Management – Small Business Manager/Entrepreneurship Certificates

Management – Small Business Manager/Entrepreneurship Certificate (MGMT.CERT.SMBUS)

This certificate is designed for men and women who plan or presently operate their own business by gaining a foundation of knowledge as well as assist in the development of a Business Plan.

Please note: All students must demonstrate a minimum math competency equivalent to MTH 095. See also, Basic Certificate.

Requirements Credits
BUS 123 How to Start Your Own Small Business 1
OAT 115 Outlook 1
BUS 133 Organization for Small Business 1
BUS 134 Marketing for Small Business 1
BUS 135 Accounting and Finance for Small Business 1
FAD 205 Emergency Care and Safety 2
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
BUS 108
 
BUS 137
Introduction to Business
OR
International Business Practice Firm
3
 
4
BUS 260 Total Quality Management 3
BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
Minimum Hours: 20
Small Business Management/Entrepreneurship Business Electives Credits
Select any of the following course areas that will assist you in developing an effective business plan based on your needs. Please check course descriptions in the Catalog or an advisor for assistance. Business electives will be defined as the following areas:
ACC Accounting
BUS Business
BLW Business Law
OAT Office Automation Technology
MIS Management Information Systems
Minimum Hours: 13
Minimum for Degree (Core and Electives): 34

Basic Certificates

South Suburban College offers a variety of basic certificates designed to provide specialized training in specific areas. The following basic certificate is now available. For further information, contact your academic advisor or counselor.

This certificate is designed for men and women planning to operate their own business who need a foundation of knowledge that will assist in the development of a Business Plan.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 Overview for College Success 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Entrepreneurship (BUS.BASIC.ENTREP) Credits
BUS 108
 
BUS 137
Introduction to Business
OR
International Business Practice Firm
4
OAT 172
 
MIS 101
Business Communication
OR
Computer Applications and Literacy
3
BUS 105 Business Mathematics 3
BUS 123 How to Start Your Own Small Business 1
BUS 133 Organization for Small Business 1
BUS 134 Marketing for Small Business 1
BUS 135 Accounting and Finance for Small Business
OR
Business Elective (Defined as any ACC, BUS, BLW, CIS/MIS, or OAT course.)
1
Total Credit Hours 13

For more information, contact Ona’ Johnson, Chairperson, Business Programs & Computer Technology Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357, Room 3441, Main Campus.