BA 206 : Management Fundamentals I

Transcript title

Management Fundamentals I



Grading mode

Standard letter grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours


Recommended preparation

BA 101Z.

Course Description

Introduces students to the theory and vocabulary of management in a business setting. All of the major theoretical foundations for understanding individual and group behavior and leadership are reviewed in a lecture and discussion instructional format.

Course learning outcomes

1. Describe the four (4) key management functions (strategic planning, organizing, leading, and controlling) and the important role each plays in a variety of organizational settings.
2. Describe how the external environment and the internal organizational culture affects company performance.
3. Comprehend the differences between social responsibility and ethics and the impact they have relative to business practices and organizational performance.
4. Demonstrate knowledge of the essential tools of planning and decision-making.
5. Describe best practices influencing team performance, the importance of diversity and effective communication in the workplace.
6. Describe the strategic managing process and why technology and innovation are key to having a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Content outline

  • Foundational Management Concepts
  • Managerial Decision-Making
  • External and Internal Environments including Corporate Culture
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Strategic Management Analysis and Processes
  • Organizational Structures and Managing Diversity
  • Planning and Controlling
  • Leadership
  • Managing Teams and Communication
  • Managing Technology and Innovation

Required materials

Required textbook or open educational resources.

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