Course Summary
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14 weeks (75 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 the major functions of management and to explain how companies use management to set and accomplish goals through individuals, groups, and other types of resources. Students will have an opportunity to explore other topics including decision making, employee development, organizational structures, conflict resolution, information security, and globalization.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify ethical issues in business situations and apply ethical norms to make decisions
  • Explain the opportunities and challenges of globalization
  • Recognize organizational structures and mechanisms for coordination
  • Identify ways to motivate employees and leadership theories and styles
  • Describe how to build effective teams and resolve conflict
  • Describe effective communication strategies
  • Explain the importance of information and information security
  • Identify the roles and functions of a manager and be able to apply the six stages of decision-making to a business situation
  • Explain elements of strategic planning and strategic decision making
  • Explain and apply criteria for selection, pay, development, and appraisal of employees
  • Describe the diversity of the American workforce and recommend ways to manage the diverse workforce
  • Compare and contrast types and methods of managerial control
  • Evaluate the need for change and recommend change for a business situation

General Topics:

  • Decision-making, strategic planning, ethics and social responsibility, motivational theories, organizational structure, human resource management, change management, team building, managing a diverse workforce, operational control, communication, managing information, and globalization
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

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