The world of business management is an exciting, fast paced and dynamic place to spend your career. The Business Management program at Gateway Technical College is a two-year associate degree program offered at the Elkhorn, Kenosha and Racine Campuses. At Gateway, Business Management students will learn how the business world functions from a marketing, financial and organizational point of view. In the fast-paced business world, keeping up requires a manager to be knowledgeable in a variety of subjects. A Business Management degree will help set graduates apart from other employees; better preparing them to advance into management roles. Gateway’s Business Management degree courses are tailored by a business advisory committee comprised of professionals in the regional job market. Therefore, classes address the most current trends in business today. Students will also benefit from Business Management instructors who are seasoned professionals -- many have more than 20 years of experience in the field.
Graduates of the Business Management program at Gateway Technical College will be prepared to enter the job market with a refined set of skills, and may be positioned to accelerate beyond entry level positions - to department and midlevel managers. Gateway prepares students for that climb by teaching organizational and leadership skills, and by providing an understanding of the business functions that will help students excel.
A variety of different career options are available and students can obtain additional education in a certain emphasis by taking elective courses in their desired field. Potential careers include facility manager, sales manager, department manager, real estate agent and human resource manager. Graduates can work in a variety of industries as well. These include sales and marketing, operations, financial services, warehousing, human resources and logistics.