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Business/Accounting - Maalot Educational Network

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the legal environment of business; explain torts as they are encountered in business; recognize when a contract has been established; explain duties under contracts; suggest appropriate remedies for contractual breach; and list alternative dispute resolution in legal and ethical domains.

Instruction:

Major topics are: torts (civil wrongs), contract and criminal law, fraud, contractual breach and remedy, intellectual property, computer law and computer crime.  Methods of instruction include lecture, classroom exercises, and case studies.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category 3 semester hours in Business Law (2/11) (4/16 revalidation).

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the consequences of diversity in the workforce; describe and analyze jobs; explain how the selection process takes place within organizations; describe the assessment process; define motivation; define the role of training and development in strategic planning; and explain the impact of organizational culture on the Human Resource Management process.

Instruction:

Major topics are: development of Human Resource Management; strategic human resource planning; equal employment opportunity; analyzing and identifying jobs, selection in Human Resource Management; job assessment and compensation; and employee rights and history of the labor movement.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category 3 semester hours in Business or Human Resource Management (2/11) (4/16 revalidation).

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the marketing concept; determine marketing segments, targets, and positioning; determine an optimal marketing mix; explain brand decisions; define institutional marketing considerations; explain the significance of marketing channels; discuss the role of advertising and public relations; and discuss the social/consumer interest in marketing.

Instruction:

Major topics are: the marketing concept, management imperatives, the role of marketing in strategic planning, forecasting, market structure, and segmentation, targeting, market segments, and product positioning, branding, packaging, advertising, and promotion, and pricing and distribution channels.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Marketing, or Management (2/11) (4/16 revalidation).

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: appreciate the circular flows in economic environments; understand the history and nature of macroeconomics; understand the means of determining economic outputs; appreciate the role of government and fiscal policy; understand the banking system and monetary policy; relate to the issues of unemployment; relate to the issues of inflation; and appreciate the interrelation between economic and political considerations.

Instruction:

Major topics are: elements of supply and demand; measuring national output; consumption and investment; government fiscal and monetary policy (FRB); income distribution and wealth; and inflation and unemployment.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Macroeconomics or Business (2/11) (4/16 revalidation).

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain utility and demand theory; analyze cost; discuss imperfect competition in the marketplace; describe the role of government in the markets; explain the elements of international trade; and apply Game Theory to economic situations.

Instruction:

Major topics include: determination of output and price, theories of utility and demand, production cost analysis and marginal products, marginal costs, pricing input factors, land, resources, wages, salaries, and the labor market, competition - perfect and imperfect, oligopoly, monopoly, regulation, and anti trust policy, government policy and public choice, economic growth, international trade, and elements of risk and applied Game Theory.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Microeconomics or Business (2/11) (4/16 revalidation).

Location:

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

Length:

39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates:

April 2015 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: achieve and maintain financial stability; understand personal finance fundamentals and concepts; use critical thinking skills for responsible financial planning; and describe, create, and implement attainable and sustainable strategies to comprehend financial issues and meet those challenges successfully.

Instruction:

Topics include: financial stability; income; budgeting; banking procedures; taxes; savings; investing; interest; insurance; and credit use; attitudes and habits that lead to financial stability, writing and understanding a business or career plan, explaining and assessing organizational, financial, and educational considerations, developing, applying and evaluating budgeting strategies, compare banking procedures and service, personal risk management, compare saving and investing alternatives, identify and evaluate mortgage options, analyze ethical compromises in regards to personal finance and propose solutions. Assessment: Students are required to successfully pass a number of quizzes covering specific assigned topics and submit a portfolio assignment.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Business or Finance (4/16). 

Location:

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

Length:

16 hours (classroom-based or distance learning) and 320 hours of field work in a business setting. 

Dates:

April 2016 -  Present. 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify potential challenges to ethical, personal, and professional behavior in the workplace; analyze new situations and determine which laws of ethical behavior apply in every day interactions with colleagues and clients; and predict potentially negative experiences and prevent them in the best interest of the business and themselves. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: character-based decision-making related to successful long-term business interactions, personal responsibility, compromise for the common good, personal restraint for general justice, fortitude, and commitment to moral principles (to what extent and what expense), and the rubrics of personal integrity. Methods of instruction include: article summaries, research paper, and group projects. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Business or Ethics (4/16).  

Location:

Maalot Jerusalem, and other approved locations.

Length:

16 hours (classroom-based or distance learning) and 320 hours of field work in a business setting. 

Dates:

April 2016 - Present.   

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss various theories and frameworks for investigating issues and apply the theories to a range of issues in the workplace. The course is open to students across disciplines and provides integration of ideas across multiple business disciplines. 

Instruction:

Major topics include: dishonesty in the workplace, management of values in modern business settings, ethical status of employer(s) and employee(s), ethics in financial transactions, gender discrimination, and boundaries as related to cultural differences. Other topics include: readings from Business Ethical Literature, philosophical works of applied ethics and moral codes of behavior from Classical Judaic sources, and organizational behavior as related to ethical decision making. At the discreation of the instructor, special topics of interest may be examined and guest lecturers may be invited to share their expertise. Students are required to write and present a paper dealing with current ethical issues within their respective fields of business. 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Business or Ethics (4/16). 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

Version 1 and 2: 39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

Version 1: September 2009 - March 2016. Version 2: April 2016 - Present. 

Objectives:

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: analyze economic transactions; record economic transactions in the accounting system; prepare necessary adjusting and closing entries; maintain the general ledger; prepare financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Owner's Equity); provide examples of internal control procedures; and discuss the importance of ethics.

Instruction:

Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: the environment of accounting, debit/credit notation, adjusting and closing entries, accounting issues in a merchandise enterprise, design of an accounting system, internal control, current accounts, examination of different inventory methods, and valuation and depreciation issues related to non-current assets.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting or Business (2/11). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Accounting or Business (4/16 revalidation).

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

Versions 1 and 2: 39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates:

Version 1: September 2009 - March 2016. Version 2: April 2016 - Present.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the couse, students will be able to: identify and discuss the basic complexities in the asset, liability accounts; the capital structure of the business entity (debts versus equity) and its implications, the pervasiveness of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the changes that have occurred in the expectation of report users and the reaction of the accounting community; conduct a basic financial analysis of statements; prepare a cash flow statement; and recognize fundamental cost accounting issues.

Instruction:

Versions 1 and 2: Major topics include: payroll accounting, GAAP, nature of a partnership, corporation, capital structure, nature of bonds, accrual versus cash, analysis of financial statements, managerial and cost accounting. Methods of instruction include lecture and discussion.

Credit recommendation:

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting or Business (2/11). Version 2:  In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 4 semester hours in Accounting or Business (4/16 revalidation).

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