Management with Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Associate Degree

Overview

This program offers courses in problem-solving, communication skills, and critical thinking. Some coursework may be applied toward a bachelor’s degree by another institution. This pathway specializes in Entrepreneurship.

Success in the business world requires knowledge of business technology and the techniques of management. To meet this need, the Management curriculum requires courses in problem-solving, human relations, and critical thinking.

Graduates will be prepared for positions in marketing, finance, accounting, fire service, human resource management, banking, and small business administration.

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. To comply with the reporting requirements of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the ACBSP, academic assessment information and key performance indicators specific to the MTC Business Programs can be found in the attached tables.

How to Enroll

To pursue this degree, you must apply to MTC using our online application.

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Application Process
Financial Aid & Scholarships

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all of the courses offered within the Business and Public Service Department for the grade to be counted toward graduation. Specifically, these include courses with the following prefixes: ACC, BAF, BUS, MGT, and MKT.

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(16 Credit Hours)
COL-101 College Orientation

College Orientation

ID: COL-101

Credit Hours: 1

This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success.

1
ENG-101 English Comp I

English Comp I

ID: ENG-101

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented.

3
BUS-101 Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

ID: BUS-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the nature of business activity in relation to the economic society, including how a business is owned, organized, managed, and controlled.

3
MAT-120 Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

ID: MAT-120

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics, including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals,and test hypothesis for large and small samples; types I and II errors; linear regression; and correlation. (Graphic calculator required)

3
CPT-170 Microcomputer Applications

Microcomputer Applications

ID: CPT-170

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces microcomputer applications software, including word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, graphs, and their integration.

3
MGT-101 Principles of Management

Principles of Management

ID: MGT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of management theories, emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, and controlling.

3
Semester 2
(15 Credit Hours)
ENG-102 English Comp II

English Comp II

ID: ENG-102

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

3
PHI-115 Contemporary Moral Issues

Contemporary Moral Issues

ID: PHI-115

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines moral issues in contemporary society, including basic principles and applications of ethics.

3
MKT-101 Marketing

Marketing

ID: MKT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers an introduction to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion, and marketing distribution.

3
BUS-121 Business Law I

Business Law I

ID: BUS-121

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of legal procedures, law and society, classifications and systems of law, the tribunals administering justice and their actions, contracts, sales, transfer of titles, rights and duties of the parties, conditions, and warranties.

3
ACC-101 Accounting Principles I

Accounting Principles I

ID: ACC-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing the financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements. Students identify sound ethical and personal values.

3
Semester 3
(16 Credit Hours)
IDS-112 Employability Skills for Careers

Employability Skills for Careers

ID: IDS-112

Credit Hours: 1

This course develops employability skills including resume writing, interviewing, presentation delivery and soft skills.

1
MGT-220 Operations Management I

Operations Management I

ID: MGT-220

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to the concepts and practices that comprise operations management, including supply chain management. This course provides an overview of operating decisions and practices in multiple industry environments including manufacturing and service oriented businesses.

3
ACC-102 Accounting Principles II

Accounting Principles II

ID: ACC-102

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes managerial accounting theory and practice in basic accounting and procedures for cost accounting, budgeting, cost-volume analysis, and financial statement analysis.

3
BUS-130 Business Communications

Business Communications

ID: BUS-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the application of communication skills to situations routinely encountered in business environments. Students will generate oral and written reports and presentation.

3
BUS-131 Entrepreneurial Leadership

Entrepreneurial Leadership

ID: BUS-131

Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to provide students with the entrepreneurial leadership perspective necessary for a business owner, economic and social contexts of entrepreneurialism, traits of historically successful entrepreneurs, and analyzes the adversity of modern-day entrepreneurs.

3
MKT-135 Customer Service Techniques

Customer Service Techniques

ID: MKT-135

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the techniques and skills required for providing customer service excellence, including illustrations to turn customer relations into high standards of customer service, satisfaction, and repeat sales.

