This course is designed to help students understand the major functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, and controlling) and the significance of each function in relation to the existence of the company. This course describes how companies use management to set and accomplish goals through individuals, groups, and other types of resources. It also analyzes communication and ethics in the organization. Other topics include decision-making, change, employee development, organizational structures, management control, leadership, conflict resolution, information security, and globalization.
- Identify the roles and functions of a manager
- Evaluate the need for change and recommend change for a business situation
- Compare and contrast organizational structures and mechanisms for coordination
- Identify the diversity of the American workforce and recommend ways to manage the diverse workforce
- Recognize and apply ways to build effective teams and resolve conflict
- Explore types and methods of managerial control impacting output, behavior, and organizational culture
- Develop a leadership mindset