Small Business Management – Level 3

Certificate of Completion
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Upon completion of the Small Business Management – Level 3 certificate, students will have built a foundation of management strategies and practices which will enable them to prosper in an ever-changing small business environment. Computer skills applicable to small business will be developed. Students will have a strategic perspective across all small business functions. Students will acquire the skills and abilities necessary to build a successful business career.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs.
  • Students will define and outline the key principles of continuous quality management.
  • Students will contrast quality management theory and previous management thought.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Certificate Requirements

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Qualification for this certificate requires:
Completion of Small Business Management - Level 1 coursework
PLUS
Completion of Small Business Management - Level 2 coursework
PLUS
Completion of Small Business Management - Level 3 coursework

Required Courses: 

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Small Business Management - Level 1 Coursework
Principles of Business
Small Business Management
Principles of Marketing
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Small Business Management - Level 2 Coursework
Human Relations in Business
Business Organization and Management
Human Resource Management
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Small Business Management - Level 3 Coursework
Principles of Accounting - Financial
Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement
Microcomputer Applications

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
VOC BM20 Principles of Business 0 0
VOC BM66 Small Business Management 0 0
VOC BS36 Principles of Marketing 0 0
Level 1 1  
 Units0
Spring Term 1
VOC BM60 Human Relations in Business 0 0
VOC BM61 Business Organization and Management 0 0
VOC BM62 Human Resource Management 0 0
Level 2 2  
 Units0
Fall Term 2
VOC BA07 Principles of Accounting - Financial 0 0
VOC BM10 Principles of Continuous Quality Improvement 0 0
VOC CSB15 Microcomputer Applications 0 0
Level 3 3  
 Units0
 Total Units0
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