BUS 217

Business Management

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.)

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

BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 217142395Business Management Online3Feldbauer J$30.0012/31/0Open

BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 217047732Business Management OE/OE3Simo T$30.0019/31/0Open
 217142347Business Management Online3Mellnick G$30.000/31/0Closed
 217142611Business Management 3Ringer J 11/31/0Open
M W 01:00PM-02:20PMBTC370
 217142626Business Management 3Mazur B 9/31/0Open
F 12:00PM-02:52PMBTC370
 217142673Business Management 3Ringer J 13/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:52PMAS920

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