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Business Management

Certificates of Recognition


Sales and Marketing
Business Management—Small Business
Business Management—Supervisory/Human Resource Skills


Advisor Office Phone
Johnson, Hella-Ilona Business 212 360.475.7383
MacKaben, Kandace OC Shelton TJL 126 360.432.5407



Sales and Marketing

This certificate provides the basics of Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and Electronic Commerce for the business professional. It is uniquely designed to accompany an individual’s previous business experience, training, and/or education.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Effectively describe key components of a non-traditional small business marketing campaign.
  2. Identify basic consumer buyer behavior and corresponding marketing strategies in maintaining customer relationships.
  3. Write a basic Marketing Plan.
  4. Identify traits, skills and responsibilities necessary for the sales professional.
  5. Describe a variety of e-business strategies and platforms to enhance information management systems.
Required Courses Credits
BMGMT 149 Entrepreneurship-Marketing for Growth 2
BMGMT 170 Client/Customer Relations 2
BMGMT 180 Marketing 5
BMGMT 181 Principles of Sales 5
BMGMT 185 E-Business Strategies 5
Total Credits Required 19



Business Management—Small Business

This program introduces the basic business skills of marketing, accounting, customer service and small business management. It is uniquely designed to accompany an individual’s previous experience and/or training in other professional fields and supports the transition to small business management or self-employment ventures.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Identify and describe key components of a small business marketing campaign.
  2. Develop and write a basic Small Business Plan.
  3. Effectively apply components of the accounting equation to basic business transactions.

Required Courses Credits
BMGMT 146 Entrepreneurship-Financial Analysis 2
BMGMT 149 Entrepreneurship-Marketing for Growth 2
BMGMT 203 Small Business Planning & Management 5

Choose one of the following two courses:
 
ACCT& 201 Prin of Accounting I 5  
BSTEC 130 Practical Accounting 5 5

Select 1-5 additional credits from the following courses:
 
BMGMT 147 H.R. Interviewing/Risk Management 2  
BMGMT 148 Deadline and Project Management 1  
BMGMT 170 Client/Customer Relations 2  
BMGMT 180 Marketing 5  
BMGMT 247 H.R. Performance Reviews 2  
BMGMT 282 Principles of Leadership/Management 5 1-5
Total Credits Required 15-19



Business Management—Supervisory/Human Resource Skills

This certificate introduces Supervisory Skills and Human Resource Management techniques basic to the regulatory environment of Human Resource Management. Win-Win Negotiation techniques, Objective Performance Review Strategies, Ethical/Professional Conduct, and Interviewing Techniques are explored. It is uniquely designed to accompany an individual’s previous experience and/or training in the workplace environment.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Washington State Human Resource regulatory environment as it relates to Human Resource Risk Management.
  2. Identify Objective Performance Criteria based on job descriptions and clear measurable expectations.
  3. Critique the Leadership/Management relationship within simple ethical guidelines for professional conduct.
Required Courses Credits
BMGMT 145 Business Ethics 2
BMGMT 147 H.R. Interviewing/Risk Management 2
BMGMT 183 Negotiations 5
BMGMT 247 H.R. Performance Reviews 2
BMGMT 282 Principles of Leadership/Management 5
OLRM 220 Human Relations in the Workplace 3
Total Credits Required 19



*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog