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Management (520201)

Degree: Associate in Applied Science, AAS


This program focuses on management with an emphasis on small business management. Students are taught planning, staffing organizing, leading, and monitoring skills required for a successful career in management. Many people dream of having their own business but do not know where to start. This program includes the basic skills for designing an effective business plan and the skills necessary to carry it out. This is an exciting and popular field of study. Additional key skills include: a basic understanding of the laws that affect business, essential accounting concepts, management and leadership skills, how to market products and services, and being successful in a global business environment.

In the Real World

Graduates of the Management program are equipped to either start up their own businesses or to become managers/supervisors for local businesses or national chains. Most retailers, for example, have management development programs in which its employees can learn, work and climb the corporate supervision ladder. Graduates are equipped, by the end of this program, to write a business plan which can be used in acquiring necessary financing and setting business objectives. Salaries range from $20,000 - $37,000.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do for you. What does your future look like?

Learning Goals/Objectives

To provide training in planning, staffing, organizing, directing, and controlling techniques necessary for careers in small businesses.

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