BMT-1600 Principles of Management
This course is a study of the role of the business manager and the decision-making process. Included are the identification of planning, organizing, leading and controlling functions of management. The development of management and organization theory is discussed. Subtopics include the role of the manager in today’s dynamic and diverse environments; tactical, strategic and contingency planning; elements of leadership; communications; and workforce diversity. Lastly, students examine the control process necessary to measure productivity.
Reading Proficiency Required
Formerly Formerly offered as MGT-1600. Students may not receive credit for both MGT-1600 and BMT-1600.
- Relate the functions of management, including planning, organizing, directing and controlling.
- Describe the theories of management and how these theories relate to today’s managerial challenges.
- Explain the components of a SWOT analysis.
- Relate the outcomes of a SWOT analysis to the environment of an organization.
- Describe the role of the manager in leading and advancing a business.
- Discriminate among the different types of plans: strategic, tactical, operational and contingency planning.
- Describe the elements of leadership and management in a diverse workforce.
- Identify techniques and impacts of changing quality and productivity within a business.
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