Business Cornerstone Syllabus

Business Cornerstone Syllabus - BA3300 BUSINESS CORNERSTONE...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
BA3300 - BUSINESS CORNERSTONE Syllabus and VISTA Guidelines – Fall 2008 CRN’s 10168, 10170, 10174, 10181 INSTRUCTOR : Kim Gleason, MBA 1. Vista email (required) 2. [email protected] (back-up only) 3. Phone: 713-222-5322 (EMAIL is faster than voicemail as I check email several times a day) 4. Room # 457: Office hours: TTH 12:45 pm – 2:15 pm PRE-REQUISITES : Sophomore Standing : BOOK: Required: The Business Cornerstone, Building a Solid Foundation Course Book (Pearson Custom Publishing); fifth edition. Prerequisite (s ) ARE NOT optional, pre- requisites ARE requirements or courses that must be completed PRIOR to taking the course. The pre- requisite(s) for this course are described in the UHD catalog course description as: “(State the published pre- requisites here). It is the students’ responsibility to insure that they meet the pre-requisites prior to enrollment in this course. If the student enrolls and does not meet the pre-requisites he/she may be administratively withdrawn from the course at any time. The administrative withdrawal will result in NO REFUND of tuition and fees because it appears that the student knowingly enrolled in the course in violation of the Catalog requirements. Any variance in pre-requisite requirements or this policy must be obtained in writing from the Department Chair prior to enrollment in this course. COURSE DESCRIPTION This course is an introductory course for all business majors. The topics include critical thinking, team development, research methods, business ethics, diversity in the workplace and international business. The critical thinking component introduces the concepts and techniques of critical thinking. The team development component focuses on the importance and role of teams in business. The research methods component introduces the concepts of primary and secondary sources of information for business research. The ethics component introduces the basic ethical concepts, principles, and techniques of moral reasoning needed in business. The diversity component develops an understanding of the cultural demographic and regulatory aspects of a diverse population of customers and employees. The international component develops an understanding of business operations within a global economy. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES At the conclusion of this course the student will have strengthened the academic skills needed for success as a business major and will have a solid understanding of how ethics, diversity and globalization affect business operations. Specifically, the student will: 1. become a better critical thinker. 2. demonstrate an awareness of primary and secondary research methodologies and techniques. 3.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 09/04/2008 for the course BA 3300 taught by Professor Gleason during the Fall '08 term at University of Houston - Downtown.

Page1 / 5

Business Cornerstone Syllabus - BA3300 BUSINESS CORNERSTONE...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online