The Small Business Management micro-credential, developed with local community partnership, supports entrepreneurs and small business owners with skills needed to successfully manage a small business, including skills in basic accounting; communication; business correspondence and presentations; management, leadership, and ethics; as well as business law. The micro-credential consists of four courses within the AAS in Business and Entrepreneurial Studies degree program:
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting
BUS 104 Business Communication
BUS 115 Entrepreneurship
BUS 180 Legal Environment of Business
This micro-credential, earned after student demonstration of proficiency in small business management skills, recognizes the achievement of competencies that have validity with employers and support the success of small businesses. This micro-credential is not registered with the State Education Department, but serves as institutionally recognized portable evidence of student mastery of these competencies and skills.