Business and Management


Develop the skills needed to become a business leader, whether it’s in an organization or starting your own.

Our Business and Management programs will build an excellent foundation for you in both technical skills and in business operations. With specific business specialties, you’ll have what it takes​ to begin or advance your career.​​

Business (for Transfer)

If your long-term plans include transferring to an​​​other school, explore our Business (for Transfer) program. Develop a broad understanding of business with knowledge in areas such as markets, customers, finance, operations, communication, information technology, and policy and strate​gy.

Explore Business (for Transfer)​​

​​Are you interested in a career in business and management?


In our program, you will build your knowledge while learning concepts, skills and techniques that will help you:

  • Compete in a competitive business environment.
  • Be a smart consumer and investor.
  • Understand the different forms of business ownership.
  • Become an effective, knowledge-based manager.
  • Select and retain the best employees.
  • Motivate employees for maximum performance.
  • Build high-performing teams.
  • Understand the U.S. economy ​and the phases in a typical business cycle.
  • Keep basic accounting records.
  • Comprehend a business firm's financial statements.
  • Understand laws that affect business.
  • Become knowledgeable about contract law.
  • Understand how advertising affects consumer behavior.
  • Develop​ a marketing plan for a small business.

I would definitely recommend El Centro’s Paralegal program. The outlook for becoming a paralegal is very bright — there are so many options and ways to go.” Read Ellie's story.
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Ellie Pope
​Legal Secretary, Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program