MiraCosta College Business Department

Accounting, Business Administration, Real Estate

MiraCosta College Real Estate Program:

Spring 2015 (starts Jan 20) Consider these classes:

REAL  100  1612  REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES  Burke OCS M 630pm

REAL  100  1613  REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES  Sherry Online

REAL  105  1614  REAL ESTATE PRACTICE Daniels OCS TH 630pm

REAL  110  1615  REAL ESTATE LEGAL ASP Burke OCS T 630pm

REAL  130  2527  REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL Mansfield OCS W 630pm


The Apple Store is the most profitable retailer in America, generating an average of $5,600 per square foot and attracting more than 20,000 visitors a week.

In the decade since Steve Jobs and former head of retail, Ron Johnson, decided to reimagine the retail experience, the Apple Store not only reimagined and reinvented retail, it blew up the model entirely and started from scratch. In his research for The Apple Experience, Carmine discovered ten things that the Apple Store can teach any business in any industry to be more successful:
Read More http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2012/04/10-things-you-can-learn-from-the-apple-store.html#ixzz3LdML0l9J

During the holiday season, many entrepreneurs show their gratitude to business partners by sending greeting cards and giving corporate gifts. These gestures often vary in scale and cost, but one thing I have found consistent in my years of running businesses is the astonishing amount of wastefulness due to completely irrelevant or useless gifts that end up at the bottom of a wastebasket or, worse, in a white elephant gift exchange.

MORE AT…http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/240724

Your small business may not get complaints often, but failing to respond to them properly can be costly.

A Chinese restaurant in Brookline, Massachusetts, got a taste of customer dissatisfactionfrom a Harvard business professor who claimed he had been overcharged by all of $4. As Boston.com explains, what followed was an email back-and-forth between the restaurant and the patron — an exchange that went viral.

Want to make sure your small business deals properly with customer complaints? Check out these five ways:

MORE AT…http://blogs.findlaw.com/free_enterprise/2014/12/5-legal-ways-for-a-business-to-respond-to-customer-complaints.html

The following list of full-time faculty positions have been authorized by the superintendent/president to begin the recruitment process for hire.  (Accounting is one. Yeah!!)

This year, there were (10+1) growth positions, 4 replacements, and 2 delayed growth positions and so MiraCosta College will expect to have 17 new full-time faculty join for the next academic year.


EOPS Faculty Director – Replacement

CNA Program Lead Instructor – Replacement

Chemistry – Replacement

Sociology – Replacement

Counseling – Growth

English Transfer (1) – Growth

Child Development – Growth

Accounting – Growth

English Pre-Transfer – Growth

Computer Studies and Information Technology – Growth

Media Arts and Technology – Growth

Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition – Growth

Sociology/Ethnic Studies – Growth

Philosophy/Religious Studies – Growth

Mathematics – Growth

The data experts and editors at LearnHowToBecome.org recently updated their guide to accounting careers. This resource was created for students and job seekers looking for in-depth career information and guidance, and has been expanded to include more comprehensive data, such as:

–          An overview of requirements for those pursuing a career in accounting

–          Available on-campus and online accounting programs

–          Related job salary comparisons

–          Job growth outlook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

–          Additional resources for students and job seekers

Anyone can view our free accounting career guide at the following page:


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