Business Management/Entrepreneur

Contact: Robin Bagent, (208) 732-6392,

Business Management and Entrepreneurship curriculum provides students with the skills necessary to own and operate their own business or to assume entry-level management positions. Students completing the one-year Intermediate Technical Certificate, learn basic management skills for the retail industry. Completion of the second year of the program earns an Associate of Applied Science degree, giving students the knowledge and skills needed to begin their own business, or to manage entry-level business operations in a variety of industries. Topics of study include basic management philosophies and theories, organizational psychology, business strategy development, the ability to work successfully in teams, and analysis-based decision-making. The ITC certificate is endorsed by the Western Association of Food Chains (WAFC). Students seeking to continue their education at the Bachelor’s level should discuss options with their advisor.

Upon successful completion of the Business Management program, a student will be able to:

  1. Discuss the major concepts in the functional areas of business (management, operations, marketing, accounting and finance).s
  2. Describe legal, social, and ethical economic considerations within a global context.
  3. Demonstrate professional communication and behavior.
  4. Apply knowledge of business concepts and management functions.

Program Application Required: Yes

Sample Career Opportunities: General and Operations Managers

*Talk to an advisor for additional career choices