Feb 28, 2024  
2021-22 College Catalog 
2021-22 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Business Management Technology Information

The Business Management program is designed to assist students in gaining the necessary knowledge and competencies to succeed in an entry-level position or be promoted to a higher-level management position.  The courses will familiarize you with general management theory and practice, as well as critical knowledge in accounting, marketing, human resources, and the economic and legal aspects of the modern business world.

Students with a Business Management degree are prepared to work in a diverse number of fields including general management, human resource management, management in the retail, restaurant, and health care industries as well as managerial positions in other business operations and government services. 

Students working towards the Business Management Technology degree will also earn their Management Certificate , which could assist students who are job-seeking as they complete their education.

Department of Business Technologies


Toledo Campus



Dr. Michael Pfahl, Dean Heritage Hall 106Y (567) 661-7270    michael_pfahl@owens.edu
Libby King, Chair Heritage Hall 106M (567) 661-2142 elizabeth_king2@owens.edu



Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) through February 15, 2022.  For more information concerning accreditation standards contact the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, Kansas, 66213, phone number 913-339-9356, web address  www.acbsp.org.


Student Learning Outcomes

Student will be able to:

  • Recognize ethical, legal, and socially responsible business practices.

  • Identify, analyze, and develop possible solutions for organizational issues utilizing appropriate business and technological tools.

  • Demonstrate leadership and the ability to manage time, tasks, and interpersonal relationships.

  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills using the delivery methods appropriate to the business environment. 

Employment Opportunities

Students can find employment in areas including but not limited to:

  • 39-1021  First Line Sup/Mgrs. Of Personal Service Workers
  • 41-1011  First Line Sup/Mgrs. Of Retail Sales Workers
  • 47-1011  First Line Sup/Mgrs. Of Construction Trades/Extract Workers
  • 51-1011  First Line Sup/Mgrs. Of Production Operation Workers
  • 11-3071  Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Manager
  • 43-4161  Human Resource Assistants

This information is available at JobsOhio Network - Northwest Ohio, ohiolmi.com/proj/OhioJobOutlook.htm

Transfer Information

Students who wish to transfer to a four-year program in Business Management should consider the Business Transfer Pathway, AS (Owens Code: BUTP) .  The  associate of science degree program provides the basic curriculum needed for the first two years of a bachelor’s degree in business.  This program is transfer-oriented and is ideal for aspiring business students who intend on transferring from Owens Community College to a college or university setting.