BA 1100 Public Presence
Skillful public speaking
Personal Development Matters
1. Functional Technical (our domain knowledge - Finance, nursing, accounting, etc)
Introduction to Business
Basics of business
Business: individuals or organizations trying to earn a profit by providing
products that satisfy peoples needs
Products: goods or services with tangible and intangible characteristics that
Companies have and use assets to support growth by producing revenue, cash flow,
and profits. Examples of assets are:
Technology, buildings & equipment, cash, people & Intellectual Property (IP)
Everything in business requires decisions
The Nature of Management
Questions to consider
Why is management so important, and what is its purpose?
What is more important to a manager, to be efficient or effective?
What document identifies an organizations reason for existence?
Ch. 9 Motivating the Workforce
Nature of Human Relations
Study of the behavior of individuals and groups in organizational settings
Inner drive that directs a persons behavior towards goals
Motivating the workforc
When impacting the 5 drivers, business professionals must ask:
Am i having the maximum impact, and the right impact?
The 5 drivers serve as our guide for where to impact the business
Cope suggests managers should balance the 5 drivers
Profit is the difference between revenue and expense
Profit Sharing Plans
Profit = (price * volume) - cost
Profit is a vital (and concise) measure of the value added by a business
Amounts, Ratios, Trends, Industry & Competitor Analysis