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Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Business program at RCTC, students will achieve the following core competencies:

Business Core Competencies:

  • Recognize accounting, economic, marketing and business opportunities/challenges and develop strategies to address them.
  • Apply critical thinking skills and technology to formulate viable solutions to organizational issues.
  • Identify domestic, international, cultural, political, and economic issues present in today’s work environment.
  • Translate ethical and social responsibility concepts into responsible decision-making in a business environment.
  • Identify and analyze factors that influence organizational dynamics including teamwork, leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Business Administration A.S. Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how business leaders apply economic principles that allocate resources efficiently, mazimize profits, and anticipate responses to strategic planning.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data from managerial perspective.
  • Apply marketing concepts, pricing, product development, consumer behavior, and distribution channels in designing an effective marketing plan.
  • Interpret the American legal system through case law, business law decisions, and process; describe impact on business environment.
  • Calculate and interpret business applications of statistics.

Business Management A.A.S. Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the role of managers in organizations including planning, leading, quality management and managing people.
  • Interpret the American legal system through case law, business law decisions, and processes; describe impact on business environment.
  • Summarize and apply steps in the project management process.
  • Analyze and interpret financial data from a managerial perspective.
  • Identify current business trends taht affect organizations and shape stakeholder views.

Business Management/Marketing Emphasis A.A.S. Degree Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply marketing concepts, pricing, product development, consumer behavior, and distrbution channels in designing an effective marketing plan.
  • Demonstrate an effective selling strategy, including knowledge of the customer, the product, the company, suggestive selling, and the competition.
  • Identify key e-business concepts needed to create a new business or take an existing business online.
  • Explain and create a cohesive promotonal plan.
  • Apply fundamental principles of retailing, including merchandizing, management, and consumer behavior.

 

 

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