One of the most profound skills Sheree gained, is the ability to think creatively and independently and to be leader in her community and life as a business entrepreneur.
Become a business entrepreneur at SPC
SPC’s professors are skilled industry leaders who are determined to advance their students in the business world. They combine applied-learning techniques with academic rigor to give a well-rounded and needed perspective for solving everyday management problems.
SPC College of Business is tailored-made for tomorrow’s business leaders. From certifications, Associates of Science and Bachelors of Science, the program offers a variety of area of study specialties designed to master the skills and knowledge needed. Some of the degrees include:
St. Petersburg College business professors Dr. Rina S. Coronel, Dr. Thomas W. Philippe and Dr. Marilyn D. Schultz were published recently for collaboration on an article titled Managing the Effects of Social Media in Organizations.
Published recently in the Advanced Management Journal by the Society for Advancement of Management (SAM), the article highlighted the development of strategic policies to effectively manage the possible risk of social media.
Social Media Marketing in academics
SPC College of Business provides support to the global changing environment in business through its diverse programs in management and marketing. For example, Social Media Marketing, a popular course offered through the College of Business, addresses the changes in marketing as a result of the social web. Students get an in-depth look at the role of social media in marketing and learn to develop an effective marketing plan utilizing social media. An emphasis is placed on the importance of building an online customer community and earning customer trust.
With social media being a platform to reach consumers and employers globally, the College of Business programs include educational advancement from certifications, associate and bachelor’s degrees. Explore our College of Business offerings.
Social media risk in business management
In the article, the authors bring awareness to the risk of social media in organizations as it relates to the reputation of the employee or employer. With the global accessibility of social media, organizations are utilizing this tool to pre-screen and maintain knowledge of their employees. Some of the risks include:
Possible disciplinary action and termination of employees
St Petersburg College is making a global impact by partnering with international manufacturer Monin, the world’s largest producer of gourmet sauces, syrups and purees. This family-oriented company started 100 years ago and now manufactures more than 140 products in facilities in Malaysia, Europe and now in Tampa. Watch this video of Monin’s VP of Supply Chain Management, Johnathon Jones.
Between 2010 and 2020 jobs in logistics are estimated to grow by 26 percent according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The LINCS (Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies) program is funded with $24.5 million from the U.S. Department of Labor TAACCCT grant to support national supply chain management education and training needs. Learn more about the grant here.
SPC’s entry to mid-level certifications include:
Supply Chain Management principles
Customer Service Operations
Manufacturing and Service Operations
Supply Management and Procurement
For more information about the program attend the information session on August 25 from 6-7 pm at the St. Petersburg College Downtown Campus.