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BUS 201 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT

BUS 201Principles of Management

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  BUS 201 Principles of Management

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in BUS 101

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course offers an introduction to the major functions of management: planning, staffing, organizing, controlling, direction and financing.  The technical tools of management are considered in relation to their social and psychological implications in management decision making.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. define and explain the functions of management and entrepreneurship;
  2. discuss the major theories of motivation, teamwork, business ethics and the effect of each on performance;
  3. analyze and relate leadership styles with leader traits, behavior and the use of power; and
  4. examine the importance of managing  change in organizations.