BUS 217

Business Management (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the skills and processes used in business management. The major focus will be on the management process which includes the following functions: planning and decision making, organizing, leading and controlling. We will explore topics including historical management perspectives, business structures and environments and organizational communication. We will also discuss the various levels at which managers operate and examine the skills necessary to accomplish the related tasks.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • BUS 101 or consent of department.
  • ENG 101 or minimum placement test score of 22 ACT, 29 SAT or 108 CPT.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Relate historical management perspectives to current practice.
  • Explore the structure and environments in which managers operate.
  • Outline the role of planning and strategy in an organization.
  • Apply various perspectives on decision making to business conditions.
  • Outline the elements involved in the evolution of an organization.
  • Explore management challenges related to human resources.
  • Relate the role of leadership to motivational techniques.
  • Illustrate the process of organizational communication.
  • Examine the components involved in the effective management of operations.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/19/2017

 217142395Business Management Online3Holman C$12.0028/31/0Open

Fall; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/28/2017

 217142347Business Management Online3Mellnick G$12.0025/31/0Open
 217142626Business Management 3Mazur B$12.0025/31/0Open
F 12:00PM-02:52PMBTC370
 217142673Business Management 3Matthews J$12.0025/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:52PMAS920
 217146866Business Management Hybrid3McCartney J$12.0030/30/0Open
R 05:30PM-08:22PMAS920

Spring; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 05/08/2017

 217122347Business Management Online3Mellnick G$12.005/31/0Open

Summer; 2017; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 07/03/2017

 217132347Business Management Online3Mellnick G$12.004/31/0Open

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