Business Management
Ogeechee Technical College


Meet the Faculty

Alex Harris, M.B.A., B.B.A.
Business Management Instructor

Office: Rm 513
Health Science South Bldg

Determined and adaptable, Alex Harris has been teaching in OTC’s Business Management program since 2010 and is currently the lead instructor. Mr. Harris embraces the unique characteristics of the adult learner by providing ample opportunities for students to contribute their experiences to classroom activities and by supporting the student’s pursuit of discovering purpose behind their efforts. As a believer in serving the community, he is committed to developing servant leaders for our community and beyond.
Mr. Harris earned his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Finance and Master of Business Administration Degree from Georgia Southern University.  In addition, he is a Certified Online Instructor by LERN and holds his SHRM-CP.

Sean Hoffman, M.P.A.

Business Management Instructor

Office: Rm 518
Health Science South Bldg

Sean Hoffman began teaching part-time for Ogeechee Technical College in 2011 and became a full-time instructor in 2015. Mr. Hoffman earned his Bachelor of Political Science Degree from Augusta State University and his Master of Public Administration Degree from Troy University. He is currently completing his Doctorate of Public Policy and Public Administration at Walden University.   
Mr. Hoffman believes effective coursework must engage students by blending scholarship with practical knowledge. He also believes that classroom activities that develop competence and commitment are crucial to promoting student achievement.

Program Goals

  1. Provide current curriculum, instructional materials and equipment (in accordance with available funding) which teach knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to industry needs.

  2. Provide educational facilities which foster learning and provide safe, healthy environments available and accessible to all students who can benefit from the program.

  3. Provide academic instruction which supports effective learning within the program and which enhances professional performance on the job.

  4. Provide employability skills, which foster work attitudes and work habits that will enable graduates of the program to perform as good employees.

  5. Nurture the desire for learning so that graduates will pursue their own continuing education as a lifelong endeavor.

  6. Provide an educational atmosphere, which promotes a positive self-image and a sense of personal well being.

  7. Provide education that fosters development of good safety habits.

  8. Provide admission, educational, and placement services without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or handicapping condition.

  9. Provide information to the public regarding the program that will facilitate recruitment and enrollment of students.

  10. Promote good public relations via contacts and regular communications with business, industry, and the public sector.

  11. Promote faculty and student rapport and communications to enhance student success in the program.


Programs of Study

Business Management AAS Degree*
Business Management Diploma*
Human Resource Management Specialist Certificate*
Management and Leadership Specialist Certificate*
Medical Office Manager Technical Certificate*
Advanced Medical Office Manager Technical Certificate
Supervisor/Management Specialist Certificate

*Denotes Title IV eligible program (PELL).


Program Purpose Statement

The purpose of the Business Management programs is to prepare graduates for careers in management and supervisory fields. Students will receive a quality educational experience to prepare them for successful employment opportunities.


Program Courses

MGMT 1100 - Principles of Management
MGMT 1105 - Organizational Behavior
MGMT 1110 - Employment Rules & Regulations
MGMT 1115 - Leadership
MGMT 1120 - Introduction to Business
MGMT 1125 - Business Ethics
MGMT 1135 - Managerial Accounting and Finance
MGMT 2115 - Human Resource Management
MGMT 2120 - Labor Management Relations
MGMT 2125 - Performance Management
MGMT 2130 - Employee Training and Development
MGMT 2200 - Production/Operations Management
MGMT 2215 - Team Project