BUS2204 – Principles of Management pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course examines the historical and philosophical foundations of management as well as current theory and practices. Managerial decisions as a planner, organizer, motivator, controller and leader of a diverse workforce in a competitive environment are identified and evaluated. It is a study of the basic principles of business management, to include the functional, scientific, behavioral and systems approaches. Current literature, concepts, models and applications may be included as well as the use of case studies.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
  1. Describe the meaning of management and the primary functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.
  2. Examine the historical and philosophical origins of management.
  3. Examine current management theories and practices.
  4. Identify factors influencing ethical behavior and discuss how ethical behavior can be encouraged by management.
  5. Identify the critical success factors that provide effective managerial performances in the following areas: leader, organizer, planner, decision maker, motivator and controller
  6. Implement adaptations to the management process in light of cultural differences in the workplace.
  7. Examine environmental factors which influence the management process including: changing demographics, managing change, and international business.
  8. Indicate analytic and decision-making skills as they relate to activities and individuals in managerial environments.
  9. Describe the role of human resource management in developing an effective work force.
  10. Describe the role of operations management in the organization's overall competitive strategy.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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