Dec 03, 2023  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

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

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:

  1. Define management, managers, and the basic management functions.
  2. 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.
  3. Discuss social responsibility, the meaning of ethics in the business setting, and the social audit.
  4. Assess the roles of goals and goal setting in the planning process and identify barriers that may interfere with goal setting.
  5. Appraise the strategic planning process and the process of strategy implementation.
  6. Structure and support the steps in the decision-making process.
  7. Identify and describe the major purposes for and types of forecasting techniques.
  8. Discuss the nature of work specialization, departmentalization, and scheduling within the scope of management.
  9. Discuss how organizational activities are coordinated and describe the management of organizational conflict.
  10. Appraise international business practices and evaluate against cultural and political values.

COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -  

  • Planning
  • Decision making
  • Organizing
  • Leading
  • Motivating
  • Controlling
  • Ethics
  • Technical skills
  • Team building
  • Not-for-profit managing
  • Global economy
  • Interpersonal skills

Course Addendum - Syllabus (Click to expand)