200 Level Courses

201: Principles of Management in a Global Context

This class gives students a foundation in management theories and concepts. The course will help students improve their communication skills and practice problem solving, conflict resolution and decision making as an individual and in groups. Students will develop an understanding and relationship of the traditional functional areas of organizations; Marketing, Human Resources, Operations and Finance. The class setting will frequently utilize global business settings, cases and examples. Students will examine multiple ethical perspectives and learn to utilize these perspectives as a context for decision making.

210: The Strategic Environment

Leaders /Managers make decisions and take actions to ensure the long-term success of the organizations for which they work. Students will study the social, governmental and ethical issues that affect the conduct of business within a global environment. Students develop analytical and organizational design skills through an understanding of strategic thinking.

Prerequisites: ECON 111; ACFN 113; completion of a math course other than Math Explorations Co-requisite: GLBL 230

220: People in Organizations 

This class gives students a foundation in organizational behavior concepts, including a study of the impact of diversity in the workforce upon workers' performance. The class setting will frequently utilize global business settings, cases and examples. Students will examine multiple ethical perspectives and learn to utilize these perspectives as a context for decision making.

Prerequisites: ECON 111; ACFN113; completion of a math course other than Math Explorations Co-requisite: GLBL 240

230: Decision Making Methods

This course examines the application of qualitative and quantitative research techniques to management decision-making. Students will define research problems, design a research project, collect primary and secondary data, apply statistical tools, and reach conclusions. Computer applications will be employed. Students will use case studies and computer software in the analysis and decision making process related to case studies from the functional areas in organizations.

Prerequisites: ECON 111, ACFN 113; completion of a math course other than Math Explorations Co-requisite: GLBL 210

240: Tools of Analysis

Managers need to analyze quantitative data to make decisions for the enterprises for which they work. This course will provide students with the tools necessary to conduct such analyses. Statistical tools such as multiple regression analysis, factor analysis, and time series analysis will be presented. Financial data will be presented, and students will develop their comprehension of such data.

Prerequisites: ECON 111, ACFN 113; completion of a math course other than Math Explorations

Co-requisite: GLBL 220