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Course Description

Business - 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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 217112395Business ManagementOnline3Holman C$12.009/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; BUSINESS; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 217017705Business ManagementOE/OE3Viksne E$12.0018/31/0Open 
 217112347Business ManagementOnline3Mellnick G$12.002/31/0Open 
 217112629Business Management 3Collins T$12.004/31/0OpenM W  10:00 AM-11:20 AM AS374
 217112630Business Management 3Mazur B$12.003/31/0OpenT R  01:00 PM-02:20 PM BTC370
 217112677Business Management 3Matthews J$12.0018/31/0OpenT  06:30 PM-09:22 PM AS920
 217116866Business ManagementHybrid3Matthews J$12.0025/31/0OpenR  05:30 PM-08:22 PM BTC370