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  • BUSN1000 Foundations of Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1000 This course will provide you with background and theories of supervision and management, and the key skills required to be successful supervisor, manager and entrepreneur. Learn to effectively manage in an ever increasingly diverse workforce. Ease the transition to supervisor or bring yourself up-to-date with todays supervisory/management practices. Study the role and responsibilities of supervisors including planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling. Develop new skills in communication, correcting or rewarding performance, and overall management of resources.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1000

  • BUSN1010 Leadership 3
    Description
    BUSN 1010 Learn concepts to become an effective leader in today's global business environment. Determine your leadership style and the implications of that style on work group performance. Incorporate ethics, cooperate mission, vision and culture into a powerful leadership strategy. Enhance your ability to motivate and positively influence others in an increasingly diverse workforce. Model leadership behaviors and inspire, challenge, enable and encourage those around you toward a common purpose.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1010

  • BUSN1020 Management Effectiveness 3
    Description
    BUSN 1020 Learn practical tools to manage time and stress. Develop habits to increase personal productivity and create an individual time management plan. Set priorities, delegate and reduce time wasters and stressors. Explore strategies to improve time utilization in workgroups.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1020

  • BUSN1030 Financial Management 2
    Description
    BUSN 1030 This course provides the non-financial manager/supervisor an understanding of business accounting terms, annual reports, basic accounting cycles, budgeting, cost control, income statements, cash flow analysis and other financial statements. Develop and apply skills in basic accounting principles and concepts to make sound business financial decisions. You will be introduced to financial business plans.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1030

  • BUSN1040 Organizational Behavior 3
    Description
    BUSN 1040 We will review, discuss and analyze some of the things that make an organization of any size and purpose tick. We will examine the ways that systems and values help to make up an organizations culture. We will discuss the ways individuals work inside an organization and ways they influence those around them. And we will consider in detail what this all means in the context of todays call for constant change. The focus of this course will be on application. We will work to understand theories as they can be practiced. We will work with models and tools that have practical application in our many endeavors. Ultimately, success will be judged on each participants ability to make a difference outside the classroom.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1040

  • BUSN1100 Human Resources Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1100 This course focuses on providing supervisors and managers an overview of the principles and practices of Human Resources Management functions in todays organizations of any size. Emphasis areas include Recruitment and Selection, Orientation, Compensation and Benefits, and Managing Employee Relations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1100

  • BUSN1110 Business Law and Ethics 3
    Description
    BUSN 1110 Examine workplace issues impacting supervisory responsibilities and explore the influence of ethics on individuals and organizations. You will be introduced to the American legal system. Understand civil, criminal, TORT, contract, employment and labor laws and other factors that affect business operations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1110

  • BUSN1120 Managing Performance 3
    Description
    BUSN 1120 Manage employee performance by establishing performance expectations, identifying and providing needed training and support, monitoring performance, and providing formal and informal feedback. Practice conducting employee performance evaluations. Learn methods to take corrective action. Identify sources of inadequate performance, skills and knowledge, processes and systems, motivation and personal issues-and determine appropriate resolution to each. Coach and mentor good performers to higher levels.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1120

  • BUSN1130 Risk Management 2
    Description
    BUSN 1130 This course is designed to give the supervisor or manager an overview of how to provide a safe and healthy work environment. Supervisors/managers will be able to develop, based on knowledge gained in this course, a safety plan, conduct a job safety analysis, new employee orientation, job safety training, perform workplace inspections and conduct effective accident investigations.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1130

  • BUSN1140 Training and Developing Employees 3
    Description
    BUSN 1140 Consider employee training and development needs from orientation through progressive job training to enhance organizational effectiveness. Assess learning styles of trainees, and learn effective training techniques to reach a wide range of learners. Design and deliver a work-related training session. Understand the risks and rewards of the training process. Create a positive physical, social and emotional environment that arouses learning abilities while reducing learning barriers.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1140

  • BUSN1200 Quality Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1200 Learn how to integrate TQM into planning and project management, strategic management, process improvement and how to modify an organizations behavior. Assess supervisors roles and responsibilities related to quality including identifying and meeting customer needs, applying problem solving tools and techniques for improving systems and processes and making quality decisions. Develop a quality training plan for work group members and enhancing work group commitment to continuous quality improvement.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1200

  • BUSN1210 Project Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1210 Understand the project management process and learn to utilize the appropriate tools to initiate, plan, execute, control and close projects. Learn to apply knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project activities to meet project requirements. Understand how organizational planning impacts the projects by means of project prioritization based on risk, funding, and the organizations strategic plan.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1210

