From the shift managers at small businesses to the CEOs of large companies, effective management is key to any organization’s success. Explore foundational management concepts such as leadership, managing teams, entrepreneurship, global business, finance, and technology and innovation. Engage in a capstone that pulls all of the concepts you’ve learned together, allowing you to see how management ideas can be applied to a business case study. Get started with learning the fundamentals of successful management.
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Students will demonstrate an understanding of management by describing characteristics of managers, comparing management theories, and explaining current workplace trends.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of leadership by analyzing leadership styles, describing leadership skills, and explaining leadership challenges.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of effective teamwork by explaining characteristics of effective team development, comparing types of team conflict, and analyzing conflict resolution techniques.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of entrepreneurial management by describing entrepreneurial activities, explaining the influence of political systems on entrepreneurship, and explaining the components of a business plan.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of the global marketplace by describing mechanisms that connect the global economic network, describing sustainability practices, and explaining laws that impact global business.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of financial management by describing types of economic indicators, explaining financial controls, and explaining the role of financial documents.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of information management by describing the role of information systems, explaining the purpose of business intelligence, and analyzing trends in information management.
Students will demonstrate an understanding of business operations by describing the strategic planning process and explaining the features of an organizational structure.
Unit 1: Introduction to Management and Organizations
Unit 2: Management and Leadership
Unit 3: Organizing Teams
Unit 4: Entrepreneurial Management
Unit 5: Managing in a Global Marketplace
Unit 6: Financial Management
Unit 7: Managing Information
Unit 8: Managing the Business – A Case Study
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