3
Semester 4
(12 Credit Hours)
BUS-116 Business Opportunity Analysis

Business Opportunity Analysis

ID: BUS-116

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces the research process as it relates to business development. Students will examine effective research strategies, and explore major electronic and print resources that are available to research a business idea.

3
ECO-211 Microeconomics

Microeconomics

ID: ECO-211

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations, and comparative advantage and trade.

3
MKT-245 Promotional Strategies

Promotional Strategies

ID: MKT-245

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of promotion activities, focusing on coordinating an effective marketing campaign for a product or business, with promotion strategies planned and used to influence consumers, trade intermediaries, and sales forces.

3
ACC-110 Accounting for Entrepreneurs

Accounting for Entrepreneurs

ID: ACC-110

Credit Hours: 3

A study of the principles of financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxes, bookkeeping, accounting systems, and record keeping essential to starting and operating a new business enterprise.

3
Semester 5
(9 Credit Hours)
MGT-201 Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

ID: MGT-201

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of personnel administration functions within a business organization. Major areas of study include job analysis; recruitment, selection and assessment of personnel; and wage, salary and benefit administration.

3
MGT-240 Management Decision Making

Management Decision Making

ID: MGT-240

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of various structured apprlaches to managerial decision making. The student will apply knowledge acquired in previous course work.

3
MKT-120 Sales Principles

Sales Principles

ID: MKT-120

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the personal selling process with special emphasis on determining customer needs and developing effective communications and presentation skills.

3
  Total Credit Hours 68
  Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$12,104.00
Not including fees and equipment
Semester Course ID Course Title Classroom Online Hybrid Virtual Credits
Semester 1
(7 Credit Hours)
COL-101 College Orientation

College Orientation

ID: COL-101

Credit Hours: 1

This course may include selected topics such as career planning, study skills, stress management, tutoring, group guidance, and other subjects to facilitate student success.

1
ENG-101 English Comp I

English Comp I

ID: ENG-101

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: a study of composition in conjunction with appropriate literary selections, with frequent theme assignments to reinforce effective writing. A review of standard usage and the basic techniques of research are also presented.

3
BUS-101 Introduction to Business

Introduction to Business

ID: BUS-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the nature of business activity in relation to the economic society, including how a business is owned, organized, managed, and controlled.

3
Semester 2
(9 Credit Hours)
CPT-170 Microcomputer Applications

Microcomputer Applications

ID: CPT-170

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces microcomputer applications software, including word processing, data bases, spreadsheets, graphs, and their integration.

3
MGT-101 Principles of Management

Principles of Management

ID: MGT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of management theories, emphasizing the management functions of planning, decision making, organizing, leading, and controlling.

3
MAT-120 Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

ID: MAT-120

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the following topics: introductory probability and statistics, including organization of data, sample space concepts, random variables, counting problems, binomial and normal distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals,and test hypothesis for large and small samples; types I and II errors; linear regression; and correlation. (Graphic calculator required)

3
Semester 3
(9 Credit Hours)
MKT-101 Marketing

Marketing

ID: MKT-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers an introduction to the field of marketing with a detailed study of the marketing concept and the processes of product development, pricing, promotion, and marketing distribution.

3
PHI-115 Contemporary Moral Issues

Contemporary Moral Issues

ID: PHI-115

Credit Hours: 3

This course examines moral issues in contemporary society, including basic principles and applications of ethics.

3
ENG-102 English Comp II

English Comp II

ID: ENG-102

Credit Hours: 3

This is a (college transfer) course in which the following topics are presented: development of writing skills through logical organization, effective style, literary analysis and research. An introduction to literary genre is also included.

3
Semester 4
(6 Credit Hours)
BUS-121 Business Law I

Business Law I

ID: BUS-121

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of legal procedures, law and society, classifications and systems of law, the tribunals administering justice and their actions, contracts, sales, transfer of titles, rights and duties of the parties, conditions, and warranties.

3
ACC-101 Accounting Principles I

Accounting Principles I

ID: ACC-101

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing the financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements. Students identify sound ethical and personal values.

