Online Career Training

Small Business Management Course


This course is awaiting regulatory approval and will be available as soon as possible. Check back soon.

Learn How to Manage a Small Business

After completing the Small Business Management course, students will be able to:

  • Describe some of the current opportunities, trends, and challenges related to small business ownership and describe the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.
Identify the different forms of legal ownership for small businesses and describe the advantages and disadvantages of each from a variety of perspectives—including ownership, taxation, and organization.
  • Describe how different types of businesses operate within the legal, regulatory, and tax environments in the United States.
  • Describe the essential components of a profitable business—including strategic and operational planning, tax and estate planning, profit planning, human resource management, physical facility management, inventory management, and management information systems—and create a sample business plan that includes all required components.
  • Explain why equity and debt financing are required, identify common sources of financing, and describe the roles that equity and debt financing play in the capital structure of a small firm.
  • Describe issues related to developing, marketing, and distributing products, including finding a niche, managing inventory, working within the product life cycle, developing effective marketing strategies, and identifying appropriate channels of distribution, including e-commerce
  • Explain how small businesses find and manage human resources, including growth planning, employee recruitment strategies, managing to performance standards, and ensuring employee safety.

How It Works

Students can enroll and get started anytime. Here is how your online Small Business Management Course will work:
how it works

Sign up and gain immediate access to your first set of online course materials

Including ebooks, lesson texts, and hours of HD video training featuring experts in the field, explaining the most important concepts in detail.

how it works

You will have access to our team of mentors to help guide you through the course

Here to answer any questions that you might have along the way, you’ll have the full support of our faculty as you train for a new career.

how it works

Proceed at your own pace with convenient access to your online course, anytime, anywhere

There are no due dates or deadlines to worry about. You have up to two years to complete your course at no additional charge.

how it works

Students will be given specialty career support at the end of your course

This includes assistance with interview preparation, resume writing, and job searches, everything you need to know to start your new career in this field.

After completing the small business management course curriculum, you will receive your certificate of completion from the New York Institute of Career Development.

Trained small business managers are in high demand. Check out the job outlook for small business management. If you’re serious about training for a new career that you can be proud of, we want to help. Call 1-800-239-9275 or enroll online today.