Small Business Management Certificate

HEGIS: 5004

SUNY CODE: 0933

The one-year certificate program in Small Business Management provides students with the opportunity to learn new or upgrade existing management skills.

The goals of this program are to:

  • prepare students to work in or set up their own small business; and
  • prepare students with career specific skills including recognition of small business operation issues.

Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

  • compose and support a business plan; and
  • evaluate small business management theory as it relates to business applications.

Career Opportunities

The program offers practical, entry-level job skills for management positions with retail, service and manufacturing -businesses, not-for-profit organizations and governmental agencies.

Program of Study

1st Year

1st Semester

BU 111Bus Organization & Management

3

BU 114Accounting I

4

BU 251Human Resource Management

3

FS 100First Year Student Seminar

1

MA 123Financial Mathematics

3

Information Science Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:17

2nd Semester

BU 115Accounting II

3

BU 121Business Law I

3

BU 141Intro Marketing

3

BU 238Intro to Entrepreneurship

3

Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 32

A curriculum change from a one-year certificate to a two-year A.A.S. degree in Business: Small Business Management, Business: Business Administration or Business: Marketing is available. See your advisor for details.

For more information, contact the Business, Health, Science and Technology Division at (315) 866-0300 or toll free 1-888-GO-4-HCCC, ext. 8240.

This program is Internet accessible and may be completed entirely online.

For more information access HCCC Internet Academy website: www.ia.herkimer.edu