Business Management

Business Management - A.A.S. Degree

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
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

BUSN 1000 Foundations of Management
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

BUSN 1010 Leadership
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

BUSN 1020 Management Effectiveness
3
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

BUSN 1030 Financial Management
2
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

BUSN 1040 Organizational Behavior
3
Total Core Credits 14

Technical Paths

Select two of the following three certificates: Credits
Human Resource Development — Certificate 14
Multicultural Supervision — Certificate 14
Quality Improvement — Certificate 14
Total Credits 28

Graduation Project or Internship

Choose one of the following:  
Graduation Project * 3
Internship 3
Total Credits 3

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
Description
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 1

Course Outline: ENGL1150

ENGL 1150 Composition I
3
Description
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication
3
Science or Math (MnTC Goal 3 or 4) 3
General Education Electives** 6
Total General Education Credits: 15
Total Program Credits: 60

* Graduation Project must have advisor approval and registration in the last semester of attendance. See advisor for details.
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.