Program Overview

Being an effective manager requires skillful direction of people, information, financial resources, and change. Cultivating these skills starts with Wake Technical Community College Business Administration degree, which gives students the professional training and personalized guidance to analyze business situations, develop confidence in their own decision-making, and the management expertise to excel in business. The Business Administration curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise system. Students may be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.

Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, business law, economics, management, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed through the study of computer applications, communication, team building, and decision making. Through these skills, students may have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates may be prepared for employment opportunities in government agencies, financial institutions, and large to small business or industry. Student of this business program will analyze and evaluate business systems in terms of their efficiency, productivity, profit and services and explore the challenges and opportunities facing existing companies and new ventures.

Human Resource Management is a concentration under the curriculum title of Business Administration. The curriculum is designed to meet the demands of business and service agencies. The object is the development of generalists and specialists in the administration, training, and management of human resources. Course work includes studies in management, interviewing, placement, needs assessment, planning, compensation and benefits, and training techniques. Also included are topics such as people skills, learning approaches, skills building, and development of instructional and training materials. Graduates from this program may have a sound business educational base for lifelong learning. Students should be prepared for employment opportunities in personnel, training, and other human resources development areas.

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    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Wake Technical Community College, also known as Wake Tech, is a 2-year community college and technical training institute, with campus locations through Wake County, NC. Wake Tech was founded as the Wake County Industrial Education Center in 1958. The institution received its current name in 1987. The academic and training programs at Wake Tech are built on the values of respect, responsibility, critical thinking, accountability, collaboration and communication.

    Wake Tech offers diplomas, certificates, and associate's degrees. Wake Tech offers an online learning program that provides an alternative to taking classes in the traditional classroom environment. Wake Tech’s online programs include degrees, diplomas, and certificates.


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