Certificate of Completion in Small Business Management II (HLC/DOE FA Hold)

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Academic Plan

CCL Small Business Management II (HLC/DOE FA Hold)

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MCCCD Program Detail



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Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Management Level II program is designed to focus on aspects critical to a specific individual's small business. Prepares students to acquire additional skills, tools and knowledge necessary for successful start-up and operations of a business. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Management Level I is also available and fully embedded in this program.

What You’ll Learn

This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Prepare a business plan and budget to develop a comprehensive action, operations, and strategic plans.
  2. Apply basic accounting, finance, and marketing principles in a small business environment.
  3. Create and use effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills.
  4. Describe effective staff planning, personnel cost control, and discipline methods.
  5. Apply problem-solving processes to problems in small business daily operations.

Required Courses Credits: 10-12

EPS195Business Start-Up and Planning (2) OR
SBS216Planning for a Small Business (2) OR
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business (3)2-3
SBS200Small Business Operations2
SBS202Small Business Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation (1) AND
SBS203Financing and Cash Management for a Small Business (1) OR
SBS230Financial and Tax Management for Small Business (2)2
SBS204Small Business Marketing and Advertising (2) OR
SBS220Internet Marketing for Small Business (2) OR
MKT271Principles of Marketing (3)2-3
SBS213Hiring and Managing Employees1
SBS214Small Business Customer Relations1

Restricted Electives

Choose 6 credits from the restricted electives below. Courses cannot be shared with Required Courses.
EPS150Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
EPS195Business Start-Up and Planning2
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business3
MKT271Principles of Marketing3
SBS202Small Business Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation1
SBS203Financing and Cash Management For a Small Business1
SBS204Small Business Marketing and Advertising2
SBS215Managing Stress in Small Business1
SBS216Planning for a Small Business2
SBS217Starting/Managing a Home Business1
SBS218Establishing an Import/Export Business1
SBS220Internet Marketing for Small Business2
SBS221Social Media Marketing for Small Business2
SBS230Financial and Tax Management for Small Business2

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View MCCCD's program website for the Certificate of Completion in Small Business Management II (HLC/DOE FA Hold) (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=139039).

Major: 5978
First Term: 2020 Fall
Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 16-18
CIPS code: 52.0703
SOC codes: 13-1199.01, 13-1199.02, 13-1199.03, 13-1199.04, 13-1199.05, 13-1199.06
Initiating College: Estrella Mountain Community College
Program Availability: - CG, EM, GC, GW, MC, PC, RS, SC, SM
Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.0