Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 5153N
First Term: 2014 Spring   
Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 9
CIP Code: 52.0703

Occupational Area: Business, Management, and Administration
Instructional Council: Business/Management (03)
GPA: 2.00
SOC Code: 13-1199

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Small Business Management program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who wish to own and/or manage a small business.

Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester

Required Courses
These courses must be taken concurrently within one semester.

SBS200 Small Business Operations 2
SBS202 Small Business Bookkeeping and Tax Preparation 1
SBS203 Financing and Cash Management for a Small Business 1
SBS204 Small Business Marketing and Advertising 2
SBS214 Small Business Customer Relations 1
SBS220 Internet Marketing for Small Business 2
Credits: 9

Program Competencies
1. Evaluate the unique operational problems affecting different types of small business and generate possible solutions for these problems. (SBS200)
2. Use a business plan and budget to develop a comprehensive action plan. (SBS200, SBS202, SBS203, SBS204, SBS214, SBS220)
3. Describe the type, uses and purposes of various financial statements. (SBS202)
4. Contrast and compare bootstrap financing, equity financing and debt financing. (SBS203)
5. Describe the effective use of advertising media for small business. (SBS204)
6. Describe methods for evaluating the return on investment of an advertising campaign. (SBS204)
7. Present a product emphasizing the features and benefits which meet the buyers needs. (SBS214)
8. Apply the elements of small business management to a real or simulated business situation. (SBS200)
9. Identify tax-planning techniques to minimize taxation and protect the interests of yourself and your business. (SBS202)
10. Describe common tax problems and pitfalls affecting the small business and how to avoid them. (SBS202)
11. Create a system for retaining customers and developing customer loyalty for your business. (SBS214)
12. Describe effective staff planning, personnel cost control and discipline methods. (SBS220)
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 26, 2013

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.