Principles of Management

Course Description

Examination of management theory and provide opportunities for application of these ideas in real world situations. This examination focuses on the managerial functions of Assessing, Planning, Organizing, and Controlling. Both traditional and cutting-edge approaches are introduced and applied. Specific attention is paid throughout the course to the ethical implications of managerial action and inaction.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate the global context for taking managerial actions of planning, organizing and controlling.
  • Assess global situation, including opportunities and threats that will impact management of an organization.
  • Integrate management principles into management practices.
  • Assess managerial practices and choices relative to ethical principles and standards.
  • Specify how the managerial tasks of planning, organizing, and controlling can be executed in a variety of circumstances.
  • Determine the most effective action to take in specific situations.
  • Evaluate approaches to addressing issues of diversity.

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School of Business and Management

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School of Business and Management
Asya W.
Class of 2009