Principles of Management - BUS 211- H1Instructor:Ismael Arcelay, MBA – Adjunct ProfessorOffice/Hours:Upon requestE-Mail: [email protected]Telephone: 610 488-2632Course Information:Credit Hours: 3 creditsClass Meeting: Academic Resource Ctr – Donley Center 205Prerequisite(s): NoneCorequisite(s): NoneCourse Description:This course is a general introductory study of the management of business and nonbusiness entities. It presents management as process of organization and coordination to achieved objectives as well as the necessity for leadership as a guiding principle. An introduction to management and the associated social responsibilities is followed by additional topics including: managerial decision making, critical thinking; team building and group dynamics; organizational structure, globalization, organizational culture; change theory; entrepreneurship; and organizational controls.Course Objective/CompetencyCourse ObjectiveCollegewide StudentCompetency1.Assess theories and models of management and leadership including thefour major functions of management and the characteristics of effective and responsible leadership. (Unit I)Communicate EffectivelyThinking Critically2.Discuss the nature of organizational environment and identify the differences in domestic business organizations and global organizations. (Unit II)3.Evaluate the processes that affect decision making and the strategic planning process. (Unit III)Thinking Critically4.Identify the basic elements of organizations and the nature of organizational design. (Unit IV)5.Explain the nature of the individual-organizational relationship and examine group dynamics and teams function within the workplace. (Unit V)6.Explain the purpose and characteristics of control and the importance of operations management. (Unit VI)1. Managing and the Manager's Job.2. Traditional and Contemporary Opportunities/Challenges.Part II: UNDERSTANDING THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONTEXT OF MANAGING.3. Understanding the Organization's Environment.4. Responding to the Ethical and Social Environment.5. Navigating the Global Environment.
-2-Part III: UNDERSTANDING PLANNING AND DECISION MAKING.6. Basic Elements of Planning and Decision Making.7. Managing Strategy and Strategic Planning.8. Managing Decision Making and Problem Solving.9. Managing Start-Ups and New Ventures.Part IV: UNDERSTANDING THE ORGANIZING PROCESS.10. Basic Elements of Organizing.11. Managing Organization Design.12. Managing Change and Innovation.13. Managing Human Resources.