  • BUSN1220 Effective Business Communication 3
    Description
    BUSN 1220 Learn and practice skills to communicate your message directly and effectively to generate the desired results, whether in a meeting, presentation or written media. Integrate multi-media to support your ideas. Assess your audience prior to communicating to maximize effectiveness. Facilitate group participation including handling disruptive behavior. Learn to apply skills in any situation to achieve win-win negotiations.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1220

  • BUSN1230 Operations Management 3
    Description
    BUSN 1230 Identify how supervisors can plan for and support excellent customer service through developing a service strategy. Examine the impact of employee training and decision making authority on customer service. Analyze models of service for internal and external customers. Learn tools and techniques for gathering feedback and handling complaints. Consider the relationship between customer service and quality.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1230

  • BUSN1240 Creativity and Problem Solving 2
    Description
    BUSN 1240 Develop the skills and knowledge to cultivate productive work teams. Learn to defuse resistance to change and foster support and involvement in developing a shared vision. Another important focus is to master conflict resolution and negotiation strategies essential for supervisors and others in leadership positions in fostering self managed work teams.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1240

  • BUSN1300 Multicultural Mentorship I 2
    Description
    BUSN 1300 This course explains what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an effective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentee, the student will learn how to develop and acquire new skills and abilities through a multicultural mentorship partnership. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities. This course is a Prerequisite for BUSN1310 Multicultural Mentorship II.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1300

  • BUSN1310 Multicultural Mentorship II 1
    Description
    BUSN 1310 This course builds on what multicultural mentoring is and how it can be used as an affective tool to develop individuals, foster teamwork, multicultural understanding and organizational effectiveness and productivity. This course places the student in the role of mentee and mentor. As a mentor, you will utilize skills learned to help their mentee succeed. A mentor/mentee agreement will develop a path to growth opportunities.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1310

  • BUSN1320 Managing Diversity 3
    Description
    BUSN 1320 Identify what it takes to become a diversity leader in your organization and community. Learn the complexities of managing in todays diverse workforce. Explore the evolution of diversity from the past, present and future perspectives. Assess personal, group and organizational viewpoints toward diversity and diversity initiatives. Examine the legal aspects related to discrimination, affirmative action, bias and stereotyping in human resource activities. Implore effective communication methods to build relationships and understanding. Utilize the differences, similarities and tensions of individuals and groups into a collaborative and competitive advantage for your organization. Eliminate barriers affecting equal access and professional growth and mobility.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1320

  • BUSN1330 Leading a Multicultural Workforce 3
    Description
    BUSN 1330 Learn how to adapt global and multicultural contexts into traditional leadership theories. Develop assimilation strategies that do not lose the many advantages that diversity offers. Examine the leadership challenges regarding ethics, social responsibility, accountability and training in a multicultural environment. Choose appropriate leadership styles to build teamwork and collaboration. Raise the awareness of the workforce at all levels to leverage the value of diversity.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1330

  • BUSN1340 International Business 3
    Description
    BUSN 1340 Understand the growing influence of globalization on all areas of business. Assess the global business environment which includes trade, outsourcing, off shoring, legal, technological, political and social and ethical perspectives. Learn the affects of cultural contexts in negotiation and management. Explore strategies for international and global business.

    Credits: 3

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1340

  • BUSN1350 Multicultural Conflict Resolution 2
    Description
    BUSN 1350 This course focuses on building multicultural conflict resolution skills needed to improve the workplace relationships by understanding the concept of cultural clashes, practicing conflict management prevention, mastering negotiating skills across cultures, building multicultural communication skills, developing mediation techniques, understanding the conflict management continuum resolving multicultural conflict, and comprehending the Alternative Dispute Resolution progression.

    Credits: 2

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1350

  • BUSN1500 Fundamentals of Business 4
    Description
    BUSN 1500 Gain an understanding of management concepts, principles, and applications for effective operations of industrial distribution firms. Topics covered are concepts of rationale of discounting, financial systems, inventory management, purchasing, vendor evaluations, profitability analysis, warehouse management and future trends.

    Credits: 4

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN1500

  • BUSN2950 Credit for Prior Learning 1
    Description
    BUSN 2950 This course will guide students in their first semester through the creation of an individualized degree plan for the Business Management AAS degree program or other participating program at the college. Students will assess their previous education, prior learning from work and life experience and develop a portfolio of prior learning which will be submitted for review. Any credit(s) awarded will be in compliance with the standards, principles, and procedures as published by the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning. Course can be repeated up to six credits. Prerequisites: Program advisor approval.

    Credits: 1

    Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

    Course Outline: BUSN2950