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 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 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 effects 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 Examine the background and theories of supervision and management. Ease the transition to management by gaining the knowledge and.skills necessary to be successful in a management role including planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling.
BUSN 1010 Become an effective leader in today's global business environment. Determine your leadership style and the implications of that style in work group performance. Incorporate ethical decision making, 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.
This course is the same as ADMS1420 - both courses are cross listed together.
BUSN 1020 Develop habits to increase personal productivity and create and individual time
management plan. Set priorities, delegate and reduce time wasters and stressors. Explore strategies to improve time utilization in work groups. Learn practical tools to manage time and stress.
BUSN 1030 Non-financial managers and supervisors will gain knowledge and skills necessary to make sound business financial decisions. Emphasis on the key financial statements, accepted accounting principles and budgeting.
BUSN 1040 Organizational behavior (OB) is an interdisciplinary field drawing from numerous
disciplines including psychology, sociology, anthropology, economics, and organization theory. Students will review, discuss and analyze critical factors that make an organization of any size and purpose perform effectively.
Apply psychological principles to communications, organizational planning and
personnel management. Examine how systems and values shape an organization's culture. Discuss how individuals work inside an organization and influence those around them in teams and department settings. Understand the importance of system thinking and change management.
BUSN 1160 Participants will be provided with the essential human resources (HR) functions for all leaders/managers that are not taking the Human Resources Management Certificate. This course is aligned with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Essentials in Human Resources program and prepares the participant to take the exam to earn the SHRM Essentials Certificate.
COMS 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.