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2021-2022 Chesapeake College Catalog 
2021-2022 Chesapeake College Catalog

Business Management Certificate (402)

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Award: Certificate

Program Mission: The Chesapeake College Business Management Certificate’s mission is to prepare students for entry-level employment and to provide for the development of new skills. Students may progress to the Business Management Degree Program after completing the certificate.

Program Description: The Business Management Certificate is designed for students entering the field of business or for employees seeking to learn new skills. Business management courses comprise the major part of the program and include both the theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for success in the field. Students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program. The majority of this program can be completed online.

Program Goals: The Business Management Certificate program will:

  • Promote technical competency, professional knowledge and ethical responsibility.
  • Prepare students for employment in the management profession or for further study in the field.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply management principles as a means to achieve business goals.

  • Analyze and utilize marketing concepts and strategies to meet marketing objectives.

  • Evaluate professional responsibilities concerning legal and ethical issues in the business environment.

  • Apply financial and accounting principles to business management.

  • Utilize technology to respond to changes in the business environment.


Gainful Employment Information

Contact Person: Ms. Gwen Buxbaum

This program has been approved for funding under the Workforce Investment Act. For more information, contact the Upper Shore Workforce Investment Board at: 410-822-1716.

Program Requirements

[Courses Appear in Recommended Sequence.]

Minimum Required Credits: 30


♦ Must be taken within the first 12 hours unless exempted by meeting established standards.


+ See course description for details.

Program Electives

Can be satisfied by any course with a BUS prefix or ACC 205+  , ECN 171   * or ECN 172+   * . Students interested in Agriculture can take AGR 213    and AGR 223  .   


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