3
Semester 5
(10 Credit Hours)
IDS-112 Employability Skills for Careers

Employability Skills for Careers

ID: IDS-112

Credit Hours: 1

This course develops employability skills including resume writing, interviewing, presentation delivery and soft skills.

1
MGT-220 Operations Management I

Operations Management I

ID: MGT-220

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces students to the concepts and practices that comprise operations management, including supply chain management. This course provides an overview of operating decisions and practices in multiple industry environments including manufacturing and service oriented businesses.

3
ACC-102 Accounting Principles II

Accounting Principles II

ID: ACC-102

Credit Hours: 3

This course emphasizes managerial accounting theory and practice in basic accounting and procedures for cost accounting, budgeting, cost-volume analysis, and financial statement analysis.

3
BUS-130 Business Communications

Business Communications

ID: BUS-130

Credit Hours: 3

This course covers the application of communication skills to situations routinely encountered in business environments. Students will generate oral and written reports and presentation.

3
Semester 6
(6 Credit Hours)
BUS-131 Entrepreneurial Leadership

Entrepreneurial Leadership

ID: BUS-131

Credit Hours: 3

This course is designed to provide students with the entrepreneurial leadership perspective necessary for a business owner, economic and social contexts of entrepreneurialism, traits of historically successful entrepreneurs, and analyzes the adversity of modern-day entrepreneurs.

3
MKT-135 Customer Service Techniques

Customer Service Techniques

ID: MKT-135

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the techniques and skills required for providing customer service excellence, including illustrations to turn customer relations into high standards of customer service, satisfaction, and repeat sales.

3
Semester 7
(12 Credit Hours)
ACC-110 Accounting for Entrepreneurs

Accounting for Entrepreneurs

ID: ACC-110

Credit Hours: 3

A study of the principles of financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxes, bookkeeping, accounting systems, and record keeping essential to starting and operating a new business enterprise.

3
BUS-116 Business Opportunity Analysis

Business Opportunity Analysis

ID: BUS-116

Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces the research process as it relates to business development. Students will examine effective research strategies, and explore major electronic and print resources that are available to research a business idea.

3
MKT-245 Promotional Strategies

Promotional Strategies

ID: MKT-245

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of promotion activities, focusing on coordinating an effective marketing campaign for a product or business, with promotion strategies planned and used to influence consumers, trade intermediaries, and sales forces.

3
ECO-211 Microeconomics

Microeconomics

ID: ECO-211

Credit Hours: 3

This course includes the study of the behavior of households and firms, including supply and demand, elasticity, price/input in different market structures, pricing of resources, regulations, and comparative advantage and trade.

3
Semester 8
(9 Credit Hours)
MGT-201 Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

ID: MGT-201

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of personnel administration functions within a business organization. Major areas of study include job analysis; recruitment, selection and assessment of personnel; and wage, salary and benefit administration.

3
MGT-240 Management Decision Making

Management Decision Making

ID: MGT-240

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of various structured apprlaches to managerial decision making. The student will apply knowledge acquired in previous course work.

3
MKT-120 Sales Principles

Sales Principles

ID: MKT-120

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a study of the personal selling process with special emphasis on determining customer needs and developing effective communications and presentation skills.

3
  Total Credit Hours 68
  Estimated Cost
Financial Aid
$12,104.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Become an Entrepreneur

Start a new business in the Midlands area across a variety of industries.

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Marketing Firms
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Event Venues
  • Business Corporations
  • Tech Startups

Careers

Grow Your Own Business

Strengthen and grow already existing businesses started before enrolling in the program, such as family businesses that students are being tasked to manage in the future.

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Business Corporations
  • Small Businesses
  • Tech Startups

What’s next after I complete this program?

Start Your Own Business

Upon graduation, students will be equipped with the skills needed to start their own businesses across a variety of industries.

Strengthen and Grow Existing Business

Upon graduation, students will be able to strengthen already existing organizations started before enrolling in the program.