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Business

The two-year degree prepares students for employment in today's
ever-changing business world. Topics covered include: business basics,
principles of management, concepts of marketing, financial accounting,
e-commerce, sales, and global business needs. Additional business
skills are developed through the study of economics, business law,
communication concepts, and applications of math for business.

Within the two-year degree, concentrations are available in
entrepreneurship, marketing, management, and retail management. These
concentrations allow the student an in-depth study of a specific
aspect of business.

If the student is passionate about starting a business and interested
in entrepreneurial pursuits, three certificate options exist in
addition to the concentration for the two-year degree.
Entrepreneurial-minded students should be self-motivated and
understand the demand for the product or service they want to provide.

Instruction to lead to a rewarding and interesting career in marketing
and retail management can be pursued at Elgin Community College. The
available concentration in the two-year degree plus additional
certificates provide the student with opportunities to study the
following: marketing concepts, pricing, advertising, merchandise
planning, product planning/development, promotion, and sales
techniques.

The management concentration in the two-year degree, along with two
certificate options, allows the student to study the field of
management. The success of a business can depend on the manager's
ability to plan, organize, staff, and lead the business. To be
effective, the manager must understand the principles and concepts of
business and how the entire environment functions. Understanding the
interaction between individuals and how to correctly allocate
resources will help the manager to be more effective.

Prepare for Immediate Employment

Transfer Credits to 4 Year University

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This catalog is provided for informational purposes only. The college reserves the right to change, modify, or alter all fees, tuition, expenses, and costs of any kind and further reserves the right to add or delete without notice any course or program offering, service or information in this catalog. It is the responsibility of any student or employee to become familiar with any changes in this catalog.

 
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