Program DescriptionBaltimore City Community College’s Business Management Program is career oriented. This program prepares students who are first time managers and others for entry level-level trainee position in business, industry, government and non-profit organizations. Students are required to participate in learning activities that will provide them with the ability to demonstrate their skills in critical thinking, problem solving, visioning, team building and interpersonal relationships.These activities will promote the students self-confidence and the desire to continue their learning activities for future success. Students and the communities that they serve will benefit and prosper from their knowledge, hard work, integrity and desire to be the best. Entrepreneurship is also a career option for students completing this program.The Business Management Concentration Program is a member of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Business Management Objectives:
- Assist students in developing critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Facilitate students in building self-esteem and confidence through proven motivational techniques.
- Enhance students’ communication skills through writing and verbal presentation skills.
- Help students gain enthusiasm for learning that will help them to be successful in any endeavor.
- Focus on delivering information that will prepare students to excel in their chosen field of study and overcome life’s everyday problems.
- Identify at-risk students early and assign them to an academic advisement counselor when
- Integrate computer applications in one or two of the business management course requirements.
- Aggressively recruit new students from high schools, businesses and the community.
- Explore the need for short-term certificate programs.
- Expand courses offered on the weekends
Career Options and Occupation Outlook
Employment is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Tasks such as managing facilities and being prepared for emergencies will remain important in a wide range of industries. Students in Business Management gain knowledge of opportunities to become entrepreneurs.
The need for business managers covers all industries.
- Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
- Business Operations Specialists
- First-Line Supervisors/Managers
- General and Operations Managers
- Administrative Services Managers
- Advertising Promotions and Marketing Managers
- Compensation and Benefits Managers
- Financial Manager
- Food Service Managers
- Human Resources Managers
Business managers must be able to plan, direct, and coordinate, excellent communication skills, and critical thinking skills, problem-solving skills, basic math skills, computer skills, excellent listening skills.