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(BUSM 310) Principles of Management

Fundamentals of management emphasizing organizational leadership, human resource management, and teamwork. Topics include motivation, organizational structures, multicultural environments, decision-making, corporate responsibility, and organizational change.

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Recognize the essential role a manager plays in an organization.
  • Define management and its four basic functions: planning, organizing, leading and controlling.
  • Gain practical skills required for a management role in areas such as decision making, strategic planning, communication, organizational change, motivation, and managing teams.
  • Know critical management and leadership theories and philosophies and how to apply them.
  • Define and apply tasks of human resources including performance management, talent development, and recruiting and hiring a diverse workforce.