BUSN2055 Principles of Management

This course is an introduction into the exciting world of management. Today`s managers are faced with many difficult and exciting challenges. Therefore, this lecture course covers the latest trends in management thinking that is essential to successfully guide large, small, profit and nonprofit, organizations toward their goals.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Identify the challenges facing the twenty-first century manager
Identify the elements of planning
Discuss strategic management techniques
Apply decision-making and creative problem solving strategies
Identify elements of organizing
Describe human resource management concepts
Compare various approaches to motivation
Identify group dynamics and teamwork
Analyze leadership components
Identify control and quality processes
Identify diversity issues in management
Describe ethical practices in management

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

4

lab:

0