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business management


    Video: Business Management

    Program Number: 10-102-3
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
    This program is eligible for financial aid

    Program Description

    The Business Management program provides the skills and knowledge necessary to be a successful leader in today’s fast-changing work environment. The program is designed to train and educate students in supervisory and management skills in service, manufacturing and nonprofit organizations. Students develop skills in leadership, human resources, teamwork, quality, finance, marketing, operations, labor relations/business law, employee training, problem solving and safety. In addition, students develop communication skills in writing and speaking.

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $36,397

    Approximate Costs

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Program Outcomes

    • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas.
    • Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization.
    • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organization goals.
    • Control business processes.
    • Apply problem-solving concepts in a team environment.

    Career Opportunities

    • Graduates may find employment as an operations assistant or a management trainee in private businesses, public entities or nonprofit organizations.

    Admission Process

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 1
    102-110 Introduction to Business 3
    103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
    196-189 Team Building and Problem Solving 3
    801-136 English Composition 1 3
    804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
    890-101 **College 101 2
    Total 15
    Semester 2
    101-184 Principles of Accounting 3
    102-120 Principles of Management 3
    105-160 Business Law 3
    196-188 Project Management 3
    801-1xx Communication Course 3
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    Total 18
    Semester 3
    101-134 Introduction to Finance 3
    101-138 Data Management, Analysis and Reporting 3
    102-115 Business Relations 3
    102-124 Business Logistics 3
    104-102 Marketing Principles 3
    145-190 Small Business Purchasing and Inventory Control 3
    Total 18
    Semester 4
    105-140 Business Decision Making 3
    105-150 Business Practice Firm 3
     - OR - 
    105-152 Business Practicum 3
    105-158 Personal Brand 2
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
    Total 14
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 65

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.