Course Summary
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12 -- 15 weeks (113 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Principles Of Management


The course objective is to introduce students to management philosophies in today's changing world. It includes globalization, ethics, diversity, customer service, and innovation from a managerial perspective.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Examine how social responsibility and ethics affect management functions
  • Analyze issues facing managers when performing management functions
  • Examine challenges related to organizational strategies and processes that managers face in today's business environment
  • Evaluate approaches to communication to best fit an organizational structure
  • Apply theories of leadership and motivation to effectively manage others
  • Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to contrast theories and techniques of managing, motivating, and leading others
  • Analyze the impact of an organization's culture, environment, and design on management
  • Assess approaches to controlling organizational performance
  • And examine operations management

General Course Topics:

  • Introduction to management
  • Managing in a business environment
  • Social responsibility and managerial ethics
  • Decision making
  • Planning and the manager's role
  • Strategic management and planning techniques
  • Organizational structure and communications
  • Human resource management
  • The psychology of management
  • Motivating and leading others
  • Controlling organizational performance
  • Operations management
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

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