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MGMT 201 : Principles of Management

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College of Business (WBUAD)
Principles of Management
A comprehensive overview of relevant management principles and practices as applied in contemporary organizations, this course focuses on management theories, philosophies, and functions.

After completing this course, the student should acquire a working knowledge of the role of management in modern business organizations, both domestic and global and understand how today’s professional managers integrate theory and practice. From this learning, the student should be able to assume the basic responsibilities in a managerial capacity. The student should also develop a personal philosophy of legal, ethical and social responsibilities of management.

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

1. Explain the concept of management, and compare the classical, behavioral, and management science approaches to management.

2. Compare the various communication skills and techniques used in business, and describe the various approaches to decision-making.

3. Explain the basic forms of international business organizations, and describe the legal, ethical, and social responsibilities for business firms.

4. Explain basic planning and strategy concepts, and describe the basic concepts of operations management.

5. Compare the concepts of power, authority, and responsibility; and describe the various forms of organizational structure.

6. Describe the basic tenets of work groups and work teams, and identify the key elements of staffing, including human resource planning, recruiting, and selection.

7. Explain the concept of control, describe the various types of controls used in business organizations, and describe the basic issues of operations control.

8. Describe the various approaches to motivation, and explain the primary methods used to appraise performance.

9. Describe the various tools used to develop employees and managers, and explain the various theories of leadership.

10. Describe the various approaches to managing change, conflict, and stress.

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Written assignments must be formatted in accordance with the current edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) unless otherwise instructed in individual assignments.

ActivityPercent of Grade
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Undergraduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
60 - 69% D
0 - 60% F

Graduate Grade Scale

90 - 100% A
80 - 89% B
70 - 79% C
0 - 69% F
Matthew P. Earnhardt, Ph.D. - 6/14/2015
Peter O’Reilly, DPS - 6/14/2015
Aaron Glassman - 6/14/2015
Dr. Bobby McMasters - 6/14/2015
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