Feb 27, 2021  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 

Business Basics: CP (CTE)

Certificate of Proficiency | 18 credits minimum

Management, Marketing and Legal Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 109
General Information (801) 957- 4073
Program Information (801) 957-4470
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor Taylorsville Redwood Campus BB 226E, (801) 957-4323

Program Faculty
Professors - Don Gren, Amar Sahay
Associate Professors - Basil Chelemes
Assistant Professors - Edward Engh, Eric LeDuc

Program Description
The Certificate of Proficiency in Business Basics provides the foundation upon which students can build their skills in any business field.

Career Opportunities
Business administration is one of the most-practiced management studies. Jobs related to business management are exciting if you possess the necessary skills and expertise and the pay package is also very attractive. The career opportunities are wide in both private and public sectors. Some of the management fields that are incorporated in business management are: Financial Management, Strategic management, Marketing Management, Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management, and Operations Management. The scope and opportunities in this business are huge. But before you think about picking up a career in this field, it is highly important to attain some basic and fundamental skills, to build a strong foundation for a successful career. Some of the key skills are listed below:

  • High aptitude skills
  • Decision making
  • Good verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Efficient leadership skills
  • Time management
  • Numerical computation
  • Conceptual skills and lucid explanatory skills
  • Knowledge about spreadsheet, statistics, logistics and computer skills

For complete competence in Business Management, these courses should be complemented with other career specific, skill building courses. This Certificate of Proficiency may be used as a stackable credential for other Business AS or AAS degrees.

Estimated Cost for Students
In addition to SLCC tuition and fees http://www.slcc.edu/cashiering/tuitionfees.asp, the estimated cost of books is $300 per semester.

Estimated Time to Completion
Approximately one semester.

NOTE: This Certificate of Proficiency is not eligible for financial aid. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program. The certificate is financial aid eligible, if you plan to stack it with other certificates which will lead to a Certificate of Completion or AAS degree. Please check with the Financial Aid Office or Academic Advisor to determine if your classes are eligible.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
Demonstrate the ability to prepare financial statements using generally accepted accounting principles. 1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
Understand the diverse career opportunities in the field of business. 1 - Acquire Substantive Knowledge
Use business data and information for decision making on a level appropriate for a first-year student. 4 - Think Critically and Creatively
Create and deliver effective presentations that include visual and oral communication methods to peers. 2 - Communicate Effectively

Sample Schedule

Advising Notes:

It is highly recommended that each student meet with an academic advisor prior to starting this program. It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study and to examine each course description for details about the prerequisite classes. The program advisor may be reached at (801) 957-4323.