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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
SPEE 1020 This course is intended to increase student?s awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people?s personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.