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Business Management

Earn a Business Management Associate Degree at Aims

Merge your passion for business with a desire to work with people by starting a rewarding career in business management. Earn an associate degree in business management at Aims and study fundamental business principles, strengthen your communication skills, and learn how to supervise others in a professional setting. 

This program will help you hone your interpersonal communication and conflict resolution skills. You'll also study various aspects of businesses, including accounting, ethics and writing a business plan. 

The Aims business management associate degree program is project-oriented, with lively discussions that foster critical thinking and collaboration. Learn from instructors with business experience who can teach you how business theories apply in the real world.

The business management associate degree program will prepare you for an entry-level position in a variety of industries. If you're interested in learning about the human element that drives modern businesses along with the nuts-and-bolts foundational elements, the business management associate degree program may be right for you.

Gain Fundamental Business and Communication Skills

Every successful business thrives due to the people who work for them. Effective leadership is a necessity to help organizations run smoothly, whether by managing interpersonal conflicts, establishing a company culture or hiring new team members. 

While earning a business management associate degree, you'll study various aspects of business while gaining valuable interpersonal skills employers are seeking, including:

  • Accounting principles
  • The business legal environment
  • Supervisory principles
  • Teambuilding
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Management principles
  • Corporate ethics and social responsibility

You'll also gain the soft skills employers need in today's workplaces, including strengthening interpersonal relationships, achieving work-life balance and conducting job interviews.

Learn Business Skills With a Business Management Certificate 

Earning a certificate is a cost-effective way to explore a specific area of interest and increase your skills. Choose from business or supervisory management, retail management, real estate, or small business management, among others. 

If you want to continue studying business management by pursuing an associate degree, you can apply the course credits from these certificate programs to either the Aims business management or marketing management degree programs.

  • Management Basics Certificate
  • Advanced Management Certificate
  • Introduction to Customer Service and Leadership Certificate
  • Customer Service and Leadership Certificate
  • Real Estate Certificate
  • Retail Management Certificate
  • Small Business Management Certificate
  • Supervisory Management Certificate

Launch Your Career in Business Management

Business Mannagement - Student Testimonial - Betzy Valdez

Watch Aims graduate Betzy Valdez talk about her time at Aims Community College and her journey through the Business program. 

Organizations need leadership at every level of operation. The Aims business management associate degree program prepares you for an entry-level position in a professional business setting in nearly any industry. 

Start an exciting career in various fields, including:

  • Hospitality
  • Government
  • Retail
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate
$69,346 Median salary w/associate Source:

Business Management Faculty and Staff

Learn from instructors who can teach both business theory and real-world practices for people management, including interpersonal communication and conflict resolution.

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    Adam Sanfeliz

    Associate Professor, Marketing & Management