Dec 03, 2023
BUSN 105 - Principles of Management
PREREQUISITES: Demonstrated competency through appropriate assessment or earning a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 083 - Reading Strategies for College and ENGL 093 - Introduction to College Writing , or ENGL 095 - Integrated Reading and Writing or ENGL 075 - Co-Requisite Integrated Readin .
PROGRAM: Business Administration
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 3
LECTURE HOURS MIN: 3
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Fall, 2014
Describes the functions of managers, including the management of activities and personnel. Focuses on application of guidance principles in management.
MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course the student will be expected to:
- Define management, managers, and the basic management functions.
- Evaluate classical, behavioral, quantitative, and contemporary management theories in regard to process, motivation, and expected outcomes. Distinguish between the external, task, and internal environments of organizations.
- Discuss social responsibility, the meaning of ethics in the business setting, and the social audit.
- Assess the roles of goals and goal setting in the planning process and identify barriers that may interfere with goal setting.
- Appraise the strategic planning process and the process of strategy implementation.
- Structure and support the steps in the decision-making process.
- Identify and describe the major purposes for and types of forecasting techniques.
- Discuss the nature of work specialization, departmentalization, and scheduling within the scope of management.
- Discuss how organizational activities are coordinated and describe the management of organizational conflict.
- Appraise international business practices and evaluate against cultural and political values.
COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -
- Decision making
- Technical skills
- Team building
- Not-for-profit managing
- Global economy
- Interpersonal skills
Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)