A study of the basic concepts of the management process: planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling. Integrated with the concurrent first-term courses and using the case-study method, it creates opportunities for the students to develop analytical, problem-solving, teamwork and communications skills, by analysing and presenting solutions to typical business problems. Topics covered include: structuring organizations, decision making and an introduction to production, human resources, controlling and strategic and tactical planning.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
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Upon successful completion the learner will be able to:
- Describe the internal and external variables that cause change and shape business decisions and management practices. (See note below)
- Explain the roles of a manager and the skills required to manage effectively and efficiently.
- Demonstrate organizational design concepts such as job design, departmentalization, locus of decision making, delegation of authority, and span of control.
- Identify an organization’s business strategy and competitive advantage.
- Understand the process of attracting, selecting, developing and retaining a qualified workforce.
- Understand the importance of control to the manager’s role, and describe the control process.
- Demonstrate critical thinking in identifying organizational challenges.
- Note: These variables include globalization, internal and external stakeholder groups, organizational culture and corporate social responsibility, ethics and sustainability.
Effective as of Winter 2021
Principles of Management (BUSA 2100) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Business + Media
- Business Information Technology Management (Artificial Intelligence Management Option)
- Business Information Technology Management (Enterprise Systems Management Option)
- Business Management
- Business Operations Management
- Financial Planning
- General Insurance and Risk Management
- Global Trade and Transportation Management
- Human Resource Management
- Marketing Management
- Marketing Management (Entrepreneurship Option)
- Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
- Marketing Management (Professional Real Estate Option)
- Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
- Marketing Management (Tourism Management Option)
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