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Take our Foundations of Business Course Online

Depending on your license type, the State of Maine may require you to take “non-trade related, degree type” courses. Our Foundations of Business online course is a 45-hour, non-trade-related course that meets the requirements by the State of Maine to become either a Journeyman or Master Electrician. In this course, you will gain many insights into owning your own business and how to succeed in today’s world.

Students everywhere are welcome to enroll in this course. There are no prerequisite courses necessary.

Course Description

The Foundations of business course satisfies 45 hours of the 126 hours of non-trade-related coursework you are required to complete as electives for master or journeyman electrician. You will learn the following materials:

  • Exploring the world of business and economics
  • Forms of business ownership
  • Global business
  • Ethics and social responsibilities in business
  • Understanding the management process
  • Small businesses, entrepreneurship, and franchises
  • Creating a flexible organization
  • Attracting and retaining the best employees
  • Motivating and satisfying employees and teams
  • Producing quality goods and services
  • Building customer relations
  • Social media and e-business
  • Distributing and promoting products
  • Creating and pricing products to satisfy customers
  • Mastering financial management
  • Using management and accounting information

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