BUS 201 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
BUS 201 – Principles of Management
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:
- define and explain the functions of management and entrepreneurship;
- discuss the major theories of motivation, teamwork, business ethics and the effect of each on performance;
- analyze and relate leadership styles with leader traits, behavior and the use of power; and
- examine the importance of managing change in organizations.