers utilize planning, organization, leadership, and control in order to ensure that a firm achieves its goals in the most efficient way possible.

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Principles of Management
BUS 200
An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Antitrust, consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied; also the international marketplace.

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Legal Environment of Business
CIS 160
Provides an opportunity for the student to work with various types of software on the PC. These learning activities include MS Windows, Word Processing, Spreadsheet Design,Database Management, Internet access, and presentation program. (Repeatable 3 Times)

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Practical Software Applications *
No description available

Career Elective 1
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Total Program Hours: 18

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