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It’s Time to Lead… Take the First Step with Management at Sinclair

The business management programs at Sinclair allow you to acquire the knowledge and skills to help prepare you for a management level position in business, industry and/or the public sector.

Our department offers certificate and degree programs in business administration, business management, human resources, marketing, and supply chain management. There are also a variety of business elective courses that you can take to better tailor any academic program to meet your own goals.

This program might be for you if:

  • You are interested in finding out more about group communication and leadership roles.
  • You are the decision-maker in many situations—at work, home, or even school.
  • You would like to learn the techniques and processes helpful in project and people management.
  • You enjoy leading others, while fostering innovative ideas and business camaraderie.

There are numbers of business opportunities in the world today. Our academic business programs allow for you to better understand business structures and the human communication involved in leadership roles—project management and people management. We work with you to help you take that next step in your current position or in your quest to obtain professional experience and understanding.

Certificate Programs

One-year Technical Certificate

Business Management

Students gain an understanding of business procedures to prepare them for a management position or update the management skills of those currently employed in a managerial, administrative or office support role.

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Entrepreneurship

This certificate prepares existing or potential entrepreneurs in a wide variety of small business functions. In addition to traditional management courses, the following key areas are emphasized for entrepreneurs: financial plan development, marketing plan development and business plan development.

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Supply Chain Management

Students gain a basic understanding of supply chain management processes to prepare them for a new position or to update the skills of those currently employed in a supply chain management (SCM) role.

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Short-term Technical Certificate

Business Transfer Certificate

This short-term certificate is designed for the student who desires to complete Transfer Assurance Guide (TAG) courses to transfer into a four-year business program. This certificate can be used to help students from non-business backgrounds begin preparation for entrance into a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program by packaging the prerequisite business core courses into a convenient certificate offering. Additionally, students wanting to pursue a two-year business degree or needing to augment current work skills with academic credentials may find this certificate beneficial.

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Human Resource Management

This certificate provides the opportunity to develop and refine human resources skills. The curriculum covers laws and regulations related to employment, implications of decisions and their effect on business as well as employee motivation. Also addresses human resource applications in strategic human resource management, workforce planning and employment, human resource development, total compensation and rewards, employee and labor relations and risk management. Contemporary approach to human resource management using a diagnostic model of internal and external influences.

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Degree Programs

Business Management - Associate of Applied Science

This program emphasizes preparation for a wide variety of management-related positions. It is designed to provide a balance in technical business education along with general education courses while providing a considerable choice of electives and alternatives. Opportunities for managers include supervision, office managers, management trainees, assistant managers and owners within a variety of settings, including small and medium-size businesses, corporations, industries, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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Program Accreditation Information
This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Business Management/Entrepreneurship - Associate of Applied Science

This area of concentration within the Management degree program prepares existing or potential entrepreneurs in a wide variety of small business functions. In addition to general education courses and traditional management courses, the following key areas are emphasized: opportunities for entrepreneurs, financial plan development, marketing plan development and complete business plan development.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

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Program Accreditation Information
This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Business Management/Supply Chain Management - Associate of Applied Science

The Business Management Supply Chain Management (SCM) concentration provides a broad-based study of organizational strategic plans, resources, roles, responsibilities and functions, while also focusing on management of supply chain activities. This study involves consideration and application of processes to develop coordinated supplier-to-customer systems, including: identifying needs for raw materials, supplies and components; developing specifications; computing quantity requirements; selecting sources and negotiating agreements; acquiring, transporting and storing inventory; managing and maintaining operations; and logistics management.

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Program Accreditation Information
This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Business Administration - Associate of Science

The University Parallel program is designed for the student who wants to pursue a baccalaureate degree at a four-year institution in a business discipline. The purpose of the degree program is to provide the basic core of business and general education requirements for the first two years of a four-year program. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the embedded certificate(s), please notify Registration and Student Records at studentrecords@sinclair.edu.

Interested in learning more about this degree program?

Program Accreditation Information
This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a specialized accreditation recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


Already know the program that is right for you?

Fill out an online admissions application to get started or visit the New Student Enrollment website to find out more.

Transfer Opportunities

Make the most of your education by starting at Sinclair Community College. Our quality programs and low tuition make it a great place to start even if you intend to further your education beyond an associate degree or certificate. You would be surprised at the money you could save by completing your first two years of study at Sinclair—just take a look at our low tuition and see the savings for yourself. You can also learn more by visiting Sinclair’s Transfer Web site »

Articulation & Transfer Agreements

Sinclair works directly with many four-year schools in Ohio and beyond to ensure the college credit you earn will transfer easily to those schools. By developing articulation agreements, formal agreements between colleges detailing the recognition of college credit between the schools, you will know you are meeting the requirements needed at the four-year school of your choice. Learn more about articulation and transfer »

Business Management Agreements

Sinclair Community College has worked to develop program-specific agreements to assist you in a more seamless process when transferring from a specific Sinclair degree program to a bachelor’s degree program in the same area of study.

Programs & Articulation Agreements

Business Administration, Associate of Science

Articulation agreements are in place for transfer to:

  • Central State University
  • Morehead State Univ.
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • Wright State Univ.
  • Urbana University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Xavier University

Transferring Individual Classes

In addition to transferring with a degree, college credit for many courses, including those in the business and supply chain areas, are accepted at other colleges and universities. Learn more about course equivalency »

General Agreements

While at Sinclair, if you plan to complete any associate degree program, there are agreements in place to help you easily transfer into a variety of bachelor’s degree completion programs.

Your transfer opportunities
may include:

  • Antioch University McGregor
  • Franklin University
  • Kaplan University
  • Ohio Dominican University
  • Ohio University
  • Purdue University
  • Strayer University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wright State University
  • and more…

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Ohio Transfer Module

The Associate of Arts and the Associate of Science degree programs fulfill the requirements for the Ohio Transfer Module at other public colleges and universities. Students in applied associate degree programs may complete some individual transfer module courses within their degree program or continue beyond their program to complete the entire transfer module.

Upon completion of the Ohio Transfer Module, students will be able to enter most Ohio four-year colleges and universities as a junior with your general education requirements completed. Find out more about the Ohio Transfer Module…

Please Note: Sinclair continues to work with other colleges and universities to provide more opportunities through new articulation and transfer agreements. Please consult with an academic advisor for the most up-to-date information.

Related Programs

Sinclair Community College offers a wide variety of certificate and degree programs. With so many to choose from, we are sure that you can find a program that suits your needs. If you are interested in the business management programs, you might also be interested in learning more about these programs at Sinclair: