MGT 241 - Principles of Management

Course Description

This applications-oriented course will teach students the basics of day-to-day managerial work-planning, organization, leading, and controlling. Realistic scenarios are explored in areas of leadership, communication, planning, conflict, strategy, problem solving, and working in teams. Group 2 course.

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Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies

BUS 101, ENG 111 minimum placement

General Education Outcomes supported by this course

Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct

Other college designations supported by this course

Infused: Writing Intensive

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify basic management vocabulary focused on the Planning Organizing Leading Controlling framework.
  • Assess the effectiveness of managerial models in solving current management issues and challenges.
  • Integrate interpersonal communication skills while interviewing a business manager.
Human Dimension:
  • Will recognize their own and others' leadership styles and the impact of these styles on effective work relationships.
Caring - Civic Learning:
  • Communicate models of ethical decision making with successful management practice.
Learning How to Learn:
  • Reflect on management concepts extracted from the business manager interviews.