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Business Management

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What is Business Management (BSAD)?

The nature of managerial jobs varies as significantly as the range of administrative services required by organizations. Managers coordinate and direct the many support services that allow organizations to operate efficiently. They perform a broad range of duties.

Specific duties for these managers vary by degree of responsibility and authority. First-line managers directly supervise a staff that performs various support services. Mid-level managers develop departmental plans, set goals and deadlines, implement procedures to improve productivity and customer service and define the responsibilities of supervisory-level managers. Some mid-level administrative services managers oversee first-line supervisors from various departments, including the clerical staff. Mid-level managers also may be involved in the hiring and dismissal of employees, but they generally have no role in the formulation of personnel policy.

Mission Statement

The Business Program at Metropolitan Community College provides quality learning opportunities in commerce and related studies that facilitate commercial development within the community, contribute to individual employability, and prepare learners for further academic pursuits in business disciplines.

Business Management Goals and Outcomes

The following program learning outcomes have been developed to address what we expect students to achieve and describe specific skills and abilities to be mastered by students completing the Business Management: Associate in Applied Science, Transfer-Associate of Arts Science programs. 

Upon successful completion of MCC’s Business Management: Associate in Applied Science, Transfer-Associate of Arts Science programs, students will be able to:

  • Identify the basic principles of accounting, economics, marketing and management.

Competency: Apply the principles of the four subject areas in business scenarios.

  • Explain the importance of SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) and its role in business decision making.

Competencies: Identify internal and external environment factors and key terms within SWOT analysis, as well as incorporate a SWOT analysis into a business plan.

  • Explain various economic principles and concepts fundamental to business.

Competencies: Apply the economic principle of supply and demand, determine opportunity cost, compute price and demand elasticity.

  • Explain a country's gross domestic product.

Competency: Compute the gross domestic product.

  • Identify the types of unemployment.

Competency: Define various categories of unemployment.

  • Identify the types of competitive markets in which businesses operate.

Competency: Compare and contrast various market structures.

  • Apply breakeven analysis formulas to effectively analyze financial information.

Competency: Use break-even to determine product pricing.

Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan and Process
MCC Business Unit's Student Learning Assessment Report Card 2016-17
Overall Assessment of Program/Department Level Outcomes 2016-17

For program enrollment, graduation and employment rates, and related information: College Navigator

Is It For You?

People interested in becoming managers at any function within business organizations should have good leadership and communication skills and be able to establish effective working relationships with many different people, ranging from other managers, supervisors and professionals, to production workers and other employees who support the efforts of the organization. They should be analytical, detail-oriented, flexible, and decisive. They must be able to coordinate several activities at once, quickly analyze and resolve specific problems, and cope with deadlines. A business management education can provide these skills and give students a fundamental understanding of the world of business.

Program Faculty
Larry Buland

Victoria Badura, B.S.B.A., M.A.c.c., Ph.D., C.P.A. Certificate & License, NE (531-622-3870)
Larry Buland, B.G.S., M.B.A., Real Estate License, NE (531-622-2668)
Carol Gottuso, B.S., M.B.A. (531-622-4690)
Robert Gronstal, B.S., M.B.A. (531-622-4086)
Richard Jaeckel, B.A., M.A. (531-622-1391)
Bill Jefferson, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D. (531-622-4525)
Tammy Madsen, B.S.B.A., M.B.A., Ed.D. (531-622-2496)
Asante' Moody, A.A.S., B.G.S., M.A. (531-622-1353)
Heather Nelson, B.S.B.A., M.B.A., M.S. (531-622-1376)
Steve Nichols, B.S., M.A., M.B.A. (531-622-1326)
Liliana Petersen, M.S., M.B.A. (531-622-4637)
Andrew Sagartz, B.S., M.B.A., J.D. (531-622 -2805)
Daniel Smith, B.S., M.S.O.M., M.A. (531-622-3017)
Idalene Richmond Williams, B.S., M.B.A., Ph.D., C.P.A. Certificate & License, NE, C.P.A. Certificate, TX (531-622-2669)

Program Descriptions
Gainful Employment Information
The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "Prepares students for Gainful Employment in a recognized occupation."  The following are Gainful Employment program(s), meaning they are certificate program(s) that are intended to lead directly to employment. We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

Financial Studies (BMFCC) - Career Certificate
General Management (BMGCC) - Career Certificate
Not-for-Profit Management (BNPSD) - Career Certificate
Customer Service Management (BCSSD) - Career Certificate
Business Management - Financial Studies (BMFCE) - Certificate of Achievement
Business Management - Financial Planning (BMPC1) - Certificate of Achievement
Business Management - Management Specialist (BMSCE) - Certificate of Achievement
Business Management - Not-for-Profit Management (BMNCE) - Certificate of Achievement

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Metropolitan Community College Business and Accounting degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.