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Small Business Management Level II

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Management Level II program is designed to focus on aspects critical to a specific individual's small business. Prepares students to acquire additional skills, tools and knowledge necessary for successful start-up and operations of a business. A Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Management Level I is also available and fully embedded in this program.


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Field of Interest
Business, Entrepreneurialism, and Management
Small Business Management Level II (CER)
Total Credits Required
Effective term
Fall 2021

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.

What You'll Learn
  • Prepare a business plan and budget to develop a comprehensive action, operations, and strategic plans. (MGT253, SBS200, EPS150, EPS195, SBS216, SBS217)
  • Apply basic accounting, finance, and marketing principles in a small business environment. (MKT271, MGT253, SBS202, SBS203, SBS204, SBS220, SBS221 SBS230)
  • Create and use effective oral, written, and visual business communication skills. (MKT271, SBS200, SBS204, SBS213, SBS214, SBS220, SBS221)
  • Describe effective staff planning, personnel cost control, and discipline methods. (EPS195, MGT253, SBS200, SBS213, SBS216)
  • Apply problem-solving processes to problems in small business daily operations. (EPS195, MGT253, EPS150, SBS200, SBS213, SBS216, SBS217)
Career Opportunities
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
EPS195Business Start-Up and Planning (2) OR
SBS216Planning for a Small Business (2) OR
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business (3)2-3
SBS200Small Business Operations2
SBS202Small Business Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation (1) AND
SBS203Financing and Cash Management for a Small Business (1) OR
SBS230Financial and Tax Management for Small Business (2)2
SBS204Small Business Marketing and Advertising (2) OR
SBS220Internet Marketing for Small Business (2) OR
MKT271Principles of Marketing (3)2-3
SBS213Hiring and Managing Employees1
SBS214Small Business Customer Relations1
Course Sequence by Term
Restricted Electives
Course #Course TitleCredits
Choose 6 credits from the restricted electives below. Courses cannot be shared with Required Courses.
EPS150Introduction to Entrepreneurship3
EPS195Business Start-Up and Planning2
MGT253Owning and Operating a Small Business3
MKT271Principles of Marketing3
SBS202Small Business Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation1
SBS203Financing and Cash Management For a Small Business1
SBS204Small Business Marketing and Advertising2
SBS216Planning for a Small Business2
SBS217Starting/Managing a Home Business1
SBS220Internet Marketing for Small Business2
SBS221Social Media Marketing for Small Business2
SBS230Financial and Tax Management for Small Business2

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