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Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

Locations:  Port Charlotte, FL

Programs:
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You can prepare for a new career with help from Charter College. Our accelerated Associates Degree, and Certificate programs are designed to help you complete your education as quickly as possible. We offer year-round classes and flexible scheduling - study anytime from anywhere. We provide students not only with the technical skills necessary for success, but also job search and placement assistance so you can find new opportunities after graduation.

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Sullivan University is Kentucky's largest private college or university, offering higher education for people with higher goals. At Sullivan University, we focus on in-demand programs that lead to successful careers. Whether you're a high school student considering college for the first time, an adult returning to school or someone seeking professional development, you'll be surprised at the variety and range of alternatives Sullivan University offers. 

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Small Business Degrees and Programs

According to the Small Business Administration, nearly two-thirds of American workers are employed by small businesses. With small business comprising the backbone of the economy, there is little doubt that new opportunities will abound for entrepreneurs and small business managers.

How Small Business Training Can Help You

For those looking to work for small businesses, there are no hard and fast rules regarding training and education. Some with the entrepreneurial spirit start a business out of high school with no formal training. Although a small business can be run successfully without a small business degree, having the right training can improve your chances of success.Many universities and colleges offer associates, bachelors, and master's degree programs in small business management. This training can teach you business skills such as:
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Inventory Management
  • Employee Hiring and Oversight
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Computer Applications

The Future of Small Business Management

During the recent recession, many laid-off workers have turned into entrepreneurs. Since small businesses are diverse and each company has distinct job responsibilities for its management team, compensation packages vary. However, it is not unusual for a small business manager to be paid $80,000 or more annually. Small business management opportunities can be found throughout the nation in cities large and small, as well as in rural areas. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that service manager positions should grow by 12 percent in coming years.