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Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Small Business Management - Level 1 (Non-Credit)

Certificate of Completion
#24035

Small business has been described as the engine of change within the economy. The Small Business Management – Level 1 Certificate exposes students to the fundamentals of managing and planning a small business. Upon completion students may qualify for an entry-level management position in a small business. Entrepreneurs may use this certificate as a means to plan and develop new business ventures.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will list and explain the foundations upon which business is built and the economic challenges facing the United States.
  • Students will develop a working knowledge of marketing terminology.
  • Students will describe business planning for small business.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Higher Education, Higher Income:
This award offers multiple levels. Completion of all levels can lead to higher pay.

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    • Chief Executives

      Chief Executives

      SOC Career Code: 11-1011.00

      Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $210.20

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
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      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $176,731.37
      Annual Job Openings
      2,743

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • General and Operations Managers

      General and Operations Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-1021.00

      Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $135.01

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $117,375.81
      Annual Job Openings
      22,426

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supply Chain Managers

      Supply Chain Managers

      SOC Career Code: 11-9199.04

      Direct or coordinate production, purchasing, warehousing, distribution, or financial forecasting services or activities to limit costs and improve accuracy, customer service, or safety. Examine existing procedures or opportunities for streamlining activities to meet product distribution needs. Direct the movement, storage, or processing of inventory.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $107.13

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $97,094.42
      Annual Job Openings
      10,660

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Fundraisers

      Fundraisers

      SOC Career Code: 13-1131.00

      Organize activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for an organization. May design and produce promotional materials. May also raise awareness of the organization's work, goals, and financial needs.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $59.57

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $64,557.04
      Annual Job Openings
      1,275

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Online Merchants

      Online Merchants

      SOC Career Code: 13-1199.06

      Conduct retail activities of businesses operating exclusively online. May perform duties such as preparing business strategies, buying merchandise, managing inventory, implementing marketing activities, fulfilling and shipping online orders, and balancing financial records.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $71.23

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $80,473.62
      Annual Job Openings
      23,908

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Search Marketing Strategists

      Search Marketing Strategists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1199.10

      Employ search marketing tactics to increase visibility and engagement with content, products, or services in Internet-enabled devices or interfaces. Examine search query behaviors on general or specialty search engines or other Internet-based content. Analyze research, data, or technology to understand user intent and measure outcomes for ongoing optimization.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $87.62

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $101,194.12
      Annual Job Openings
      7,274

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

      Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

      SOC Career Code: 43-1011.00

      Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of clerical and administrative support workers.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $47.95

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $61,715.29
      Annual Job Openings
      16,460

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

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  • Small Business Management - Level 2 (Non-Credit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24034

    The Small Business Management – Level 2 Certificate provides students with practical small business tools. It focuses on issues such as motivation, teamwork and leadership skills that lead to enhanced productivity through the development of people. Completion of this certificate will lead to new career opportunities for those currently employed in the small business arena.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will define organizational culture, socialization and mentoring.
    • Student will apply management concepts and functions.
    • Students will explain theory and practical application of Equal Employment Opportunity current employment laws.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Program Requirements

    Column 1 Column 2
    Qualification for this certificate requires:
    Completion of Small Business Management - Level 1 coursework
    PLUS
    Completion of Small Business Management - Level 2 coursework

    Required Courses 

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Small Business Management - Level 1 Coursework
    VOC BM20
    Principles of Business
    VOC BM66
    Small Business Management
    VOC BS36
    Principles of Marketing
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Small Business Management - Level 2 Coursework
    VOC BM60
    Human Relations in Business
    VOC BM61
    Business Organization and Management
    VOC BM62
    Human Resource Management
  • Small Business Management - Level 3 (Non-Credit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24235

    Upon completion of the Small Business Management – Level 3 certificate, students will have built a foundation of management strategies and practices which will enable them to prosper in an ever-changing small business environment. Computer skills applicable to small business will be developed. Students will have a strategic perspective across all small business functions. Students will acquire the skills and abilities necessary to build a successful business career.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs.
    • Students will define and outline the key principles of continuous quality management.
    • Students will contrast quality management theory and previous management thought.

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Certificate Requirements

    Column 1 Column 2
    Qualification for this certificate requires:
    Completion of Small Business Management - Level 1 coursework
    PLUS
    Completion of Small Business Management - Level 2 coursework
    PLUS
    Completion of Small Business Management - Level 3 coursework

    Required Courses: 

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Small Business Management - Level 1 Coursework
    VOC BM20
    Principles of Business
    VOC BM66
    Small Business Management
    VOC BS36
    Principles of Marketing
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Small Business Management - Level 2 Coursework
    VOC BM60
    Human Relations in Business
    VOC BM61
    Business Organization and Management
    VOC BM62
    Human Resource Management
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    Small Business Management - Level 3 Coursework
    VOC BA07
    Principles of Accounting - Financial
    VOC BM10
    Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement
    VOC CSB15
    Microcomputer Applications

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220