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Business Management

Earn your associate's degree or management certificate and prepare to be a business leader.

Potential Salary$60,000

topics Business Management

Skills & InterestLeadership

CareersBusiness & Management

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Why choose Business Management?

Chemeketa's management programs can prepare you for a variety of careers as a leader in businesses small and large. 

What will you learn?

Completing your associate's degree opens up even more doors with training in strategic planning, mission fulfillment, team-building and leadership, marketing, research and interpreting financial and business reports.

  • The associate's degree in procurement and supply chain management prepares you for employment in local state or federal government agencies, or in the private sector in a variety of settings ranging from health care to manufacturing and other enterprises. 
  • The one-year procurement management certificate will prepare you to handle contract management, inventory management, materials management, production management, quality control/quality assurance, distribution, and transportation.
  • The one-year retail management certificate prepares you for careers in sales and management in the retail field of your choosing.
  • The 12-credit sustainability in management certificate integrates sustainable development and environmentalism with a business management strategy to achieve corporate social responsibility. 

What will you do?

Completing management classes will enable you to be a leader in many careers. Positions in management range from entry-level jobs such as manager trainees or assistant-manager positions all the way to top-level management, such as vice president of operations in public or private sectors with businesses or non-profit organizations.

Some careers in management may include –

  • General or Operations Manager
    • Middle level to top management responsible for overall business operations of small to large organizations in one location or large geographical areas
  • Functional Manager
    • Middle to top management in larger organizations responsible for certain units or departments within an organization (ex. managers of human resources, finance and marketing departments)
  • Sales Manager
    • Middle to top management level in small to large organizations responsible for the revenue generating operations of an organization in one location or large geographical areas
  • Procurement Management
    • Entry level to top management responsible for activities of the purchasing department of an organization (ex. procurement clerks, purchasing agents and purchasing managers)
  • MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

    This two-year program can qualify you to begin as a management trainee or other entry-level positions in a small business or large firm.

    After completing the management degree, you will be able to –

    • Explain how the strategic plan of a business interrelates with functional areas in order to fulfill the mission and purpose of an organization
    • Work as a team member and/or leader using effective communication strategies including writing, listening, speaking, negotiating, and persuading skills
    • Use technology to produce, research, and interpret financial, marketing, or business reports
    • Identify the legal, ethical, and financial consequences of decisions to business organizations

    See Course Sequences for more information.

  • Procurement & Supply Chain Management Associate of Applied Science

    This two-year program can qualify you for procurement positions in government agencies and the private sector.

    After completing the procurement management degree, you will be able to –

    • Identify systems that track and control the acquisition and movement of goods and services
    • Use communication skills with individuals and groups in procurement-based settings
    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of procurement and supply chain literacy through use of terms and concepts
    • Apply math and computer skills requisite with industry expectations
    • Apply industry standards in making ethical decisions in situations involving procurement and supply chain activities
    • Use procurement sourcing methods to locate supplies or services through market research
    • Apply project management tools and processes for on-time and on-budget completion of projects

    See Course Sequences for more information.

  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management Certificate

    The Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management certificate prepares you for self-employment, provides career opportunities in managing a small business or participating in family-owned businesses, and gives you the skills, knowledge and resources to begin your own business. The program helps develop your ability to evaluate small business ideas, understand marketing resources, apply best practices in the area of human resource management, and manage the finances of a small or new business.

    After completing the certificate, you will be able to –

    • Explain how the strategic plan of a business interrelates with functional areas In order to fulfill the mission and purpose of an organization
    • Use effective communication strategies including writing, listening, speaking, negotiating, and persuading skills
    • Use technology to produce research and interpret financial, marketing, or business reports
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of relevant small business financial topics including finding sources, capital structure, cash flow, and financial planning

    See Course Sequences for more information.

     

  • PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

    This one-year certificate emphasizes skills in public and private procurement, contract administration and project management.

    After completing the procurement management certificate, you will be able to –

    • Demonstrate a basic understanding of procurement and supply chain literacy through use of terms and concepts
    • Apply math and computer skills requisite with industry expectations
    • Apply industry standards in making ethical decisions in situations involving procurement and supply chain activities
    • Use procurement sourcing methods to locate supplies or services through market research
    • Apply project management tools and processes for on-time and on-budget completion of projects

    See Course Sequences for more information.

  • Sustainability in Management certificate

    This program incorporates sustainable development and environmentalism with business management strategy to achieve corporate social responsibility.

    After completing the certificate, you will be able to –

    • Demonstrate an understanding of sustainability through the use of terms and concepts
    • Identify how sustainability connects to society as a whole
    • Know and understand responsible management (sustainability, responsibility and ethics) through the four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling
    • Understand sustainability-related issues and the impact on different organizations

    See Course Sequences for more information.