BUS 101: Foundations of Business Decision Making– Fall 2011
Section D, M/W/F, 12:45-1:35 PM, 1000 FSB
Section E, M/W/F, 2:15-3:05 PM, 1000 FSB
Section F, M/W/F, 3:20-4:10 PM, 1000 FSB
Mr. Robert Rollins
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:20- 5:20 PM
- Foundations of Business Decision Making,
Luzadis, Barr, and Herron, custom
published by McGrawHill,
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Supplemental BUS 101 Case Book
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The mission of the Farmer School of Business is to be a
premier business program that provides students with the
life-long ability to acquire knowledge and translate it into
responsible action in a competitive global environment.
Toward that end, we seek to develop future professionals
who will be critical thinkers with diverse perspectives and
IT skills necessary to be effective and ethical
communicators/decision makers in an increasingly
complex and multicultural environment.
This course will explore how to make better decisions by
considering multiple stakeholders, and provide an
overview of the basic business processes used by
The focus will be on developing and applying
critical thinking skills to typical business problems.
Learn to recognize major groups of stakeholders in
business decision making.
Explore the ethical aspects of business situations
and develop a framework for incorporating ethical,
legal, and economic considerations to decision
Understand the four fundamental business
acquiring financial capital, managing
human capital, acquiring customers, and creating
This class will give students the opportunity to
practice general analytical skills and increase their
comfort level in dealing with ambiguous and
Course Letter Grade:
Your final grade will be computed
by dividing your total points in Blackboard by 500,
multiplying by 100, and rounding to the nearest whole
number (total points may change based on # of
Less than 60
Please come in during office hours or make an
appointment if you want to discuss your grades.
privacy, I will not discuss grades by phone or email.
Exam 1 will be held on Monday, 9/19 from
7-9 PM in
Exam 2 will be held on Wednesday, 10/12
from 7-9 PM in FSB 1000.
Exam 3 will be held on
Monday, 11/7 from 7-9 PM in FSB 1000.
exam is Monday, 12/12 from 5:30-7:30 PM in a room
A “no-show on an exam is a zero for the exam.