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Business Management
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Business Management

Stratford's home study Business Management course is an excellent choice for individuals looking to enhance their skills without disrupting their busy schedule.

Good business management skills can be essential component to finding success in today’s complex workplace. Stratford's course offers valuable knowledge designed to help students better understand the functions and applications of business management in a variety of environments.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of jobs in this career field is projected to increase by 8% through 2024.*
Introduction to Business Management
• Characteristics and Environment of Business Management
• Business Ownership
• Supervision, Decision Making, and Leadership
• Planning and Organizing
• Implementation and Control
• Business Ethics
• Overview of a Typical Business
• Desirable Qualities for Successful Business Management
• Time and Stress Management

Business Management and Its Application
• Basic Management Functions
• Where Business Management Is Used
• Types of Business Activities
• The Legal Structure of a Business
• The Purpose of a Business
• Starting a Business

Business Organizational Structures and Functions of Management
• Types of Organizational Structure
• A Functional Approach to Business Management
• Planning
• Organizing
• Leading/Directing
• Controlling/Monitoring
• Management Information Systems

Finance Demystified For Entrepreneurs
• Basic Business Math
• The Balance Sheet
• Financial Statement Preparation
• Using the Financial Statements
• More Financial Analysis
• Preparing Budgets
• Financing Alternatives and Business Valuation

Business Environments
• Human Environments
• Economic Environments
• Government Environments
• Global Environments
• Trade Environments
• Ethical Environments
This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the course material is presented may vary.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition
Who is a business management course helpful for?
One of the great things about Stratford’s Business Management course is that the knowledge gained could be applied in a variety of business settings. It could be particularly helpful for those wishing to get promoted to a management position, own a small business, or would like to start a business of their own.

What kinds of jobs can I get with my business management career diploma?
Stratford’s Business Management course could help you get the skills you need to:
- Manage your own business
- Start your own business
- Earn a promotion in your current job
Business Management Course

“Getting my diploma was the smartest thing I could have ever done for myself. I now feel proud of my accomplishments. I have more self confidence, and I can apply for promotions at work. Most of all, my family is proud of me for going back to school.”

Cheryl P.