The aviation emphasis includes courses and experiences that enhance students' opportunities for entry into corporate aviation. Students who complete the program and the appropriate number of flight hours and flight examinations will earn the following certifications: private pilot (FAA), commercial pilot (FAA), instrument rating, certified flight instructor, and instrument flight instructor.
The entrepreneurship emphasis focuses on small business development and growth. Students learn how to identify and capitalize on entrepreneurial opportunities. Careers for the emphasis include small business management, rural economic development, and small business ownership.
The management emphasis gives graduates the know-how to effectively and efficiently manage people, methods, materials, equipment, and money. The program focuses on learning the management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling; developing critical thinking and problem solving skills; mastering business related technologies; and developing effective communication and teamwork capabilities.
Kevin Cooper, MBA, a faculty member in the Management Program at the University of Minnesota Crookston, discusses the program and some of the many options students have within it.
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