Certificate level 1
Collin's Business Management degree provides students the ability to relate with others, the skills to work in teams, the knowledge to initiate change, and the experience to solve problems in the workplace. Topics include basic management philosophies and theories, organizational psychology, as well as, business strategy development, implementation and evaluation skills. This certificate is also excellent for people who wish to major in another field but need business and management skills. Through transfer agreements, students may earn their Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Business Management from Collin and transfer to numerous universities in Texas where Collin courses may be applied toward Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) and Bachelor of Applied Technology (BAT) degrees.
OPTION: 2-Year Plan
Principles of Management
(6 credit hours)
Problem Solving and Decision Making
(6 credit hours)
BMGT 1327 Principles of Management
Concepts, terminology, principles, theories, and issues in the field of management. 3 credit hours.
BMGT 1307 – Team Building
Principles of building and sustaining teams in organizations. Includes team dynamics, process improvement, trust and collaboration, conflict resolution, and the role of the individual in the team. 3 credit hours.
BMGT 1341 – Business Ethics
Discussion of ethical issues, the development of a moral frame of reference, and the need for an awareness of social responsibility in management practices and business activities. Includes ethical corporate responsibility. 3 credit hours.
BMGT 2303 – Problem Solving and Decision Making
Decision-making and problem-solving processes in organizations utilizing logical and creative problem solving techniques. Application of theory is provided by experiential activities using managerial decision tools. 3 credit hours.
BMGT 2309 – Leadership
Leadership and its relationship to management. Prepares the student with leadership and communication skills needed to motivate and identify leadership styles. 3 credit hours.
HRPO 2307 – Organizational Behavior
The analysis and application of organizational theory, group dynamics, motivation theory, leadership concepts, and the integration of interdisciplinary concepts from the behavioral sciences. Prerequisite: BMGT 1327. 3 credit hours.