The Kaskaskia College Business Department will offer Small Business Management and Human Resource Management classes starting March 17.
Small Business Management is a three hour class designed to develop the skill and concepts required to start, manage, and operate a small business. Topics of study include: financing, organization, franchising, accounting procedures, marketing, and management. Numerous case studies will be utilized to illustrate problems facing today's small business person. Each student will complete a written business plan. Although there are no prerequisites, a basic knowledge of
bookkeeping or accounting would be helpful (Accounting 101). This course would benefit anyone wishing to start a business.
Human Resource Management is a three hour class that includes the study of employer/employee relations with emphasis on recruitment and selection, job placement and analysis, transfer, promotion and dismissal, grievance procedures, working conditions, wage standards, motivation, and morale. A study of the impact of the unionism including practical experience using mediation and arbitration. This course is an excellent course to help a business train and develop its workforce.
Both courses are being offered on-line with a few face-to-face meetings. For more information or to register, contact Professor Tim March at 545-3328 or the KC Admissions Office at 545-3020.