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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Corporate College Services, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Policy (BUS 423)

Location: 
Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and other approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
32 hours (8 weeks).
Dates: 
July 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze complexities involved in managing a formal organization and the relationships of each functional specialty to the overall operation of the firm; assess the relationship between the internal operations of the firm and the external economic, political, socio-cultural, legal, regulatory, and technical environment; distinguish between basic causes of business problems and symptoms; formulate and implement strategic plans; apply analytical thinking and skills when analyzing data and reporting conclusions effectively in written and oral form; and evaluate practical realities of running various types of businesses.
Instruction: 

Major topics include: basic concepts of strategic management, corporate governance, and social responsibility; environmental scanning, industrial analysis, and internal scanning and organizational analysis; situation analysis, business strategy and case analysis; corporate strategy, functional strategy, and strategic choice; strategy implementation; and evaluation and control.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Strategic Planning, Strategic Management or Business Policy (6/10) (12/15 revalidation). NOTE: The educational approach in this course is based on the principles of accelerated learning and adult learning theory. Based on this, and due to the limited class size and the low student/teacher ratio, learning outcomes are achieved and content is covered in the allotted hours.

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