Course Summary
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8 weeks
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Management


The course objective is to explore business management fundamentals, including topics such as coaching for the competitive advantage and creating one's own management style. At the end of this eight-week course, students will have the comprehensive knowledge needed to manage a team, modify employee behavior, appropriately approach and deal with change in the workplace, as well as mitigate and overcome workplace conflict through effective negotiations and communications.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe how supervisors can manage for results
  • Discuss the legal aspects of business and key legal issues that affect businesses
  • Determine how to resolve conflicts
  • And develop strategies to become an instrument of change while dealing with its issues and implications.
  • Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to identify the responsibilities of leadership
  • Examine the characteristics and traits of admired leaders
  • Explain how to manage different personality types

General Course Topics:

  • Responsibilities as a leader and manager in dealing with the people-side of an organization
  • Critical human resource issues that managers undertake when dealing with employees
  • Performance management and a variety of issues, including managing employee metrics, goal-setting, and motivation
  • Effective new skills on how to resolve conflict
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials