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Business Management Technology

The mission of the Business Management Technology program at the Ohio University Lancaster Campus is to provide a two-year program for students desiring entry-level, supervisory positions. The program is structured to enable the student to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills required for positions in a wide range of organizations and industry sectors.

Program Details

Program Description

The AAB in Business Management Technology is designed for both the currently employed individual seeking skills and credentials leading to advancement and for students planning to enter the workplace for the first time. To qualify for admission, a student must be a high school graduate or GED recipient. The Business Management Technology curriculum may be pursued on either a full-time or part-time basis with day, evening and some online classes available. Students are advised to start Fall Semester, but may enter the program at any point during the academic calendar with an academic advisor’s guidance. Full-time students should enroll in 15 or more credit hours per semester. Part-time students may pursue the degree as desired.

Career Opportunities

Students completing the degree requirements will earn an Associate of Applied Business degree with a major in Business Management Technology.

The program focuses on important supervisory skills, decision making, problem solving, software applications, and business reports and presentations. This associate’s degree offers an efficient pathway into the four-year Bachelor’s of Science in Applied Management degree program.

Associate to Bachelor Degree Options

Students may wish to continue their studies toward the Bachelor of Science in Applied Management (BSAM).

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the business management technology major, students will be able to:

  • Explain how organizations use Continuous Improvement approaches and tools to improve work systems.
  • Demonstrate software applications for business reports including charts, graphs, and tables.

  • Draft management objectives and an executable plan for use at the department level of organizations (i.e. by supervisors in marketing department, customer service department, etc.).

  • Identify a workplace problem/issue, identify 2 or more potential alternatives to resolving the problem.

  • Use information and data to evaluate and compare potential solutions/alternatives and using quantitative and qualitative rationale present one viable solution to implement.

  • Evaluate the benefits and challenges of effective hiring, evaluating, and developing human resources at the supervisor level for organizations.

  • Design Excel spreadsheets that can be used for basic data analysis used in budgeting, forecasting, and supervisory decision making/planning.

  • Design graphs and charts in Excel to be used for the 7 basic Quality Tools (Cause and Effect, Pareto Diagram, Run Chart/Control Chart, Scatter Diagram, Histogram, Flow Chart, and Check Sheet).

  • Complete written communications at the supervisory level (i.e. external letters, internal memos, e-mails, work instructions, performance reports, etc.)

  • Present supervisory level reports/information orally using presentation software.

Undergraduate Catalog

Contact Information

Brian Hoyt
D.B.A. California Coast University
512 Brasee Hall

Tentative Semester Planner Information

Subject Course Name F1 SP1 F2 SP2 F3 SP3 F4 SP4
BMT 1010 Business and its Environment X X X X X X X X
BMT 1100 Introduction to Management   X   X   X   X
BMT 1150 Foundations of Quality & Countinuous Improvement X   X   X   X  
BMT 1400 Concepts of Marketing X X X X X X X X
BMT 1500 Elements of Supervision X X X X X X X X
BMT 2000 Intro to Business Computing X X X X X X X X
BMT 2100 Managing Finance in Business X X X X X X X X
BMT 2500 Practical Personnel Procedures   X   X   X   X
BMT 2600 Business Report Writing X X X X X X X X
BMT 2750 Managerial Planning   X   X   X   X
BMT 2850 Government and Business X   X   X   X  
BMT 2880 Computer Applications for Management   X   X   X   X
MGT 2000 Introduction to Mangement X X   X   X   X
MKT 2020 Marketing Principles X   X   X   X  
Classes listed on this tentative schedule may be offered via traditional classroom, blended, or online.