Certificate of Completion in Small Business Management Level II

Small Business Management II
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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management

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.

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Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Type
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Academic Plan
Small Business Management Level II (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5978
Total Credits Required
16-18
Catalog Year
2022-2023
Effective Term
Fall 2022
Notes

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

What You’ll Learn

This pathway map 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.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include FYE101 and FYE103. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
SBS200 Small Business Operations Critical course Gateway course 2
(SBS202 and
SBS203)
or
SBS230
(Small Business Bookkeeping And Tax Preparation and Financing And Cash Management For A Small Business) or Financial and Tax Management for Small Business 2
SBS204 or
SBS220 or
MKT271
Small Business Marketing And Advertising or Internet Marketing For Small Business or Principles of Marketing 2–3
SBS213 Hiring and Managing Employees 1
SBS214 Small Business Customer Relations 1
EPS195 or
SBS216 or
MGT253
Business Start-Up and Planning or Planning for a Small Business or Owning and Operating a Small Business 2–3
RE Restricted Electives Choose a combination of courses from the restricted elective list that totals 6 credits. Any course option not used for the Small Business Management Level I certificate can be taken as a restricted elective option for Small Business Management Level II certificate. 6

Restricted Electives

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
EPS150 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
EPS195 Business Start-Up and Planning 2
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
SBS202 Small Business Bookkeeping And Tax Preparation 1
SBS203 Financing And Cash Management For A Small Business 1
SBS204 Small Business Marketing And Advertising 2
SBS216 Planning for a Small Business 2
SBS217 Starting/Managing A Home Business 1
SBS220 Internet Marketing For Small Business 2
SBS221 Social Media Marketing for Small Business 2
SBS230 Financial and Tax Management for Small Business 2

Part-time Sequence

Part-time status is 11 credit hours or less.

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Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
SBS200 Small Business Operations Critical course Gateway course 2
SBS214 Small Business Customer Relations 1
EPS195 or
SBS216 or
MGT253
Business Start-Up and Planning or Planning for a Small Business or Owning and Operating a Small Business 2–3

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
(SBS202 and
SBS203)
or
SBS230
(Small Business Bookkeeping And Tax Preparation and Financing And Cash Management For A Small Business) or Financial and Tax Management for Small Business 2
SBS204 or
SBS220 or
MKT271
Small Business Marketing And Advertising or Internet Marketing For Small Business or Principles of Marketing 2–3
SBS213 Hiring and Managing Employees 1

Term 3

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 3
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
RE Restricted Electives Choose a combination of courses from the restricted elective list that totals 6 credits. Any course option not used for the Small Business Management Level I certificate can be taken as a restricted elective option for Small Business Management Level II certificate. 6

Restricted Electives

A list of additional, alternative, or supplemental courses for this pathway map
Course Number Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
EPS150 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
EPS195 Business Start-Up and Planning 2
MGT253 Owning and Operating a Small Business 3
MKT271 Principles of Marketing 3
SBS202 Small Business Bookkeeping And Tax Preparation 1
SBS203 Financing And Cash Management For A Small Business 1
SBS204 Small Business Marketing And Advertising 2
SBS216 Planning for a Small Business 2
SBS217 Starting/Managing A Home Business 1
SBS220 Internet Marketing For Small Business 2
SBS221 Social Media Marketing for Small Business 2
SBS230 Financial and Tax Management for Small Business 2

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Gateway Course = Generally the first major-specific course in a pathway.

Critical Course = A course that is highly predictive of future success in a pathway.

Disclaimer

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

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Small Business Management Level II (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=175237).

Previous Catalog Years

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. All previous catalog years for this pathway map are available at the link below.

Previous catalog years for Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Management Level II