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Business Systems Management

Professional Business Systems Degree

Bachelor of Science Degree

About Business Systems Management

The Bachelor of Science degree in Business Systems Management prepares students for a career in business, whether in a corporation, startup, or to follow their own entrepreneurial ambitions.

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Program Highlights:

The goal of this Bachelor’s Degree program is to provide students with an opportunity to develop skills in critical and creative thinking, problem-solving, social responsibility, human relationships, and technological savvy. Students will interact with faculty and peers in a career-oriented business education that emphasizes personal and professional integrity. As part of the curriculum, student will have the opportunity to develop skills in:

• Management
• Marketing
• Social Media Management
• Economics
• Personal Selling and Branding
• Human Relationships
• Business Law
• New Product Development
• Technology and Marketing
• Small Business Management
• Consumer Behavior
• Business Start-up Strategies
• Economics
• Accounting

The Business Systems Management program is available Online and at all Laurus College locations:

San Luis Obispo
Santa Maria

Managerial courses emphasize human values and techniques for establishing a sense of responsibility to employers, employees, and other stakeholders while building strong relationships; marketing and social entrepreneurship courses demonstrate the role of marketing in business and provide students with adaptive skills and tools to think creatively and develop innovative business ideas and solutions; and, finance and accounting courses equip business students with the primary concepts and skills necessary to understand budgeting and funding and to evaluate the cash flow within an enterprise. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science degree in Business Systems Management, students can pursue careers in a number of fields, including business management, social media marketing, marketing, advertising, banking, personal finance, and entrepreneurship.

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Learning Goals:

Communication: Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills; communicate concisely, professionally, and accurately in various professional modes, including emails and presentations.

Critical Thinking: Demonstrate critical thinking skills by formulating problems and developing achievable solutions; create, analyze and evaluate appropriate solutions, including those for ambiguous problems; streamline information for relevancy; effectively articulate their thinking processes throughout the problem-solving process.

Management: Demonstrate an understanding of sound management skills, including the effective management of groups and processes, the ability to appraise and evaluate both people and situations, and formulate solutions to common workplace problems; demonstrate knowledge and application of common leadership skills.

Marketing: Exhibit a strong understanding of personal branding, selling, and promotional techniques and the ability to create compelling advertisements and pitches for goods and services, including product, price, place, and promotional strategy; demonstrate an understanding of the legalities of marketing and intellectual property and the effective use of technology for marketing purposes, and to generate presence, connectivity, and relationships.

Financial Knowledge: Demonstrate mathematical and problem-solving skills in relation to financial management, including economics, personal finance, math, statistics, and accounting; use financial tools to collect and analyze data and to keep track of monetary trends.

Business Tools: Effectively use a variety of business and accounting tools, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, QuickBooks, and available online platforms, to more efficiently and effectively run the day-to-day business operations of an enterprise or organization.

It’s as easy as 1-2-3!

Step One

Apply Online.
Start the Application Process by Completing the Online Application Form

Step Two

Set up an Appointment.
Meet with an Admissions Representative (Online appointments available)

Step 3

Enroll for the Next Term.
New Classes start on November 19!

Take the 1st step and complete the online application today by clicking here!

Career Summary:

Business Systems professionals plan, direct, or coordinate one or more administrative services of an organization, such as records and information management, human resources, accounting, marketing, facilities planning and maintenance, purchasing and event planning.

Potential Careers:

Accounting Clerk
Business Manager
Office Manager
Project Coordinator

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Account Clerk
Account Executive
Account Receivable Clerk
Account Representative
Accounting Assistant
Accounting Clerk
Accounts Payable Clerk
Accounts Receivable Clerk
Administration Assistant
Administrative Aide
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Coordinator
Administrative Secretary
Billing Clerk
Claims Clerk
Client Services Coordinator
Community Liaison
Credit Clerk
Customer Service Representative
Debt Collector
Executive Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
Executive Secretary
File Clerk
Front Desk Receptionist
Human Resources Administrative Assistant
Human Resources Assistant (HR Assistant)
Manufacturing Clerk
Market Analyst
Market Research Analyst
Marketing Assistant
Member Service Representative
Office Assistant
Office Clerk
Office Coordinator
Payroll Assistant
Payroll Clerk
Payroll Representative
Personnel Assistant
Personnel Coordinator
Police Records Clerk
Records Clerk
Social Media Sales
Social Media Strategist
Telephone Collector
Unit Assistant

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Administrative Services Managers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 11-3011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 13-1161.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-1011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-4161.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3031.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Bill and Account Collectors
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3021.02

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-3051.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 25-1194.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
File Clerks
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-4071.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Office Clerks, General
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 43-9061.00

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