The mission of the Department of Business and Technology at Nashua Community College is to provide a variety of degrees and professional certificates that respond to the needs of local and regional employers, while maintaining academic integrity. Degrees, certificates, and courses are designed to provide students with the opportunity to learn skills, theories, and practices that prepare students to be successful in business endeavors. Additionally, degrees, certificates, and courses are designed to fulfill the academic requirements to allow students to transfer into a variety of bachelor degree programs.
The Associate in Science in Business Administration curriculum in Small Business Entrepreneurship offers a mix of applied and theoretical courses. The objective of the program is to provide the knowledge students will need for successful careers as owners of a small business.
This option should be considered by students who desire to learn the methods and processes of starting a small business enterprise or by those individuals who seek to manage a small company or family-owned business.
Topics of study include:
- Developing the idea
- Describing the business to potential investors
- Preparing a comprehensive Business Plan
- Marketing the idea
- Critical cash flow analysis
For students looking to pursue an education beyond the Associates degree, this program is designed to transfer to Bachelor degree programs.