Business Operations Certificate

Program Code: 901023

The Business Operations Certificate is designed to educate learners about designing, controlling and redesigning business operations to ensure efficient utilization of resources while meeting or exceeding customer needs. This certificate is great for individuals looking to add business expertise to an existing degree, earn additional educational experience for career advancement or jump start your college degree. This certificate is offered on a flexible schedule to include online and accelerated courses. All credits from this certificate may be applied toward the Business Management associate degree.


Certificate Completers will be able to

• Demonstrate basic knowledge of contemporary business issues.
• Explore career options in business.
• Apply concepts, methods and processes in business operations.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

• 101023, Business Management


Requirements for Certificate Entry:

• Basic math.
• Ability to use a keyboard.

Catalog No. Description
10-102-158 BUSINESS PRINCIPLES ...economics and business; global business; ethics and social responsibility; types of business ownership; entrepreneurship; role of management: operations management; human resources; marketing; managing financial resources and legal issues impacting business.
10-182-111 LEAN OPERATIONS ...develop knowledge skills, process of lean operations management/JIT, quality management, quality control, continuous improvement methodologies, statistical process control chart interpretation, material handling and production logistics.
10-182-112 LEAN MANUFACTURING ...develop knowledge skills process of lean manufacturing/JIT environment, systems approach, productivity attainment, line balancing, kaizen, Kanban, 5S system, value stream mapping, human resource development and lean operations management. (Corequisite: 10-182-111, Lean Operations)
10-182-113 LEAN LOGISTICS ...identify and eliminate waste in your organization's supply chain and logistics function. Apply lean implementation methodology with critical success factors with real-world examples and case studies to demonstrate how to effectively implement long-term improvements and savings in a logistics environment. (Corequisite: 10-182-112, Lean Manufacturing)
10-196-136 SAFETY-WORKPLACE awareness, federal/state/local compliance, inspections, risk analysis, workplace violence, substance abuse, health hazards, first aid, CPR, fire and electrical safety, and emergency preparedness.
10-102-160 GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ...globalization, cultural environment, global trade environment, politics and law, economic integration, global trade and investment theories, exporting, global human resource management, corporate social responsibility.
10-102-195 BUSINESS SIMULATION ...a hands-on decision making experience in the management of a simulated business.
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