Business Programs

General description of Business Degrees and expectations.

 

Students in the Small Business Administration Program prepare for ownership, management, or operation of a small business, or the start-up of a business. The purpose of the program is to develop the owner and/or manager’s ability to organize resources that maximize the potential for meeting business and personal goals. The program emphasizes planning, record keeping, marketing, financial management, and human resources management.

Student Spotlight:

Tom J. Butler Sr.

What has been your favorite class so far?

My favorite class to date has been Intro to Personal Finance.  Intro to Personal Finance came at the right time in my life and it either taught or reinforced critical lessons that stuck with me.  It’s a class everybody should take to benefit their selves. 

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Student Spotlight:

Tom J. Butler Sr.

What has been your favorite class so far?

My favorite class to date has been Intro to Personal Finance.  Intro to Personal Finance came at the right time in my life and it either taught or reinforced critical lessons that stuck with me.  It’s a class everybody should take to benefit their selves. 

Read more. 

Student Spotlight:

Tom J. Butler Sr.

What has been your favorite class so far?

My favorite class to date has been Intro to Personal Finance.  Intro to Personal Finance came at the right time in my life and it either taught or reinforced critical lessons that stuck with me.  It’s a class everybody should take to benefit their selves. 

Read more. 

One-Year Certificate

Hospitality

One-Year Certificate 

Native American Tribal Management

This specialized certificate is designed to give students a broad range of skills in the hospitality and tourism industries. Students will learn the necessary skills to successfully work in restaurants, lodging, casinos, and other hospitality related fields.

Native American Tribal Management Certificate develops the skills of people who work or plan to work in a First Nations environment. Successful tribal managers possess fundamental management skills, and understand how a Native nations legal, political, and cultural context impact an organization’s work.

Through this certificate, students learn to lead, motivate, and supervise others; to plan and execute projects and everyday operations; to manage organizational culture; the relationship between tribal governance and administration; essential tribal functions; and economic development strategies-all in the context of Native nations.

One-Year Certificate

Office Support Specialist

The program is designed to provide the student the knowledge and skills required for entry-level work as an office support specialist. The program focuses on the development of both technical and professional proficiency. It will prepare students to perform basic office procedures such as good time management, maintaining a filing system and scheduling appointments. This program will provide useful tools for positive communication with supervisors, co-workers and clients or visitors.

Associate of Applied Science

Accounting

The Accounting Program is designed to provide the student the necessary analytical, conceptual, and technical knowledge and proficiency in accounting. It will prepare the student to build a solid foundation of career-specific accounting skills, including basic accounting, cost accounting, taxation, financial statement analysis, and payroll accounting; to prepare for a wide array of professional opportunities.

Associate of Science

Small Business Administration

Students in the Small Business Administration Program prepare for ownership, management, or operation of a small business, or the start-up of a business. The purpose of the program is to develop the owner and/or manager’s ability to organize resources that maximize the potential for meeting business and personal goals. The program emphasizes planning, record keeping, marketing, financial management, and human resources management.

Bachelor of Science

Business (Pilot)

Career Outlook

Graduates of the Associate of Science in Small Business Management work in areas such as:

  • Business Entrepreneur

  • Advertising or Marketing Manager

  • Financial Manager

  • Sales Manager

  • Training and Development Manager

  • Purchasing Manager

  • Production Manager

  • Medical & Health Services Manager

  • Administrative Services Manager

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Business Degree will: 

  1. Support businesses and organizations through sound business practices and effective leadership qualities.

  2. Utilize best practices in business to engage in effective planning activities that result in measurable impacts and outcomes.

  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through the ability to set direction and work with others.

  4. Analyze and interpret information to reach conclusions and make effective business decisions.

  5. Explain the unique regional business environment with a focus on Lac Courte Oreilles, Red Cliff, Bad River, Lac du Flambeau, and St. Croix.

  6. Demonstrate expertise in Excel, QuickBooks, and business planning including unique considerations for tribal entrepreneurs and Native enterprises.

  7. Evaluate ethical obligations and responsibilities of businesses and organizations.

Disclaimer

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) is offering pilot courses leading to a bachelor degree in Business and Human Services beginning in Fall 2019. Be fully aware, these courses are not yet approved by the Higher Learning Commission. This means the courses are not eligible for federal financial aid and courses may be non-transferable to another college.

Though Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College expects these bachelor degrees to be fully accredited in the near future, there is always the possibility they may not be approved. If the Higher Learning Commission does not approve the bachelor degrees, students in these programs may be eligible to receive a certificate in leadership or health services upon successful completion of all requirements set forth by LCOOCC. Money paid by students to LCOOCC for these courses is non-refundable even if the program is not accredited.

Updated July 10, 2019

Continuing Education

Students in the Small Business Administration Program prepare for ownership, management, or operation of a small business, or the start-up of a business. The purpose of the program is to develop the owner and/or manager’s ability to organize resources that maximize the potential for meeting business and personal goals. The program emphasizes planning, record keeping, marketing, financial management, and human resources management.

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ABOUT US

Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College (LCOOCC) is a non-profit Ojibwe tribal community college.  We are an open-door institution which welcomes anyone who would like to work toward a better tomorrow.  LCOOCC does not discriminate based upon race and will not deny admission to any Native student regardless of tribal enrollment or affiliation.

ADDRESS

LCO Ojibwa Community College
13466 W. Trepania Rd.
Hayward, WI 54843

info@lco.edu

Phone: 715.634.4790
Toll-Free: 888.526.6221
Fax: 715.634.5049

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