Department: Business Management
Course Number: 200
This course covers a wide range of topics to assist students in the comprehension of business functions and how to establish, manage, market, maintain, and grow a massage therapy practice. Topics to be covered include: basic employment law, Virginia and federal laws regulating therapeutic massage, writing a business plan, interviewing and hiring, business structures, how to recruit patients: marketing, advertising, and promotion, taxes, maintaining accurate and up to date records, how to file insurance claims, products and pricing, workplace safety, and ethics and social responsibility.
Certificate: Asian Bodywork Therapeutic Massage