Small Business Management Pathway
* College level pathway offered through Athens Technical College.
* Available for 11th and 12th grade students in Clarke County School District.
MGMT 1100: Business Plan Development
This course develops skills and behaviors necessary for the successful supervision of people and their job responsibilities. Instructors place emphasis on real life concepts, personal skill development, applied knowledge, and the management of human resources. Course content is intended to help managers and supervisors deal with a dramatically changing workplace being affected by technology changes, a more competitive and global marketplace, corporate restructuring, and the changing nature of work and the workforce. Topics include understanding the manager's job and work environment; building an effective organizational culture; leading, directing, and applying authority; planning, decision-making, and problem-solving; human resource management; administrative management; and organizing and controlling.
MKTG 1130: Business Regulations and Compliance
This course introduces the study of contracts and other legal issues and obligations for businesses. Topics include the creation and evolution of laws, court decision processes, legal business structures, sales contracts, commercial papers, Uniform Commercial Code, and risk-bearing devices.
MKTG 2210: Entrepreneurship
This course provides an overview of the steps needed to establish a business. Topics include planning, location analysis, financing, and entrepreneurial ethics and social responsibility.