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(022) Associate in Applied Science
This program has been designed for persons seeking employment or advancement in middle management positions in business and industry. The program offers a student the opportunity to combine classroom instruction with on-the-job work experience. The program is designed to prepare a student for positions in human resources, sales, advertising, merchandising and production.
Work and Employment
Managers are needed in every business to plan, control and direct major functions toward organizational goals. The many job titles used for managers demonstrate the variety of responsibilities and positions in which managers work.
Mid-level managers hold intermediary positions between supervisory and top management. They might be responsible for a specific region, division, or activity in sales, service, or production.
Managers usually have the following skills and aptitudes: maintain high employee morale; communicate clearly in speech and in writing; show organization, objectivity, tactfulness, fairness and responsibility; think logically; and make good decisions.
Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354; Dr. Dennis Day, Professor of Accounting, 815/835-6328;
Dr. Mary Lou Kidder, Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6358;
Jose Mendez, Associate Professor of Business, 815/835-6274