Academics

Small Business Management

The mission of the Small Business Management Certificate program is to provide students with a background in business organization and operations, as well as management training, necessary for advancement to supervisory positions in small businesses. 

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 24

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCTG 105
or
BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTING I 
or
3
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BUS 120BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 3
CMGEN 120COMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
MGMT 113PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3
MGMT 205PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT 3
MGMT 216SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3
MKTG 112PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3

Students enrolled in this program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to plan a specific course schedule meeting Illinois Central College and personal requirements.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; ACCTG 105 or ACCTG 120; MGMT 113; MGMT 205
Spring Semester 1MGMT 216; CMGEN 120; BUS 120; MKTG 112

Program Contact Information

Business, Legal, and Information Systems Department
Technology Center
Room 205
(309)694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Business, Management and Administration

Career Pathway:
Management

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Career Pathway

Pathway programs at ICC have a map that shows the courses/degree requirements that will lead students to their desired education and employment goals.

Career Cluster: Business Management and Administration
Pathway: General Management
ICC Pathway: Business Management

Early College

If you are a high school junior or senior, you can get a head start on your future by taking college-level courses now! Visit our Dual Credit webpage for a listing of area high schools with courses available

ENGL 110 | Humanities | Lab Science

Point of Entry

High School Diploma or GED

Getting Started: Apply to ICC | Paying for College | Career Information: Management | Student Information

Certificate of Completion

Business Specialist (30 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

none

Employment Information

First-line supervisors, managers $15-20/hr

Certificate of Completion

Small Business Management(24 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

none

Industry Credentials

Small business owners, managers$15-20/hr

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Business(61 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

none

Industry Credentials

Sales managers, administrative services managers, general and operations managers$15-25/hr

OCCUPATION BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Bachelor of Applied Science in Management

CAREER CLUSTER BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Program transfer guides layout coursework to be taken at ICC and the transfer institution to complete specific programs of study or majors.

University of Illinois Springfield Business Administration

field Business Administration Management

GENERAL BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

General transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities.

For additional transfer information:
Transfer Assistance
Useful Transfer Links
Transfer Agreements